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Israel, Palestine/Gaza/Hamas 22 November 2023-February 2024

Israel, Palestine/Gaza/Hamas October-21 November 2023 Why The Middle East Won’t Accept Palestinian Refugees War in Israel and Gaza Brookings Critical analysis and commentary on the wide-ranging ramifications of Hamas’s October 7, 2023 attack against Israel and […]

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China geopolitical strategy August 2022-December 2023

More on China Belt and Road Initiative: Relevance beyond the Xi Jinping regime? What Is the ‘Quad’ and Should China Fear It? 24 December China’s inaction over Red Sea shipping attacks could exact a high price […]

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COP28 UAE Climate Change Conference

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) KPMG’s 2023 Net Zero Readiness Report 13-14 December Failure of Cop28 on fossil fuel phase-out is ‘devastating’, say scientists Climate experts say lack of unambiguous statement is ‘tragedy […]

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Space: the final frontier May 2021-November 2023

NASA Space news European Space Agency (ESA) Rosetta Overview Mars ; space.com The Hubble Deep Field: Five space exploration missions to look out for in 2023 It’s been an eventful year for space exploration, with successes including […]

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China: government and governance September 2022-

China The Prince: Searching for Xi Jinping Xi Jinping is the most powerful person in the world. At China’s 20th Communist Party congress in October he secured a third term as party chief, and may rule […]

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