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International Response Israel-HamasFebruary 2024OpinionMiddle East

Policy Maker’s Motivations for the Continuation of the War in Gaza

Whether it is morally right or wrong for the United States to further support Israel during the Hamas conflict is not for me to decide, yet the fact remains that policy makers are financially benefiting from continued strife and conflict, especially in the Middle Eastern region. Because the United States politicians benefit from increased conflict in that area, the US will continue to aid in the continuation of the war.

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54th World Economic Forum Tackles Climate Change, AI

The 54th annual World Economic Forum occurred in Davos, Switzerland from January 16-19, providing a forum that aimed to “provide a crucial space to focus on the fundamental principles driving trust, including transparency, consistency, and accountability,” the organizers said and as reported by Sustainable Tech Partner. The goal was also to rebuild trust, generate new ideas, and create partnerships to advance solutions to challenges the world faces.

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2023November 2023International Response Israel-HamasFocus

FOCUS on International Response to the Israel-Hamas War: China

Through its actions thus far, China seems to have sided largely with Palestine, but it also has significant economic ties with Israel. The reason for this dichotomy, Politico claims, is a long-term play to gain favor in the Middle East and with countries searching for alternatives to U.S. partnerships, while maintaining its long-standing policy of non-interference with other countries’ internal affairs.

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2023November 2023International Response Israel-HamasFocus

FOCUS on International Response to Israel-Hamas War: Saudi Arabia

Saudia Arabia has long held a place as arguably the most influential country in the Middle East. Yet, as the world reels from the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, and nations such as Qatar and Egypt have rushed in with attempts to broker the release of hostages and send aid to Gaza, as NBC News reports, Saudia Arabia has been slow to react.

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2023October 2023Recent Post-Soviet InstabilityFocus

FOCUS on Recent Post-Soviet Instability: Nagorno-Karabakh

Last December, Azerbaijan imposed a blockade on the Nagorno-Karabakh region by targeting the Lachin Corridor, The only road connecting Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia and the outside world. The blockade has led to a humanitarian crisis, with thousands of people being displaced from their homes and a scarcity of food, medical supplies, and electricity, reports CNN.

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