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Egypt Doubled Down on Fossil Fuels by Stifling Dissent
Last November, Egypt hosted the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP27. In preparatory meetings, its government criticized the hypocrisy of high-emission countries that have failed to adequately support developing countries in
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Latin America’s Pink Tide Is a Mirage
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s narrow victory over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s runoff presidential election last October has been widely hailed as historic. Not only did the 77-year-old former union leader and two-term president achieve a comeb
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Core Pillars Of Stability Inspire True Confidence
Years of economic, political and civil stability, along with a sound and well-established legal framework based on English Common Law, have allowed the Bahamas’ robust regulatory environment to flourish. The Central Bank of The Bahamas has worked har
Foreign Policy Magazine9 min. leídosIntelligence (AI) & Semantics
Biden Is All-In on Taking Out China
The United States has waged low-grade economic warfare against China for at least four years now—firing volley after volley of tariffs, export controls, investment blocks, visa limits, and much more. But Washington’s endgame for this conflict has alw
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Major Maritime Sector On The Crest Of A Wave
Blessed with a strategic location between several continents and proximity to crucial transhipment lanes that serve a comprehensive range of global consumer, industrial and commodity markets, it is no surprise the Bahamas has established an experienc
Foreign Policy Magazine6 min. leídosWorld
Prevent China From Killing Human Rights at the U.N.
On Oct. 6, 2022, the United Nations Human Rights Council rejected a resolution to hold a debate on China’s human rights violations in Xinjiang. The vote was spurred by a meticulous report published five weeks earlier by the Office of the High Commiss
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Diversified And Open Economy Offers Ideal Platform For Growth
Boasting the most powerful economy in Central America and an enviable reputation as a leading destination for global technology giants thanks to its excellent manufacturing capabilities and skilled human resources, Costa Rica is going from strength t
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What In The World?
The following is adapted from past editions of FP’s weekly online news quiz. Test yourself every week at 1. Britain’s longest-serving ruler, Queen Elizabeth II, died last September. How old was her son and heir when he took the thr
Foreign Policy Magazine3 min. leídosCrime & Violence
New Rules For War
Predictions about the future of war follow narratives and intellectual fashions. At the beginning of the millennium, the emergence of high-tech drones—the U.S. military’s all-seeing eyes in Afghanistan—fueled futuristic visions of battles contested b
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Banking And Financial Services Players Shine
The financial services industry is considered the second pillar of the Bahamian economy, contributing about 15% of its GDP. Despite the pandemic, the country has maintained its status as a global financial leader, modernized key financial services le
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min. leídosLeadership
Preparing Leaders Through a Program Grounded in Ethics and Commitment to Service
Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University Earlier this academic year, a student in the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) approached the director of their program abo
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Madrid: Your Plug-and-play Market To Grow
The region of Madrid is the dynamic engine of Spain’s economy, contributing nearly 20% of the nation’s €1.2-trillion gross domestic product and drawing in over 72% of its inward investments. “It’s a land of opportunities that’s booming, attracting in
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min. leídosInternational Relations
A New Push for Nuclear Guardrails
THE WORLD NEEDS A RUSSIA that is not playing with nuclear escalation and threatening nuclear holocaust. If Russia continues on its present course, we will be dealing with a very large nuclear pariah state with thousands of warheads and the missiles
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min. leídosAmerican Government
An Education On International Power And Politics For The Real World
Research Assistant Professor, Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M University Yuval Weber’s students at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government & Public Service spend plenty of time in the classroom. But the true focus is on
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The Cult Of Modi
It is not good for us to worship an individual. Only an ideal or a principle can be worshipped. —Mohandas Gandhi, addressing a meeting of his admirers in April 1937 INDIA CLAIMS TO BE THE LARGEST DEMOCRACY in the world, and its ruling party, the Bhar
