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Middle East/North Africa Politics

What does Turkey’s referendum result mean for the country’s future?

The narrowness of Turkey’s referendum result is arguably the worst outcome possible, denying the country the political stability many had predicted.

Europe Politics

President Macron will face an uphill start

Macron’s mandate will in part depend on the outcome of the June parliamentary elections. His liberal reforms are also likely to face a strong opposition.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Election in South Korea could alter geopolitical equations in East Asia. Libya deal appears increasingly likely. Pressure on Greece to adopt reform package.

Middle East/North Africa Politics Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Is this the stage for Africa’s next war?

The authoritarian nature of Egypt and Sudan heightens the risk for brinkmanship and increases the possibility of a border clash over the Halayeb region.

Europe Politics

France’s legislative election: The vote that can change everything

Sunday night’s vote isn’t the only one to watch. The June 2017 legislative elections have the potential to lead to a major political shift in France.

Europe Politics

French elections: Why winning could be the easiest part for Macron

On May 7, France will vote to elect its president in a runoff between far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and the centrist Emmanuel Macron. Macron is predicted to win but will face political challenges to govern after the elections.

Latin America Politics

Lenin’s Ecuador: What lies ahead in Latin America?

Moreno’s success in Ecuador’s presidential elections casts doubt on the country’s economic and political future, with implications for the region as a whole.

International Politics The Week Ahead Uncategorized

The Week Ahead

Trump Presidency likely to reach further instability. Macron and Le Pen prepare for debate as election heats up. UK council elections serve as prelude to snap election. All in The Week Ahead.

Europe Politics

The French presidential election: The rise of the radicals

The campaign for the French presidential elections has been shaken by multiple political scandals and the overall weakening of traditional parties.

Asia Pacific Politics

East Timor needs more than peaceful elections to survive

After a peaceful election it looks like smooth sailing for East Timor, yet there are growing risks that need addressing if long-term stability is be secured.