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· November, 2020

Stories about International Relations from November, 2020

Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert freed from Iranian jail in prisoner swap

"It’s far past time for democratic allies — indeed all responsible governments — to work together to end state sponsored hostage taking once and for all, beginning with #Iran"

Can secularism be compatible with Islam?

"Islam has become an insecure identity that is always undermined by criticism from the Christian or godless, but always colonial, West."

Report into Australian special forces war crimes in Afghanistan ‘gut-wrenching’

"Heinous violence such as war crime cannot be concealed forever, no matter how much efforts are made to do it, as the Australian case shows."

During the Cold War, Latin American intellectuals found solace in communist Prague

After World War II, Latin America had authoritarian, US-backed anti-communist governments. Facing repression at home, writers found refuge in communist Prague, in a story little-known in today's Czech Republic.

Some Hongkongers despair as US President Donald Trump's election hopes fade

Pro-Trump Hongkongers accused pro-democracy activists of licking the US Democratic Party's boots, even as they were urged to respect the choice of the American people and stop spreading disinformation.

How YouTube helped a Hong Kong protester become a Trump supporter

Chan says that in order to defeat the Chinese Communist Party and save Hong Kong, Hongkongers must support Donald Trump's re-election.

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