Tangled Roots: Migration and Juvenile Crime in China

Why truly meaningful Juvenile Justice reform in China requires solving the migrant dilemma and reforming the Hukou system Introduction The juvenile justice system of the People’s Republic of China (PRC or simply “China”) is situated within […]

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Singapore’s violations of the right to the freedom of expression and ...

Introduction Singapore frequently comes under criticism from the international community for its violations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), particularly Article Nineteen, which states that “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and […]

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The Realities of the Rise of an Islamist Group to Power: A Case Study ...

The concept of an Islamic state is central to traditional Islamic thought. Since the dissolution of Muhammad’s “perfect” Islamic state in Medina, Muslim leaders have striven to reestablish a state of the same character. Recently, fundamentalist […]

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A Reluctant Partnership: Daniel Ortega and His Vexed Relationship with ...

A comparative analysis of Daniel Ortega’s interactions with COSEP and the private sector elite from the Sandinista Revolution to 2016 “The Sandinistas needed private enterprise like a zoo needs a gorilla.” [i] –Large Cattle Rancher, August […]

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The Political and Economic Implications of Brexit on the Island of Ire ...

Introduction On June 23rd 2016, Great Britain shocked Europe and the rest of the world by voting to leave the European Union through a national referendum. The referendum, held in June 2016, stemmed from an election […]

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Understanding US-Pakistan Relations: In ...

Husain Haqqani is former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States (2008–2011). He is currently Senior Fellow and Director for South and Central Asia at the Hudson Institute and …

The Myth of Microfinance

The myth of microfinance is powerful. The idea that providing small loans to people in poverty will alleviate their conditions both satisfies our longing to be more altruistic …

Book Reviews

The Sword Also Means Cleanness

Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly, and the Making of the Modern Middle East. By Scott Anderson. Doubleday, 2013, 592 pp. $28.95. It begins with his eyes, “light blue and …

Review: China Airborne by James Fallows

With a recent glut of books from political commentators attempting to explore the modern Chinese economy, China Airborne by James Fallows stands out for its unique industry-specific focus. James Fallows, a …

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