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  • The world needs to work together to face many profound challenges, ranging from economic and political spheres and extending far beyond. At the root of many of these problems is the human race’s lack of sensibility and maturity. Given our current moment in history, when human beings might either slip...
  • Terrorism in the North Caucasus is not only a serious challenge for the safety of Russia, but is also in danger of spreading beyond the boundaries of the Caucasus to most countries in the region. Having arisen in this region, terrorism has become almost immediately an all-Russia phenomenon. Terrorists have...
  • In the year 2011, the Middle East entered a convoluted new phase of political and economic turmoil. This has led to a number of prominent Arab political leaders expending their authority among local populations, and consequently being severely isolated. This outcome was generated by mass discontent, which resulted in a...
  • The countries of Central Asia have not been immune to the global forces that have been stimulating religiously inspired violence, as some of its citizens participate in international jihadist groups while others have committed locally organised terrorist actions. But at the same time, none of these countries have demonstrated that...
  • Terrorism can be compared to AIDS. In both instances, the major goal in the study of each consists in delivering humankind from the wickedest global hazards of our time.
    While AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) and its properties have been attributed a concrete and understandable medical definition, terrorism to this day...
  • The financial crisis of 2008, which exposed how some of the West’s major banks were driven into bankruptcy, ought to have been a historic turning point in western civilisation. For eight years, the political elites managed to maintain a ‘business as usual’ approach by containing the crisis. The protests –...
  • Applied economics is all about who takes what and how much out of the distribution mechanisms of markets and governments. In economic cycles, every turn has winners and losers. The very fact that economies face cyclical fluctuations proves that markets are not divine. Markets fail, and this failure can be...