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International Relations

Dear Trump: Hubungan Internasional itu Ribet!

“Menurut lu, Korea bakal perang, nggak?”

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International Relations Uncategorized

ASEAN Sudah Meng-Emas

Mari kita mulai: Selamat hari jadi emas, PERBARA!

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International Relations Politics

Sejarah Berdirinya ASEAN

ASEAN bukanlah satu-satunya, dan bukanlah upaya pertama negara-negara kawasan Asia Tenggara untuk melakukan integrasi regional.

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International Relations

Dari Besi Baja ke Mata Uang: Lahirnya Uni Eropa

Sejarah berdirinya Uni Eropa merupakan sejarah yang cukup panjang, dan merupakan sejarah evolusioner yang mengalami perkembangan setiap periodenya. Gerakan yang mengarah kepada pendirian Uni Eropa lahir dari kesadaran bangsa-bangsa Eropa sendiri, dan menjadi unik karena bermula bukan hanya dari persepsi ancaman keamanan klasik, melainkan juga terdapat elemen ekonomi dan kemakmuran.

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International Relations Model United Nations

Model UN: Using the Qualified Majority Voting

So, you are joining a Model United Nations conference, and you are assigned to the Council of the European Union. Well done! An exciting conference is certainly in order. You start doing some research, you take a look at the rules of procedure.

As you flip through the pages, you read about the voting procedure.

Then, you read the words, “Qualified majority voting.”

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International Relations Politics

A final thought of Obama

I feel terribly sad with the fact that in two hours, the United States will see a new president. Even sadder that President Obama has only two hours or so left in his 8-year presidency.

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International Relations Politics

A Tribute to His Majesty

It is inevitable, but it is bound to happen. Yet, when the day comes, it indeed feels surreal.

The King of Thailand, His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej, has passed away at the age of 88, earlier today.

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Foreign Policy International Relations Politics

A horrifying drop


For a presumably global currency, a drop like this (GBP/USD) is very unwanted. The current Brexit vote, however, drives the market crazy, and GBP is losing its value much faster than Prince Charles tidies his hair.

(Graph from Bloomberg)