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The Execution of Nimr Al-Nimr: Double Barrel Politics in the Middle East

Portrait of Nimr Baqr al-Nimr an independent Shia cleric in al-Awamiyah, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia by Abbas Goudarzi, Wikipedia Commons. On January 2, 2016, the Saudi government executed Nimr Al-Nimr, a prominent Shi’a Saudi cleric, who spent much of his adult life speaking for his marginalized community. Al-Nimr’s sermons and speeches came to symbolize the Read More…

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Narenda Modi and the Question of Hindu Nationalism in India- Part II

John Pollock discusses the 2002 massacres in Gujarat state under then chief minister Narendra Modi and asks whether the same mistakes are being made again in India

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How the Summer’s “Great Fall of China” Revealed the Communist Party’s Worst Fears- Part II

John Pollock discusses the implications for China following the summer’s stock market collapse and the role played by the Communist Party.

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How the Summer’s “Great Fall of China” Revealed the Communist Party’s Worst Fears- Part I

John Pollock discusses in detail the summer collapse of China’s Shanghai Stock Index and the implications for China’s transition from a command to a market economy.

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The “New Cold War”: Pt. 1

Russia recently produced an image of a secret nuclear warhead capable of devastating the United States with a 500ft tsunami able to destroy every living thing within 1000 miles. It was of course just “a leak”. If history has anything to say, however, it is very likely that this was a premeditated strategic military move. Read More…