France’s labour reforms, although popular, have ignited widespread union opposition. Maria Pepelassis discusses the enduring importance of political culture, and specifically, socialist politics in France.
Aishwarya Sahai discusses how water scarcity affects economic productivity and international security.
Russian activities in Ukraine and Syria share similar motivating factors. Sandy Vingoe examines Russia’s global strategy of aggressively countering threats to Russia’s political buffer states.
The entry of Chinese business into Central Asia has triggered a struggle for economic supremacy between Moscow and Beijing. Sandy Vingoe discusses what this would mean for the region.