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.
Turkey’s Post-Coup Reverberations Are Just Beginning
President Erdogan’s harsh crackdown is causing severe damage to the country’s political and social fabric.
Arms Exports Add to Russia’s Tools of Influence in Middle East
Moscow’s expansion of its arms sales in the region gives it another dimension through which to pursue its geopolitical goals.
Dame Rosalind Marsden
South Sudan’s Peace Deal Hangs in the Balance
Key international actors must step in to press for a political solution and stronger security arrangements to prevent a return to civil war.
Dr Wim Muller
South China Sea Decision Is ‘Legal Shock Therapy’ for Beijing
In the short term, the government will respond harshly and the atmosphere may deteriorate. But in the long term, the dust should settle and reveal an opportunity to further integrate China into the international legal order.
Will There Now Be Peace in the South China Sea?
China’s sense of entitlement has collided with international law and, for the time being, lost. The way is open for a new regional understanding.
Boris Johnson’s Position on Syria Is a Problem for the UK
The new foreign secretary has publicly advocated that the UK should work with Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad against ISIS − at odds with current government policy.