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Egyptian revolution

Remembering a Revolution: Talk Like an Egyptian

April 12, 2017 • Concepts & Thoughts, latestComments (0)

In his latest piece for The New Yorker, Peter Hessler writes about learning to speak Arabic as an adult, when his family moved to Cairo, Egypt, in October of 2011. “It was the first fall after the Arab Spring, and Arabic lessons were a way to absorb language, culture, and politics”, Hessler writes in “Talk …

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OBOR Eurasia

To Be Continued…Global Geo-Strategic Shifts

January 11, 2017 • Concepts & Thoughts, latestComments (0)

by Henry Collison Montreal—The tumultuous socio-political developments of 2016 have had their reverberations spilled over into the new year. Barely stepping into the early hours of 2017, Turkey experienced renewed bloodshed when crowds celebrating the

geopolitics under Trump

Navigating Global Geopolitics Under Trump

December 13, 2016 • Concepts & Thoughts, What Experts SayComments (0)

by Dan Mueller Frankfurt–It appears that there is no end in sight to America’s post-election brouhaha. It has covered a whole range of issues with varying degree of sadness, entertainment, and shock. From stories about fake news to allegations of

Why It is WISE to Take Note of Education in China

November 7, 2016 • Concepts & ThoughtsComments (0)

By Angelica Towne Beijing–Last weekend I had the pleasure of speaking at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) regional gathering in Beijing, China, entitled ‘Innovating for Equity and Empowerment’. The WISE-LIFE China Forum, developed

U.S Foreign Policy under Trump

Israeli Politics, U.S Foreign Policy, and a New American President

November 6, 2016 • Concepts & ThoughtsComments (0)

By Mitchell A. Belfer As America decides its future within the next few days, it is a fitting moment to contemplate the impact of a new U.S foreign policy on one of its most important allies: Israel. Middle East politics is again ablaze, but it is easy for