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Nima Maleki's blog

Nima Maleki is a policy analyst and consultant. His writings focus on international relations and the impact of philosophy on politics and art. Nima is also studying communication, philosophy and politics at the European Graduate School.

Blog - Nima Maleki's blog August 13
Nima Maleki | Much of the world's population struggles for basic necessities. Adequately paid jobs, housing, food, clean drinking water, and health-care are not reaching many who need it. But, why is that?
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog July 12
Image: Modified from original larger comic by Harry Grant/Public domain license
Nima Maleki | There's a particular logic of authorized power at play within most societies the world over. Wage, work and union activity are impacted by it, as shown in recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog August 22
Nima Maleki | A long history of private profits from South Africa's abundant mineral deposits has marched arm in arm with generations of cheap labour.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog August 21
Striking mineworkers
Nima Maleki | Workers at one of the world's largest platinum mines take action for better work conditions despite corporate and police resistance leading to the death of dozens.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 11
Nima Maleki | Putin says he has his eye on Russia's presidency, while the military and economic competition in Central Asia continues between the U.S., Russia and China.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 10
Nima Maleki | Israel dances with war threats against Iran, while a jet set Ahmadinejad deals with sanctions and rejection to join one of Asia's most prestigious clubs.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 10
Nima Maleki | The latest sanctions imposed on Iran are far short of the toughest it has faced in its modern history.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 8
Nima Maleki | Iran might gain greater security from espionage as Turkey distances itself from Israel, while China reaps the rewards of U.S.-led sanctions against Iran.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 4
Nima Maleki | NATO members wonder if the alliance is truly focused on mutual support or if it is an instrument of U.S. foreign policy as the organization struggles to adapt to a changing world.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog May 28
Nima Maleki | One of the most prominent foreign policy advisors from the U.S. visits Canada to discuss global power and the American role in determining the fate of the planet.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog May 19
Nima Maleki | The international order is changing, and countries like Turkey are giving voice to long-standing differences in opinion that were once too easy to ignore.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog December 3
Nima Maleki | 217,892 private security operate in Afghanistan and Iraq versus 192,000 US troops.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog November 19
Nima Maleki | For the past six and a half decades, Okinawa has strained under a very heavy burden of U.S. military bases, often recognized as a key element in the U.S. Asia-Pacific military security policy.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog November 17
Nima Maleki | A growing conflict in Yemen could add a new front in the contest for influence in the Middle East.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog July 12
Nima Maleki | Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati is the current chairman of the Guardian Council, and has held that post since 1988. Jannati's political power and influence is not only long-standing, it is also broad.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 25
Nima Maleki | More arrests take place in Iran, a country caught in a situation of tension that could leave deep wounds in a republic that grapples with its past and future.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 24
Nima Maleki | The contest for power within Iran has not yet been resolved, though the opposition seems to be considering its options. A compilation of analytical articles are here gathered to provide some depth.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 23
Nima Maleki | The legal routes of opposition to Iran's election results appear to be closing as protests continue.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 21
Nima Maleki | Regular updates of events following the Iranian election. Demonstrations and clashes with security forces have followed a presidential election widely viewed as rigged.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 20
Nima Maleki | Details and analysis of demonstrations and political events following the Iranian election. Demonstrations and clashes with security forces have followed a presidential election many view as rigged..
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog June 8
Nima Maleki | The US has consistently enunciated its support for Turkish membership within the EU, and views Turkey as a key pivot in regional geostrategy.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog May 30
Government structure of Iran
Nima Maleki | The Iranian political system can be confusing to those observing it from the outside. For this reason, this article briefly outlines Iran's formal structure of goverment.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog May 28
Nima Maleki | War trauma is an often unnoticed factor in art, and how contemporary art can inspire political emancipation. From Paul Virilio to Alain Badiou.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog May 22
Nima Maleki | The cycle of long war in Afghanistan has justified the expansion of US-led influence in a region pivotal in a continent-spanning contest for power.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog May 6
Nima Maleki | Eyes are on Iran's coming presidential election, a country that sits in between three US war zones. The election is contested on one side by a conservative and on the other by a reformist.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog April 28
Nima Maleki | The competition to supply energy to Europe picks up with the U.S. reinvigorating a proposed natural gas pipeline and even suggesting cooperation with Iran.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog April 27
Nima Maleki | Ninety per cent of global trade was transported via sea routes in 2006, and has a strategic and commercial dimension.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog April 16
Nima Maleki | The Canadian government's planned foreign office closures in Bosnia and Cambodia, as well as new openings in emerging markets are part of a foreign policy transformation rolling out since 2007.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog April 15
Nima Maleki | The proposed U.S. defence budget will increase expenditures by almost 4 per cent and help maintain that country's share of nearly half of all global military spending.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog April 13
Nima Maleki | <p>A world without nuclear weapons? A survey of the regions of Eurasia and the Middle East shows this is a daunting challenge.</p>

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