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A native Argentinian, Matias Ilivitzky is completing Ph.D. studies at the University of Buenos Aires.

According to political philosopher Hannah Arendt, the Hungarian uprising of 1956 was an authentic revolution: it was popular, spontaneous, and unexpected. It took everyone …

Anti-Communist Intellectuals

“Stalin trusted only one man and that was Hitler.” This axiom exemplifies Hannah Arendt’s conception of Soviet domination. The USSR was equivalent to the …

Vietnam

When the U.S. agreed to sign the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership agreement in July 2013, it betrayed an unwillingness to denounce Vietnam’s long record of …

India

The world’s largest democracy is under threat. India has been fighting against a violent far-left Naxalite insurgency, named after the Naxalbari area where it …

Cuba Venezuela

After a third round of negotiations between the US and Cuba, held surreptitiously in Havana on March 16, ended only a day after they started, …

Russia

Can you imagine going to Auschwitz and not finding a single reference to Hitler or the Nazi party? In the latest sign of the Russian …

Africa China

Africa is catching up. According to projections from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Africa has surpassed Asia in its growth rate. Of the world’s …

China

Communist China’s investment in New Zealand is rising. Concentrated mostly in the dairy sector, many Chinese companies have purchased their counterparts in NZ. China’s …

Russia

To see the man that publicly declared the fall of the Soviet Union the “greatest geopolitical catastrophe” of the twentieth century ousted from his …

Greece

The new left-wing government of Greece has caused deep consternation in the international arena. By making both formal and informal statements against EU sanctions …