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Below, you can find excerpts from all of the articles in our Spring 2014 issue. In addition, content is available from all of our back issues. Simply follow the links above.

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Spring 2014

Editor’s Comment

The future no longer seems certain. Russia has swallowed Crimea. What is next to unfold has yet to be seen. War and peace sound like simple concepts but global security is … [More]

Op-Ed

Ukraine Imbroglio: Russia is in control for now. By Probir K. Sarkar. Ukraine, the terra incognita, once made world headlines in 1986, under Soviet rule, when the … [More]

Letters

Could an African or Asian Union catch up to the Global North? Faced with developmental challenges of the planet, world leaders have often found that a concerted response … [More]


The Intelligence

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Beneath the Bloodshed in Mexico

Policy fault lines have fueled the violence in the narcotics industry. By Peter Bjel. On a Sunday morning in January, the community of … [More]

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The Political Tides of South and Southeast Asia

It is a year of election challenge and consequence for ten nations in the region. By Rajendra Prabhu. Conflicts between the religious … [More]

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The Future Face of North America

Immigration matters for the U.S. and Canada in the new global economy. By Constantine Passaris. Two of the top immigration … [More]

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Canada’s Shameful Scar

A national truth commission attempts to reconcile Canada’s worst tragedy. By Peter Bjel. Canada is unique among many nations. … [More]


Russia’s Sphere

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The Battle for the Black Sea

Russia’s moves in Crimea are ominous for other Black Sea nations considering E.U. ascension. By Cristina … [More]

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Book Review: ‘Kicking the Kremlin’

Charting the dual rise of Putin and the anti-Putin protest movement. By Alexander H. Maurice. When you’re … [More]

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“Something very dark is going on in Russia right now.”

Interview with author/journalist Marc Bennetts. By Alexander H. Maurice. Marc Bennetts is a British … [More]


Technology Trends

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The iCity

In an age of rapid technological advancement, Smart Cities will leave the rest behind. By Kevin G. … [More]

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Can the Sun Replace Oil?

What if a battery could make renewable energy more efficient than fossil fuels... By Benjamin … [More]

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