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India’s Sell-Off of US Treasuries Proves That China’s Simultaneous Sell-Off is Not Ideologically Motivated

While the heavily indebted US economy relies on sovereign states to purchase American debt, the inflationary spirals that have appeared throughout small, medium and large emerging markets as a direct result of Washington’s policies have led to the phenomenon of both US partners and rivals simultaneously selling off their holdings […]

The Handshake That Changed The World: Duterte and Xi’s Healthy Relations Have Led to The First ASEAN-Chinese Joint Military Exercises

The importance of a single moment in history is not always immediately clear directly after it has occurred. Sometimes it takes months or even years for the significance of any particular event to be realised. But in the case of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to China in October of […]

The EU’s Condemnation of Saudi Arabia is a Last Ditch Attempt to Save Business Relations With Iran

The European Union has officially called for an independent investigation into the killing of Saudi born journalist Jamal Khashoggi while Germany’s Foreign Minister has stated that his nation and its European partners should consider ceasing weapons sales to Riyadh. But while this move is being sold to the public as one […]

Confusion From The Western Private Sector Could Push Saudi Arabia Towards Pakistan’s Public Sector

While Donald Trump continues to insist that Riyadh’s role in the murder of Saudi born journalist Jamal Khashoggi will not adversely effect lucrative arms deals between the United States and Saudi Arabia, both the alleged gruesomeness of the journalist’s murder as well as public feelings in the west turning at least […]

From Vietnam to Afghanistan: A History of America’s Shifting Goals in Similar Confrontations

America’s War in Vietnam remains a signpost signifying a moment when America’s own exceptionalist myth of invincibility began to falter in open sight. The watershed moment of the last helicopter leaving Saigon in 1975 became emblematic of a lumbering, highly equipped by deeply demoralised American armed forces that ultimately could […]