We all know about the whole history of Afghanistan thanks to 20 years of the media but to summarize it correctly, which is something that doesn't happen can help us understand some aspects of the reason how we got where we are today.

Afghanistan had a recognized legitimate monarchy and…

The 2008 economic meltdown was a watershed moment in American history. Despite the tectonic massive economic disturbance that resulted from this situation, the main issue that stemmed from this was trust.

Cryptocurrency was borne out of the financial ruin of 2008. With the Great Recession, financial instability but more so…

In February of this year, the US and the Taliban signed a peace deal to begin the facilitation of a full US withdrawal from Afghanistan while allowing the Afghans to work a peace deal amongst themselves. With that signature, the longest “forever war” in US history begun to drawdown. We…

Osman I, the founder of the Ottoman dynasty and Empire, hailed from a small Turkic tribe known as the Kayis who were from the Oghuz confederation. His fate was to create an empire with a trajectory that would shift the historical tectonic plates for centuries to come. Osman was known…

The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a union of nations that was born out of a desire for economic modernization and development as well as a common fear during the Cold War; Communism. …

Design thinking is a process for creative problem solving.

Design thinking has a human-centric core. It encourages organizations to focus on the people they’re creating for, which leads to better products, services, and internal processes. When you sit down to create a solution for a business need, the first question…

In 2001, the United States along with NATO and 50 countries invaded Afghanistan in what was retribution for the 9/11 attacks against Al Qaeda and their host, the Taliban. While the Taliban were not directly connected to the attacks, their guest Bin Laden had plotted and orchestrated the attacks from…

Bitcoin has seen more than 400% gains year to date. Despite the pull back from its all time highs and all the resistance from the financial industry establishment, Bitcoin and altcoins appear to be on track to set new highs.

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have forever changed how the financial industry…

Leviathan

In today’s world, democratic governments have become more authoritative in how they disposition authority towards individuals and businesses. While this is the norm for authoritarian governments, it is antithetical to democracies. A limited government is one whose power is relegated through legal enumeration. In most countries with limited government, a…

National Debt Clock

If I asked you what is the biggest threat to American security today, what comes to mind; ISIS, North Korea, Iran, China, or Russia? You would be wrong, it is the national debt. Any individual with a modicum of understanding of the political & economic workings of our nation will…

Luis Durani

Blockchain Enthusiast, Foreign & Economic Policy writer. Trying to learn AI/ML/Python. Follow me @LuisDurani, IG: duranifarms

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