Dr John Nilsson-Wright
Trump Shakes Up 2017 for China and Japan
The new US president will substantially change the geopolitical calculus for East Asia’s two biggest players.
The Fate of ‘Reaganomics’ Offers Stark Lessons for Trump
Trump may want to think twice about extending his Reagan tribute act to economic policy.
Trump Will Give International Economic Institutions a Bumpy Ride
If the president-elect follows through on campaign rhetoric, economic cooperation and the institutions that underpin it are in for a rough four years.
Pre-emptive Compromise Would Imperil Ukraine
There is no advantage to conceding Ukraine’s autonomy in the face of renewed geopolitical pressure.
As Arms Control Is Eroded, Civilians Suffer
Britain’s admission that UK-made cluster bombs were used in Yemen highlights the dangers of weakening international arms control measures.
Dr Lina Khatib
How Ceasefires in Syria Became Another Tool of Warfare
Ceasefires have become a way to pursue military gains, make political statements and play power games.
Dr Lilia Shevtsova
Efforts to Contain Russia Are Failing
Here is an opponent who wields the West’s liberal slogans against it.
Professor Matthew Goodwin
Six Months On, Brexit Is Shaking Up British Electoral Politics
And volatility and change will remain firmly on the menu in 2017.
Somalia Staggers Towards Better Elections
Electoral delays should not obscure the country’s progress towards cleaner and more inclusive polls.
Dr Robin Niblett CMG
The Demise of Anglo-American Economic Leadership
Britain and the US have abdicated their roles as champions of economic liberalization.