Analysis

Honduras’s questionable election: At the crossroad of regional interests

A potentially rigged election has unearthed a country suffering from statal repression, the legacy of a coup and the interests of its large neighbour

Peace and security in the Asia Pacific in the post-Obama era: The view from ASEAN and Indonesia

Indonesian Ambassador to the UK, Dr. Rizal Sukma, visits York to give speech and answer questions on peace and security in South East Asia

Crown Prince launches new era for Saudi Arabia

Last week witnessed dramatic change in the political climate of the Saudi Arabia. Journalists, politicians, and the constant rumblings of…

Is there potential for change in Zimbabwe?

“This is not a military takeover of government,” declared the Major General, (who donned an army beret and camouflage jacket)…

Calamity in the Cabinet

Prime Minister Theresa May’s already fatally unstable government has been rocked by a series of scandals over the past weeks…

Trump makes Asian Trade Trip

President Donald Trump has returned from a gruelling 12 day trip to east Asia, during which he attended three international…

The European Union at a closer inspection

Italy by Allesandra Zannier: The northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto held referenda on 22 October and voted for…

Catalans defy Madrid on independence vote

A referendum on Catalonia’s independence from Spain was organised for 1 October. The Spanish government have been determined to stop it taking…

Rwandan Presidential Election: Stability over Democracy?

Rwanda could be lauded as a model post-war state which has managed to re-build itself after a terrible conflict. The…

2017 election: the rundown

THE PRIME MINISTER called this snap election to strengthen her majority, but now finds herself without a majority at all…

Je ne regrette rien: Trump pulls plug on Paris accords

DONALD TRUMP announced on 1 June that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, citing that he “was…

Middle East engulfed by diplomatic chaos

THE SMALL oil-rich peninsula of Qatar is at the centre of the biggest crisis seen in the Persian Gulf for…