Relations between Southeast Asian countries and mainland China have historically ebbed and flowed. Tensions have often focused on control of islands and reefs in the Indo-Pacific. Beijing, under the leadership of Xi Jinping, has intensified this confrontation increasing the regional security volatility amidst Sino-US rivalry in the South China Sea.
Relations between Beijing and Taipei have often experienced periods of friction ever since the victory of Mao Zedong’s Chinese communists in 1949. Now cross-strait ties have undergone crucial transformations under Tsai Ing-wen’s leadership, resulting in unprecedented diplomatic and military tensions along the Taiwan Strait.
The right wing has reinvented itself at the global level and its main exponents seem to be aligned. These are some of the characteristics that are repeated among some of the leaders of the wing.
Joe Biden argued that the U.S. is prepared to use all elements of its national power to prevent Iran from acquiring or developing nuclear missiles. Mario Draghi is on the verge to resign as Italy’s PM and the President of Sri Lanka has announced its resignation.
Trump’s sanctions on the International Criminal Court only stressed a tendency that has always characterised the US approach towards the international criminal jurisdiction. Will anything change under Biden’s presidency?
Following the departure of Pres. Trump, will successor Pres. Biden change the tide of policy from environmental neglect to progress?
On January 6th, 2021, Capitol Hill has been sieged, and the temple of American democracy has been violated on world live television.
President-elect Joe Biden will inherit from the Trump administration a limping immigration system, which he has promised to reform. What changes can we expect? And how likely are they to materialise?
Does Biden’s presidency put the UK in a better position to secure a post-Brexit US trade deal, or was Trump better for Johnson?
Although there has been history of hacking activity especially from Russia, the new report released by Microsoft shows that hacking by nation-state actors has become more prominent than ever, especially from Russia.