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Suspending US-South Korean large-scale military exercises unlikely to change North Korea’s nuclear course

Suspending US-South Korean large-scale military exercises unlikely to change North Korea’s nuclear course

The article argues that Washington’s suspension of large-scale joint military exercises with South Korea, planned for March, will not reverse North Korea’s nuclear ambitions....
Remains of the iron curtain in the Czech Republic. (Credit: phbcz/Bigstock)

A new Cold War or can we move from ‘lose-lose’ to ‘win-win’?

Talk of a ‘new Cold War’ once seemed alarmist, but today it is fast becoming rooted in a new reality, a new mentality of...
infrastructure development

A bridge to riches: When infrastructure makes nations prosper

There can be little doubt that despite the far-reaching influence of globalisation, modern nation-states retain key actors when it comes to infrastructure development. National...
migration

Bridging cultural and religious fault-lines with dialogue-of-civilisations principles: Aspects for migration policy

European state institutions and non-governmental organisations are currently debating best practice and seeking effective approaches as to how the evolving challenges of international migration...
art market

The art market as an outlet for wealth accumulation and mobility

Liquid capital circulating around the globe is being channeled into financial markets, real estate, luxuries, and increasingly, the art market, the main focus of...
Traore

Terrorism in Mali: An issue that affects everyone

Excellencies, Presidents, Prime Ministers and Ministers, Mr President of the Institute, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and gentlemen, I should like to begin by thanking those in...
The role of tax havens

Hiding financial wealth: The role of tax havens

Although there is no universally accepted definition of tax havens/special tax jurisdictions, they share at least three common features: (a) low or zero taxation of...
Making Sustainability Work Through Business Transformation

Making Sustainability Work Through Business Transformation

A recent study found India’s economic growth to be at over seven percent, largely led by businesses pursuing innovation activities and automation initiatives that are aimed at sustainable, long-term...

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