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US and China: The Future of Relations?

This small BBC article focuses on how the US initially outlined the attacks in Kunming as “a horrific, senseless act of violence”. (BBC,2014) Yet now, in light of the Chinese media reaction to this statement and them not deeming it a ‘terrorist’ attack, they have declared it an act of terrorism. 356 more words

Politics And International Relations

From Kievan Rus' to Russian Kyiv

If one strips away the Kremlin’s rhetoric over the last several months, one can better understand Russia’s position towards the recent developments in Ukraine. In essence, it all comes down to Russia being willing to do whatever it takes, including bribing Ukraine away from Europe to the tune of $15 billion in soft loans, to ensure its status as a regional hegemon. 478 more words