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Latin America Politics

A battle for the Supreme Court begins in Brazil

President Temer’s nomination of Alexandre Morales to the Supreme Court of Brazil is proving controversial due to the country’s ongoing corruption scandal.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Trump speaks to Congress. Merkel talks with Egypt. Dutch elections near end. UK, France and US call for UN sanctions against Syria. All in The Week Ahead.

Asia Pacific Politics

Trump and the Koreas: What to expect from calculated irrationaliy

Donald Trump’s tumultuous debut into international relations encourages debate around his strategic coherence and balance with North and South Korea.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Korean president’s trial concludes. Bosnia seeks UN revision. Campaigning starts in Turkey. South American trade with Mexico shifts. All in the Week Ahead.

Latin America North America Politics

Latin American unification in the Trump Era?

At the 2017 Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) annual summit, many Latin American heads of state offered joint condemnation towards a new era of U.S. foreign policy

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Somalia’s presidential elections: An opportunity for reform

The new president of Somalia faces a range of challenges in need of immediate address, as the country faces political, economic, social and security risks.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Netanyahu meets U.S. President. Ecuador goes to the polls. Munich holds security conference. The G20 meets. Ukraine talks. All in The Week Ahead.

Middle East/North Africa Politics

As Algeria’s Bouteflika withers, so does the country’s outlook

Algeria’s ailing Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been a source of concern for years. Who will succeed him and what could be in store for Algeria’s future?

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Will the Iraq-U.S. relationship survive the Trump era?

Iraq is at an important crossroads in the fight against the Islamic State. With aggressive posturing between the incoming Trump Administration and Iran, pressure will increase on Iraqi Prime Minister

North America Politics

Winners and losers of the battle against H1B visas

The Trump administration may move start implementing another electoral promise: protecting American jobs by revisiting the non-immigrant visa system.