The North and South Poles: Geopolitical Mirrors?

  Even though they both belong to the world of cold, the Arctic and Antarctic poles seem to function as two inverted geopolitical mirrors: the North Pole is an ocean surrounded by continents, while the South Pole is a continent surrounded by oceans.  

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Countering Jihadi Swarm Tactics in the Sahel

Widely spread in the Sahelian zone because of its affordability and the mobility it provides motorists, motorcycles have become an element of social prestige for the youth. However, their use has been inordinately diverted for criminal purposes, thus leading to an increase of motorcycle attacks in the region. 

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The Advent of the Authoritarian Seducers

During the period of relative peace which took place during the second half of the eighteenth century, authoritarian seducers vegetated at the periphery of power, contenting themselves with satiating their appetites on female prey. Seduction, the artificial deception of others, had sometimes the attractive face of persuasion. Yet, a sovereign desirous of reigning with justice…

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Indecision

Present times are marked by a striking contrast between tremendous technological acceleration and the paralysis of decision-makers. How can we explain this gap?

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