Even if China did not facilitate the coup in Zimbabwe, there is no doubt that Beijing is now pulling the strings in the South African Dictatorship.
Due to his declining popularity, the fate of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is uncertain. Vladimir Putin could choose a new prime minister following the 2018 elections, as to preserve his own popularity and legitimacy.
As protests continue and death tolls climb in Venezuela, Farah Bogani outlines what you need to know about the crisis.
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.
Non-Resident Indian involvement in the recent election in Punjab prompts a much needed discussion of the way transnational movements are reshaping and redefining political boundaries.
In part two of this two-part series, Erin Loney discusses the implications of President Trump’s controversial relations with the American news media.