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On Qatar

Qatar, a small peninsular country that protrudes into the Persian Gulf, has a native population of about 500,000 people. Its flag consists of nine triangles which represent the nine major tribes of Qatar. 897 more words

The Middle East

From Ping Pong Diplomacy to Ping Pong Capitalism Part 1: An Example of China "Soft Power"

On April 10, 1971, members of the US Table Tennis team made a historic trip to China to play ping pong, a significant step in thawing the icy relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China. 484 more words

Geo-politics

The Superiority of Soft Power by UKIP

 The traditional perception of ‘strong leadership’ is the use of Hard Power. However, it will become apparent that Soft Power is the superior form of leadership. 2,290 more words

“Terrorism is like jujitsu. The small players win if they make the large player use his strength against himself.”

—Joseph Nye.

Thought For Today

“Integrate, But Hedge”: China In the Age of Global Governance, Part I

“Integrate, But Hedge”: China In the Age of Global Governance, Part I

By: Andrew Gavin Marshall

3 March 2016

Originally posted at Occupy.com on 26 January 2016… 1,500 more words

Economy

Wooing the World with Grassroots, Sustainable Local Agriculture

by Gretchen Mead
Executive Director

Last week I had the great honor to sit in front of my son’s 1st and 2nd grade class. These 6- through 8-year-olds interviewed me about what Victory Garden Initiative does, asking me: “What inspires you?” and “Do you grow peaches?” … 660 more words

Letter From The Director

Super Economies: A New Century, A New Power Dynamics

Super Economies

America, India, China and The Future of World

By Raghav Bahl

ISIN: 978-06-7008-812-6 ǁ Publishers: Random House ǁ Price: Rs. 699/-

Our times are characterized not by estranged superpowers building formidable arsenals, but by engaged societies building a robust global economy. 686 more words

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