A record 29,000 Mexicans were murdered last year – can soldiers stop the bloodshed?

Luis Gómez Romero, University of Wollongong Mexico’s war on drugs has left 234,966 people dead in the last 11 years.

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Trump Breaks Nuclear Taboos, Strives For Supremacy

Global Geopolitics Net – IDN InDepthNews By Daryl G. Kimball and Kingston A. Reif Daryl G. Kimball is Executive Director of

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Vision 2030 & the Political Costs of Saudi Reforms – Part 2

Global Geopolitics Net – IPS By Adel Abdel Ghafar DOHA, Qatar, Feb 20 (IPS)  – A pillar of the Saudi

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Forced disappearances are on the rise as human rights violators cover their tracks

Rodwan Abouharb, UCL It seems the global campaign to protect human rights has had an unexpected side-effect: governments are changing

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Robots, Unemployment … and Immigrants

Global Geopolitics Net – IPS For every industrial robot introduced into the workforce, six jobs are eliminated. By Roberto Savio

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Strife and Stagnation: The Impact of Peru’s Political Turmoil

Originally published on COHA By Ben Tannenbaum,  Extramural Contributor at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs To download a PDF of this

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The Eight Criminal Armies Supporting Venezuela’s Maduro Administration

Originally Published on InSight Crime Analysis Written by Venezuela Investigative Unit of InSight Crime   The editor of one of Venezuela’s most

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Europe’s Poverty Time Bomb

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY EDOARDO CAMPANELLA Poverty, especially among the young, has been a growing problem across many European countries

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Venezuelan refugees inflame Brazil’s already simmering migrant crisis

Robert Muggah, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) Though refugee and migration crises have dominated headlines in recent

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The Xi Jinping Faction Dominates Regional Appointments After the 19th Party Congress

Originally Published on The Jamestown Foundation By: Willy Wo-Lap Lam In mid-January, the Chinese Communist Party further confirmed Xi Jinping’s status

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Can Airstrikes Alone Tackle Islamic State in Libya?

Originally Published on The Jamestown Foundation By: Avery Plaw, Allan Pilch In the last four months of 2017, the United States resumed

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