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Infrastructure Projects Cultivate Connectivity
Although blessed with a wonderful selection of natural assets, the size and spread of the Bahamas’ many islands, not to mention its vulnerability to powerful hurricanes and tropical storms, mean reliable and durable telecoms and transport infrastruct
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min. leídosInternational Relations
From The Editor
FOR MUCH OF THE LAST YEAR, FOREIGN POLICY’s reporters and analysts have been trying to make sense of Russia’s war in Ukraine. But remember the adage that generals always fight the last war? Of late, we at FP have been wondering: What can this war tea
Foreign Policy Magazine4 min. leídosInternational Relations
Counter Russia’s and China’s Playbook
ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL MILITARY LESSONS from Russia’s war in Ukraine is that China’s, Russia’s, and Iran’s strategy to keep the United States out of their respective backyards can also be employed against these revisionist powers in defense of the
Foreign Policy Magazine3 min. leídosWorld
Don’t Fight the Last War
POLITICIANS, LIKE GENERALS, have a tendency to fight the last war. But Chinese leader Xi Jinping likely understands that he cannot wage a future conflict over Taiwan by replicating the strategy that failed Russia in Ukraine. Instead, rather than risk
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Coming to America
America’s immigration wars are at an impasse. With illegal crossings surging at the southern border and the backlog in green card petitions reaching new heights, there is a widespread sense that the U.S. immigration system is badly broken. Yet there’
Foreign Policy Magazine6 min. leídosInternational Relations
Can Putin’s Center Hold?
The question of how Russian elites are responding to further developments in the Russia-Ukraine war has become one of the most discussed issues in Russian and Western media. That’s understandable: While ordinary Russians remain relatively conformist
Foreign Policy Magazine3 min. leídosSecurity
Real War Trumps CyberWar
AN ESPECIALLY intriguing aspect of the Russia-Ukraine war is the apparent absence of Russian cyberwarfare success. Many cybersecurity experts have been wondering why. Did we overestimate the abilities of the Russian cyberjuggernaut? Were the Russians
Foreign Policy Magazine5 min. leídosInternational Relations
Why Japan Should Join AUKUS
A new quad is coalescing in the Indo-Pacific, and it is likely to have an even greater impact than the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, a grouping that brings together Australia, India, Japan, and the United States. The new alignment is coming about
Foreign Policy Magazine3 min. leídosInternational Relations
Put An End To Brinkmanship
2045 WILL MARK the first century of the nuclear age. The nations of the world should come together to make it the last. They should look at the Russian brinkmanship over Ukraine and past nuclear standoffs and say: enough. Russian President Vladimir P
Foreign Policy Magazine6 min. leídosWorld
China’s Decade of Buried Hopes
When I began visiting China in the late 1990s, the 1980s already felt untouchably remote. In English-language books on the 1980s in China, I read about an era in which the fundamentals of life were openly and fervently debated: the legacies of the Ma
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Passenger Numbers Up As Aviation Links Boost Islands’ Accessibility
As the Bahamas’ enviable reputation as a picture-perfect getaway for a short-haul or long-haul escape all year round continues to grow, so does the number of ways to arrive, with new cruise itineraries and aviation routes bringing the country ever cl
Foreign Policy Magazine7 min. leídosWorld
The European Project Is At The Mercy Of The Weather
Right now, the sobering truth is that the future of Europe hinges on the weather. It seems absurd. But whether this winter is cold or warm will determine if Europe gets through the next several months without major economic, political, or social stre
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Exports Conquer New Markets Far And Wide
Juggling the twin goals of attracting major FDI and promoting Costa Rican goods and services to scores of export markets, Promotora de Comercio Exterior de Costa Rica (Procomer) is a key figure in the country’s thriving trade and industry arena. As a
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Texas A&M Plants Flag in Washington, DC
Texas A&M University has opened a new teaching site in Washington, DC featuring the Bush School of Government and Public Service, a graduate program founded by the nation’s 41st president. The Bush School DC offers a Master of National Security and I
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Beware of Wrong Lessons From Unsophisticated Russia
THE STARTING POINT for drawing lessons from the Russia-Ukraine war is the fact that Russian forces were significantly limited by the insufficient quality and quantity of their technology and capabilities. China, Taiwan, and the latter’s allies are te
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