The Human side of Politics

Have you ever walked a mile in someone else’s shoes?

Channel Miller at Room for Discussion – Preview

It has been now over 5 years since the woman who became known as “Emily Doe” was sexually assaulted on the Stanford University Campus. Her new book reveals her real name.

The Economics of Migration

From the border between the US and Mexico to the exodus of Africans to Europe: what role does migration play in the 21st century?

Diamonds Are Not Only a Girl’s Best Friends

Most of us recall the famous Marilyn Monroe singing “Diamonds are the Girl’s Best Friends” in the movie by Howard Hawks “Gentlemen Preferer Blonds”. The trend for the diamond engagement rings is growing with the jewelry company marketing as an inseparable part of the lifelong commitment. “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” with Audrey Hapburn staring that made

A brief history of Hong Kong

Since the last couple of months, there has hardly a day gone by during which Hong Kong and its political crisis were not mentioned in the news. Roughly over the last six months, this vibrant city has been the showplace of rising tensions between the government and its citizens. In this article, I will briefly

The Re-establishment of Deterrence – The Death of Soleimani

“Deterrence is hard to establish and easy to lose.” – Victor Davis Hansen

On January 3rd, General Qasem Soleimani – whom many saw as Iran’s second most powerful man – was taken out by a U.S. airstrike while driving to the Baghdad international airport. According to a statement from the Pentagon the decisive action was taken at the direction of President Donald Trump in order to protect U.S.

Can We Change the World? Demonstrations in 2019

Unprecedented Political Mobilization is Calling for a New Social Contract between Citizens and States.

2019 seems to have consolidated an unusual outpouring of widespread anger. In fact, not since the wave of “people power” movements in the late 1980s and 1990s has the world experienced such a wave of demonstrations. Algeria, Bolivia, Britain, India, Sudan, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, France, Guinea, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Pakistan – the