The direction of politics is changing in three countries that have long stood at the forefront of Latin America’s leftist populist movement.
Continue reading Dispatch from Latin America: Leftist Populism in Decline?
New cross-border dynamics in the Middle East have led Turkey to support the Kurds in increasingly visible ways.
Continue reading United Front: Turkey and the Kurds Move Against ISIS
Since President Obama’s last visit to China in 2009, tensions in East Asia have markedly increased. Jacob Brunell examines the future of American foreign policy towards China, and explains why the United States ought to tread carefully on areas such as human rights.
Continue reading Where to Next? – A Look at U.S. China Policy
At a soccer match between Albania and Serbia earlier this month in Belgrade, chaos broke out after fans of the visiting side perpetrated a bizarre stunt involving a miniature drone. Jacob Brunell takes a closer look at what happened on the field that day, and what the consequences of the event’s aftermath will be on relations between the two historically estranged Balkan nations.
Continue reading Balkan Tensions Revived by Soccer Stunt
Recent events in the southern province of Guerrero have revealed the hollowness of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s security strategy.
Continue reading One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Facing drug trafficking charges in the Netherlands, the president of Suriname may find a way to forestall his arraignment.
Continue reading Like Father, Like Son?