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British corporate plunder helped provoke the war in Western Sahara

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The political effects of the current COVID pandemic have been seen in multiple areas of global relations. The case of China’s foreign...

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China, Taiwan and Africa: The case of Somaliland

In August 2020, media outlets began reporting on the development of negotiations held between President Muse Bihi Abdi of Somaliland and a...