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Colombians march for peace

Colombia’s brittle peace: One year on

On 24 November 2016, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londoño (alias Timochenko), the leader of Latin America’s oldest and longest running guerrilla group, the Fuerzas Armadas Revolutionaries de Colombia (Revolutionary Armed Forces...
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Tensions simmer in Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts

In the verdant countryside of Bangladesh's southeastern Chittagong Division, bordering India and Myanmar, lie the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT). They are home to the Jumma people, the collective name for the numerous small indigenous communities of religious...
Vladimir Putin addresses an audience at the Valdai conference in Sochi

Russian multipolarity: Is policy driven by philosophy?

In a divisive climate of East-West tension and barbs being traded between politicians on both sides, the 14th annual conference of the Valdai Discussion Club took place in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in mid-October. Russia’s premier...
India Pakistan Kashmir Soldier

Military might leads the debate in Kashmir

In August 1947, two nations gained independence from British rule. One was a new nation that had been forged through compromise and reluctance: Pakistan. The other, India, had endured a long and turbulent history,...

Why is the far right more popular in Austria than in Germany?

At last, an opportunity has arisen to kill baby Hitler. Thus read a poster in The Titanic, an Austrian newspaper, in the wake of this year’s legislative elections. These words captioned an image of...
india and china flags

India and China: Rising powers heading for conflict?

As both India and China ascend to the global top table, a great deal of attention has been afforded to the delicate relationship between these two ancient powers. There is abundant potential for regional...

Is the UK’s First Past The Post system soon to be history?

British politics has been dogged over the last few months by disillusionment, allegations of gerrymandering and voter suppression, queries over the unelected House of Lords, sexual harassment scandals and the impact of Brexit on...

Closing the Balkan route: Does it solve the refugee problem or make it worse?

Horrific images of hundreds of people freezing in the cold while waiting to get their one free meal for the day are a reminder of a winter that the Serbian government would rather forget....

The Trump card: how the Donald might just do it again

On the evening of 26 September, around 150 paying customers gathered at the glamorous Le Cirque restaurant in Manhattan to raise money for Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign. Tickets for the fundraiser reportedly went for...
Prime Ministers of the Visegrád Group at the Prague European Summit

Czech elections: will Central Europe’s illiberal tide be halted?

To many in the west, successful illiberal politicians such as Donald Trump and Marine Le Pen may be a new phenomenon, but for those who follow the post-communist states of Eastern Europe, such figures...

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