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Dark Days for European Democracy Post-Coronavirus

Liberal democracies do not do well after major crises. Fratricide and totalitarianism haunted Europe after the economic collapse of 1929. Trumpism in America and...
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Transatlantic Relations in Crisis: Huawei Gets Partial Access in European 5G Networks

The recent news of the London School of Economics (LSE) being  in talks with Chinese tech giant Huawei for funding (to the tune of...

Germany and the Huawei Dilemma

In a recent interview given to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer spoke against banning Huawei from building Germany’s 5G network. The...
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The Brexit Election Q and A

With Brexit on hold and a new General Election kicking off, now is a good time to take stock of the political situation in...
Protest for the independence of Catalonia

Rallies and Riots, the New Normal in Catalonia

After two years of tense calm, on Monday 14th of October the Spanish Supreme Court found the former pro-independence Catalan leaders guilty of sedition. Since then,...
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International Trade Politicization and Institutional Development: The New Bargaining Power of the EU

Despite the new wave of neo-mercantilist trade policies induced by the Trump administration; the great majority of the economic analysts continue to consider international...
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia: How to Lose Donbass and Save Face

Kiev authorities are reportedly actively preparing for the reintegration of Donbass with Ukraine. Even though the shelling on the front line still goes on,...
Pakistan Navy Ships

The Benefits of UK-Pakistani Military Cooperation

Increased military activity in the Gulf of Oman is the most recent example of the need for British military presence worldwide. Following a new...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

What is Boris Johnson’s Brexit Strategy?

The UK’s new Prime Minister is not noted for his grasp of details or his long-term strategic planning, although his rise to power suggests...