World

March, 2019

  • 17 March

    Christchurch Mosque Shootings Must End NZ’s Innocence about Right-wing Terrorism

    Most New Zealanders see immigration as beneficial for their country, but extreme nationalist politics have been part of communities for a long time.

February, 2019

  • 4 February

    View from Europe: In Afghanistan, a Fragile Hope Emerges

    Should peace talks succeed, Europeans and other international partners will need to demonstrate staying power in times of peace as well as war.

January, 2019

  • 21 January

    Will Sudan’s Latest Protests Bring Down Bashir?

    Although the armed forces still back the president, the protests could yet bring about change.

  • 16 January

    Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Still Matters to Europe

    January 16 marked the JCPOA's third birthday - will it have another one?

  • 6 January

    Top Ten Foreign Policy Trends in 2019

    Here are the top ten trends that are expected to occupy European foreign policymakers in 2019.

December, 2018

  • 28 December

    2018, A Year of Central Asia’s Regional Thaw

    A relaxation of long-standing regional tensions was the most noticeable process in Central Asia in 2018. If the trend continues, individual countries will be better positioned to muddle through domestic problems and deal with complex international relations and security issues in 2019 and beyond.

  • 27 December

    An Unexpected Triumph of Multilateralism

    All the odds were against Katowice. But participants snatched partial victory from the jaws of total defeat.

  • 13 December

    Five Reasons Why 2018 Was a Big Year for Paleontology

    Dr. Julien Benoit discusses five important moments in paleontology you may have missed during 2018, and what they mean – particularly for Africa and its place in the story of human origins.

  • 8 December

    New Currents in Libya’s Stagnant Waters

    The most important development in Libya’s recent history may have just taken place. And it was not a high-level summit, but a new expression of popular opinion on Libya’s future.

  • 8 December

    Will Next Week’s Migration Compact be Global?

    African countries should use the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration as a basis to develop better continental migration governance systems.