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  • Algeria – Ancient to Contemporary

    Africa / Algeria – Ancient to Contemporary

    France called its air force and paratroopers who responded to the demonstrators with such extreme violence that 45,000 Algerians were killed within a few days. This changed the political climate and several new parties emerged with the demand for independence, some of them making para-military wings to organize revolts and guerilla tactics against the French and by 1954 the Algerian War of Independence had begun.

  • The Pink Tide

    Americas / The Pink Tide

    The legacy of Hugo Chavez, who is considered the mast-holder of Bolivarianism in South America, is not just of a communist ideal that is meant to create a utilitarian economy and the uplift of the lower class, it is an idea based on the spirit of freedom and the strength needed to sustain it.

  • Superpower Dying

    Americas / Superpower Dying

    This study analyzes the status of United States as a superpower based upon the stages of the life of a superpower identified by Samuel Huntington in his essay ‘The Lonely Superpower’, and tries to find out how far the United States has moved into his predictions, after over one and a half decade of his writing.

  • Obama in the Spin

    Americas / Obama in the Spin

    Between sweet words and a lot of self-aggrandizement of America’s leadership role in the world, Obama made clear that the US will unilaterally pursue its interest.

  • Palestine Struggles

    Palestine / Palestine Struggles

    How the Palestinians realized thier own freedom struggle in midst of an ill-fated championing of the Arab World of thier cause