Is the glass half full or half empty? Germany's tenure on the UN Security Council in review.
Originally published in Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
The glacial pace of the city’s reconstruction could fuel disillusionment among the region’s population.
Originally published in The Diplomat
Originally published in World Politics Review
Hugh Pope and Nigar Goksel profile a country deemed too autocratic, too Muslim and too wayward to join the European club.
Originally published in Chatham House
The politically-motivated Presidential Commission of Enquiry has been distorting politically-connected criminal suspects into victims, and investigators and legal reformers into criminals.
Originally published in The Wire
In the early hours of 4 November, a powder keg exploded in the Horn of Africa, as tensions between Ethiopia’s federal government and Tigray region’s leaders erupted into conflict.
Originally published in The Africa Report
Politics matter more than the environment when it comes to war and peace
Originally published in Foreign Affairs
Originally published in The Interpreter
Originally published in Jadaliyya
Twice postponed because of COVID-19, Sri Lanka's parliamentary election finally took place on 5 August. The SLPP's electoral victory should be understood not simply as a result of dissatisfaction with rival party UNP, but of the failure of its internationally-backed liberal reform agenda to gain lasting traction with Sri Lankan voters.
Originally published in LSE South Asia Centre