For a US Trade Deal, UK Should Secure Its Spot in TTIP After Brexit
Having Britain as an additional party to a US−EU free-trade agreement would benefit all sides.
Dr Alex Vines OBE
Are Southern Africa's Liberation Movements in Crisis?
The ANC is slumping in South Africa and President Mugabe has critics all around in Zimbabwe. Change is in the air.
Dr Knox Chitiyo
Zambia’s Political Unity Put to the Test By Need for Fiscal Discipline
Zambia’s close-run presidential election means President Edgar Lungu must now balance uniting the nation with the spending cuts needed to stay competitive.
Dr Andrew Monaghan
Putin's Removal of Ivanov as Chief of Staff Is More About Rejuvenation
Why the appointment of Anton Vaino as Chief of the Presidential Administration – replacing Sergei Ivanov – actually illustrates a strong sense of evolving continuity in Russian politics.
South Africa Left in Limbo By Landmark Election Results
Coalitions will need to be struck after the ANC's worst performance since 1994.
Dr Nigel Gould-Davies
New Thai Constitution Does Little to Reduce Uncertainty
Thailand’s adoption of a new constitution in a national referendum may well bring stability in the short-term, but leaves longer-term questions unresolved.
Why Turkey’s Disapproval of the West’s Response to the Coup Has Limited Merit
Although Turks across the political and ideological spectrum are seething at the West’s apparently lukewarm condemnation of the abortive coup on 15 July, there are valid reasons behind the response.
Dr Tim Summers
Brexit and the UK's China Challenge
The debate over the Hinkley Point reactor highlights broader questions over the future of the UK−China relationship.
G20 Should Pursue a New Charter for Globalization
September’s summit in China is the perfect opportunity to outline a code for fair growth and responsible capitalism.
Dr Jacob Parakilas
Does Brexit Mean the Future Is President Trump?
The growing anti-establishment backlash on both sides of the Atlantic may not swing November’s election, but the world has fundamentally changed.