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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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Er-Rafia on China’s OBOR and the Global Balance of Power

April 6, 2017 • latest, What Experts SayComments (0)

Fatima-Zohra Er-Rafia is a lecturer at HEC Montréal and Polytechnique Montréal, a consultant, and an independent researcher. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration with a focus on China and Japan. Dr. Er-Rafia specializes in cross-cultural management,

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

US-Iran Trade

Absence of American Companies in Iran Costing US Billions in Opportunities and Jobs

December 14, 2016 • Global Business, latestComments (0)

Washington, DC–US sanctions on Iran have carried a significant cost to the US trade and economy, a new report published by the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) finds. The report “Losing More Billions – The Cost of Iran Sanctions to the US.