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Europe Politics

A Balkan ‘Spring’ or Protests Doomed to Fail?

Since late 2018, the main opposition parties in Albania, Montenegro and Serbia have been boycotting their respective parliaments. Public protests have supported this, initiating a Balkan ‘spring’. Will the protests succeed or fail?

Europe Politics

Belarus’ latest elections: A potential for further opening

While the election of two opposition MPs does not change Belarus’ power balance, it does show signs of a thaw towards the opposition and the EU.

Asia Pacific Security

North Korea’s nuclear ambitions trigger debate over Japan’s constitution

After the recent North Korean missile test, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has once again called for a discussion concerning the revision of the peace clause of the Constitution that has

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Burundi coup shows Africa’s democratic challenges

After a failed coup in Burundi by Major General Godefroid Niyombare, President Nkurunziza returned to the country and secured his power. The crisis should be seen as just one of