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Research Last Updated: Jul 17, 2018 - 2:37:32 PM


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To see why Trump’s tariffs have hit a Chinese nerve, read history
From foreigners running the country’s lucrative customs service, to Mao’s ‘self-reliance’, to finally joining the WTO; terms of trade have long shaped China’s relationship with the Wes

Jun 29, 2018 - 11:20:33 AM

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Blockchain-based property registries may help lift poor people out of poverty
Many developing countries don’t have a working system of tracking property rights, and what they do have can be fragile and incomplete. In Haiti, for instance, a large earthquake in 2010 destroyed all the municipal buildings that stored documents confirming many small farmers’ ownership of the land they worked. Even years later, many farmers didn’t have proof that they were landowners. People are still fighting over their land.

Jun 29, 2018 - 11:11:22 AM

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The UAE in Yemen: With a Lot of Help from its Mercs
The UAE has participated in the ongoing, Saudi-led war in Yemen largely through its use of a disparate collection of mercenaries, or to use the accepted euphemism, “private military contractors” (PMC).

Jun 21, 2018 - 10:22:04 AM

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Academic to probe EU's secret law-making
According to the Oxford dictionary, the word "trialogue" has been around since the sixteenth century, and is defined as a "dialogue or meeting between three people or groups".

Jun 12, 2018 - 3:07:00 PM

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Intelligence: Night Moves
It was only a matter of time before the increasing availability of commercial photo satellite photos, and the increasing resolution, made it possible for economists to gather more accurate economic data about nations that were known to provide unreliable statistics. Major offenders include China, Russia and North Korea. The answer came in the night.

Jun 11, 2018 - 11:30:48 AM



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