In light of recent elections across the continent, we revisit the research project on the political Tribes of Europe, plus an insight on conservative efforts to disrupt the women’s rights agenda at the United Nations.
If Europe follows America’s example, then life for Russia’s global elite – the key networks that sustain the Kremlin’s power – will become very uncomfortable indeed.
Why using the ‘they lied about Iraq’s WMDs’ argument doesn’t work in Syria.
The brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from a Muslim minority group is not just about gender violence.
Is it really that surprising that the UK government is mistreating the descendants of Caribbeans invited as labourers?
Thanks to your data-collecting and data-selling Facebook machine, I’m a happy man.
No matter what happens in Syria, can Russians and Iranians remain stuck to the idea that Assad should remain in power forever or that ‘it’s either Assad or nothing’, which are the most popular regime slogans sprayed on the walls of Damascus and Syria, or whatever is left of these walls?
How should we react to news reports that China challenged Australian warships in the course of transiting the South China Sea, on their way from Subic Bay in the Philippines to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam?
A joint paper released this week from Treasury and the Department of Home Affairs, “Shaping a nation: Population growth and immigration over time”, examines the effects of migration on population growth and population distribution. The paper determines that migration has a positive economic effect, but that more attention needs to be paid how geographic distribution heightens pressures on infrastructure, housing, and the environment.
China has a new International Development Cooperation Agency (IDCA). The IDCA will respond directly to the State Council and integrate the aid functions of the Ministries of Commerce (MOFCOM) and Foreign Affairs. The reform aims to reduce bureaucratic frictions and make aid better serve China’s diplomacy.