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    Alon Ben-Meir

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    Dr. Alon Ben-Meir is a professor of international relations at the Center for Global Affairs at NYU.

    The Serbia-Kosovo Agreement and Why it Falls Short Of Ending the Conflict

    Serbia must come to terms with the irreversible reality of Kosovo as an independent state and acknowledge that there is nothing it can do to change that reality.

    The Inevitable Emergence Of An Israeli-Arab Alliance

    The Israeli-Arab alliance will become an irreversible reality and will serve not only the Arab states’ collective national security interest, but the promise of security, prosperity, and peace.

    America’s Prisons Are Outrageously Unjust and Need Immediate Attention

    If America really values freedom and respects human rights, its high time it rethinks and corrects outrageous injustice in the name of prison laws.

    The Dire State Of Affairs in the United States of America: the Need to Revisit the Political With Renewed Sensibilities

    The US is perhaps facing a desperate need for unity, public engagement, and spiritual renewal to rediscover itself amid confrontational and shallow politics.

    Politico-Cultural Racism in America is Consuming its Social Fabric and Decaying its Progressive Ethos

    The rage, desperation, and determination which continue to bring tens of thousands of Americans to the streets in protest against racism and injustice hopefully...

    Alon Ben-Meir

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    Dr. Alon Ben-Meir is a professor of international relations at the Center for Global Affairs at NYU.

    OPINION

    The Need to Look Beyond the Guru-Shishya Paradigm: The Need of Our Times

    While embedded in Indian cultural history, the Guru-Shishya parampara needs to be rethought and critically examined today not to condemn or praise but to delve deep into its roots.

    Social Suffering and Social Justice: A Sociological Reflection

    The following piece highlights the aspects of social suffering and societal justice through the prism of sociological understanding.

    How Should We Read the National Education Policy 2020?

    The article looks at the National Education Policy 2020 with a critical perspective and raises some important questions around the promises it makes and the issues it leaves unresolved.

    A Film, a City and the Tales of Politico-ethical Turmoil

    Is Pratidwandi—a ‘political’ film directed by Satyajit Ray, and released in 1970—relevant today?

    Understanding School Ethos: A View from a Krishnamurti School

    Schools are spaces where we must understand ourselves and others as mutually interdependent & in relationship to one another and to the world we inhabit.