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Wazim Mowla

Staff Writer

Wazim is a staff writer for Charged Affairs and is an MA candidate at American University. He also holds an MA in History from Florida International University. Wazim's research interests include Caribbean policy, climate change, migration, and identity politics.

Hurricane Season…Here We Go Again

The annual hurricane season is here and once again devastating the Caribbean. Regional enforcements and integration can help save lives in both the short and long-term.
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Echoes of Monroe: The Need for Soft Power in the Caribbean

As China’s influence in the Caribbean grows, the United States will need to use soft power to build on its relationship with the region and to compete with Chinese engagement.
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We’re in the Endgame Now

Climate change affects more than the environment, often forcing internal displacement and migration. Latin America in particular faces challenges that require a focused policy response.
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Should the Caribbean Replicate Latin America’s Migration Policies?

Venezuelan migration continues to flow throughout the region and must be addressed by the hemisphere, but Caribbean policies toward these migrants aren't currently up to the task.
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Authoritarianism’s Next Stop for Oil? Guyana!

As Venezuela's government is increasingly marginalized, China, Russia and Turkey will look to Guyana to fill natural resource needs. This poses dangers to Guyana's emerging democratic institutions.
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Hurricane Season…Here We Go Again

The annual hurricane season is here and once again devastating the Caribbean. Regional enforcements and integration can help save lives in both the short and long-term.
Read More

Echoes of Monroe: The Need for Soft Power in the Caribbean

As China’s influence in the Caribbean grows, the United States will need to use soft power to build on its relationship with the region and to compete with Chinese engagement.
Read More

We’re in the Endgame Now

Climate change affects more than the environment, often forcing internal displacement and migration. Latin America in particular faces challenges that require a focused policy response.
Read More

Should the Caribbean Replicate Latin America’s Migration Policies?

Venezuelan migration continues to flow throughout the region and must be addressed by the hemisphere, but Caribbean policies toward these migrants aren't currently up to the task.
Read More

Authoritarianism’s Next Stop for Oil? Guyana!

As Venezuela's government is increasingly marginalized, China, Russia and Turkey will look to Guyana to fill natural resource needs. This poses dangers to Guyana's emerging democratic institutions.
Read More