Phoenicia: A Forgotten Civilization and History’s First Global Empire

Phoenicia: A Forgotten Civilization and History’s First Global Empire

Abstract Lebanon’s history is one of the least talked about but one of the oldest in history dating back to the ancient civilization of Canaan or Phoenicia. The influence of the Phoenicians was felt far and across the ancient world. The Phoenicians managed to spread their influence because they ventured beyond their homeland both physically…Read More

The Role of Money in International Politics

The Role of Money in International Politics: Powerful and Dangerous

ABSTRACT This article will focus on an underappreciated and rarely discussed issue in international politics, the role that money, resources and wealth play in influencing government policies. For example, often overlooked when analyzing post-industrial and post-globalization politics is the rise of the multinational financial, corporate and oil industries as powerful actors influencing State policies and…Read More

Global Cooperation and Collaboration Through the Leadership of the Big Two: China

Global Cooperation and Collaboration Through the Leadership of the Big Two: China and the USA

Abstract In today’s globalized world the two primary powers are the United States (the hegemon) and China (the rising challenger). Their respective models of global leadership could shape the future of 21st Century international relations. However, their styles could not be more different. While America has long relied on an international order of liberal and…Read More