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Your Internet Data is Rotting

MySpace users were recently shocked to learn that the company lost 50 million user files. It's a harsh lesson in not leaving your intellectual property unprotected on the information superhighway.

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CPEC: External Violence and Internal Opposition

With no water and no electricity, how can the Pakistani government hope to sell Gwadar as the most critical link in the CPEC chain, asks one analyst.

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China-US Trade War Heats up: 3 Reasons it Won’t Cool Down Anytime Soon

An economist explains why the US and Chinese governments are most likely to dig in their heels rather than find a compromise to end the costly trade conflict.

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The Marijuana Industry’s Dirty Little Secret

Investments in new tech, new methods and new approaches will allow cannabis cultivators to stay profitable despite narrowing margins and falling prices. And that means the green boom will keep going.

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Infrastructure and Energy Bind Bangladesh to China

As China outstrips all other external investors in Bangladesh by a considerable margin, energy and infrastructure projects are tying the South Asian country ever more tightly to China.

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Will The Gambia be a Turning Point for AU Peace Efforts?

After struggling to achieve results, the African Union is taking a different approach to post-conflict reconstruction in The Gambia.

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Pakistan: Telecom License Fees

The cost of the spectrum must go up substantially since the last license 15 years ago. Pakistan's leading analyst Ikram Sehgal argues that the spectrum prices are generally higher when the economies are in high sovereign debt and limited access to financial markets.

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Weaponized Finance

Forget bombs and bullets. Washington has weaponized finance – and finance is becoming America’s most potent weapon of war.

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We Need to Reclaim the Original Intent of Mother’s Day

Mother's Day was originally a call for peace and justice. Some are advocating it be returned to a day of action and reflection.

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Why Afghan Army Trainees Go AWOL in the US?

The reasons most often cited for Afghan trainees' absence without leave were safety concerns and a perceived lack of job security in Afghanistan following the training in the US.

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