World

May, 2020

  • 23 May

    It’s Turkey’s Libya Now

    European countries should try to revive the political approach to resolving the Libya conflict, particularly given that Turkey may want to do so from its current position of strength.

  • 19 May

    Foreign Policy After COVID: A Checklist for a New World

    Both national and European identity will be essential to forging foreign policy after the crisis – and to taking on competing claims from sovereigntists.

  • 18 May

    US Military Drawdown in Saudi Arabia Threatens to Fuel Arms Race

    The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw Patriot anti-missile defense batteries from Saudi Arabia is likely to fuel an already brewing arms race as the kingdom attempts to catch-up with Iran’s nuclear development as well as its space, ballistic missile, and drone capabilities.

  • 16 May

    Global Military Expenditure Sees Largest Annual Increase in a Decade

    Global military spending in 2019 represented 2.2 per cent of the global gross domestic product (GDP), which equates to approximately $249 per person.

  • 14 May

    How Africa Can Reduce COVID-19’s Impact on Displaced Persons

    Swift positions taken by the AU could be stymied by ongoing conflicts, funding shortfalls and border closures.

  • 13 May

    Which Middle Eastern Regional Power Will Win Afghanistan?

    As the US prepares to withdraw from Afghanistan, the regional powers of the Middle East will have a chance to expand their spheres of influence to the war-torn country. Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates will soon take their competition to the next level.

  • 10 May

    Is the Honeymoon Over? UAE and India Poised for Breakup Over Muslim Beatings

    This latest debacle shows that the corona crisis is shaking up friendships which seemed infallible. But the UAE stands out in the GCC region as the most likely country to go “rogue” with its geopolitics starting with a row with India over beatings which have increased following the corona pandemic.

  • 1 May

    In What Three Ways People are Reacting to Coronavirus

    While support for the extraordinary measures appears incredibly uniform, their impact and our underlying attitudes are not, as a new segmentation analysis from King’s College London shows.

April, 2020

  • 28 April

    VIDEO: What Does Lockdown Mean for the World’s Poor?

    What does lockdown mean for the world's poor? This documentary finds out - by asking them

March, 2020

  • 31 March

    COVID-19 in Nigeria: To Test or Not To Test

    It is quite clear that the world is now dealing with two pandemics instead of one. The first is the virus. The second is fear and, in many cases, outright panic.