Erdogan’s victory in the referendum shows the power of a leader channeling the national interest to take back the state. It is another expression of the populist trend sweeping across the Atlantic and the European continent and positions Erdogan closer to Nigel Farage, Donald Trump or Marine Le Pen than it does to Arab dictators in neighbouring Middle-Eastern countries.
In substance and in tone, Budget 2017 takes a very different approach to international affairs than its predecessor.
After British Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on Tuesday, January 17, it became clear that Britain is headed for a hard Brexit. Among the points discussed by the British leader, she outlined that her cabinet will push for leaving the European single market. Analysts have suggested that this move could potentially trigger uncertainty and pose challenges for London’s finance industry.
Does Trump’s victory have political implications for other Western countries? Michele Di Leo analyzes how “Trumpism” could potentially promote some of the most drastic political change seen in the 21st century.
In Part I of this series, Cas Legrand looks at the recent developments of the Royal Navy’s Trident program under the new leadership of Theresa May.
Palestine has indicated that it wants to take legal action against Britain for the 1917 Balfour Declaration that lead to the creation of Israel. As historical reparations cases become more common, what does this mean for our understanding of international justice?