Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Hungary Faces EU Backlash Over Sovereignty Law

The European Commission is concerned once again about legislation in Hungary. This time, it regards a new sovereignty law.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Spanish PM Sanchez Faces Surprising Political Setback 

Spanish Prime Minister was unsuccessful in passing an amnesty bill which is important in order to maintain the coalition government. It will be nearly impossible to create a version of the bill that will receive enough votes to be passed.

Essequibo Escalation: From Historical Dispute to Modern-day Tensions and the Specter of Military Action

The Venezuela-Guyana Essequibo dispute reignited in 2015 with ExxonMobil’s oil discovery, escalating under Maduro’s sovereignty claims. Recent actions include a contentious referendum and military exercises. Historical efforts temporarily eased tensions, but post-2015 incidents strained relations. Analysts view a Venezuelan military move as improbable, given global opposition, economic challenges, and unfavorable court rulings. Tensions persist, but military actions seem driven more by domestic considerations than a genuine threat.

From COP Host to OPEC+ Entrant: Brazil’s Strategic Diplomatic Dance

The article analyzes the unexpected nature of Brazil’s decision to join OPEC+. It does so by highlighting President Lula’s environmental commitments and Brazil’s growing role on the international stage.

(Analysis) THE NIGHTMARE OF PROGRESSIVE PERONISM?

In the wake of a seismic electoral shift that saw libertarian candidate Javier Milei triumph over the leftist Peronist governance in Argentina, the political landscape of the nation has undergone a profound transformation. As the defeated Peronist party grapples with internal dissent and finger-pointing, the emergence of prominent figures like Guillermo Moreno signals a potential ideological realignment within the traditional leftist stronghold.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Spain Recognizes Kosovo Passports

Spain did a 180 degree turn and decided to recognize Kosovo passports. This means that anyone with a Kosovo passport will be able to travel throughout the Schengen area without a visa, considerably strengthening Kosovo passports.

Sudan: Eight Months of Civil War

More than 9,000 civilians have been murdered since the start of fighting in April, and 7.1 million people have been forced from their homes, resulting in the world’s largest displacement crisis ever. Reports from the village of Ardamata reveal that the RSF launched an ethnically-motivated attack against Masalit civilians, resulting in the murder and displacement of the town’s population. Human Rights Watch warn that this is a sign of ethnically targeted killings against the Masalit.

A Culture War Won’t Save the Conservatives

The UK’s ruling Conservative Party faces certain defeat ahead of the next general election, with electoral losses and lagging opinion polls. The adoption of a US-style ‘culture war’ strategy may be a desperate attempt to regain ground, but critics feel it distracts from vital issues like the NHS and the economy. The party’s focus on social and cultural issues aligns with the populist right, raising questions about the party’s direction.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Romania And Bulgaria Partially Join Schengen Area

Bulgaria and Romania will finally be in the Schengen Area… partially. Air and Water controls will no longer be enforced yet land controls will not yet be abolished.