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Turkey’s assertive foreign policy and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  By Irakli Tusiashvili   Looking at the Middle East, whether through Realist or Constructivist lenses, it is clear that the region remains one of the most contested places in the world. The ongoing strategic and ideological competition incorporates regional and external powers, competing for power and influence. This regional competition ranges from rivalry from […]


Briefing Note: Mexico

A briefing note on a seminar at the Latin America Conference 2016, on violence and corruption in Mexico. Written for Liberation by Justice Mexico Now.    When Enrique Pena Nieto, the former governor of the state of Mexico, won the country’s general election in 2012, voters hoped they would see a sharp downturn in the […]


The New President and the Iran Nuclear Deal: Why the Islamic Republic could see Trump as a threat

  Donald Trump’s election win raised interest because of the difficulty of making accurate policy predictions owing to his unpredictability. The President-elect could pursue one of his main foreign policy objectives based on his pre-election campaign call to dismantle the Iran nuclear deal, known by its formal name, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), […]


Ebola: An Appraisal of the Global Response Efforts

  By Pius Kanyegambeta 14th October 2014 (Image from: www.www.keyt.com Aug 7, 2014)   In a century where globalization and foreign aid are at the core of a lot of the developed nations’ foreign policies, the issue of inequality within the health systems between the West and developing nations is still prevalent. Although millions of […]