Economic Liberalization in Cuba

Cuba, presents a rare case study on economic liberalization and its effect on equality. With economic equality comes not only a fairer society, but also a more stable one, and it is time that the United States focuses on bettering itself for everyone and not just a few.

The Humanitarian Military

Traditionally, militaries and humanitarian organizations undertake this role separately, each with their own set of mandates. Beginning in the 1990s, however, their mandates began to intersect with increasing intensity in the second half of the decade.

Russia’s Civil Society

The role of Russia’s civil society has not reached its potential yet and there is still a struggle ahead when it comes to uniting the population to achieve desired reforms.

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Myanmar: A Strategic Asian Hinge?

Myanmar (formerly Burma), occupies a unique place within Southeast Asian cross-border diplomacy. Straddled to the east and west by India and China and controlling access to the Bay of Bengal, the country’s recent re-emergence onto…

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R2P (Responsibility to Protect): A Panacea in Theory Alone

Globalization has increased awareness, on an international level, the inherent inequities between the developing and developing worlds. This distinction has also become painfully evident through the actions of international institutions tasked with safeguarding the welfare…

Letters from the Roosevelts

President Obama must learn from Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt that the mark of an historic and effective Presidency is to embrace the role of commander-in-chief, especially in terms of the relationship with the media and Congress. With these models guiding his actions, he will be on the right path to a historic presidency and American will have a better chance of being on the right path into the future.