- Daily News
- January 23, 2019
For some states, the threat of cyber espionage may be worth the risk to improve social control.
The ill-timed speech has revitalised the fortunes of the pro-independence party.
Withdrawing US troops from the anti-ISIS campaign will reshape the politics of Syria's civil war.
Systemic state-led repression leaves little hope for improvement in the new year.
The economy will be the paramount issue in hotly-contested presidential election.
The Christmas US government shutdown is just a taste of the immigration fight to come.
The looming Brexit deadline will add stress to an already chaotic situation.
Despite the hype, UN sanctions and US priorities will stymie further progress in relations.
Economics is likely to be front and centre of the campaign but China may be a surprise issue.
The public divide at APEC 2018 is unlikely to be bridged soon.READ MORE
Pro-independence forces have been rattled by their surprise loss in the ‘midterm’ local elections.READ MORE
Despite mutual support for the ceasefire, domestic concerns will keep a peace deal off the table.READ MORE
Despite the merits of the proposal, Belgrade and Pristina are a long way from reaching a deal.READ MORE
Entrenched militia and self-interested politicians are majority stumbling blocks to a successful vote.READ MORE
PM Morrison has suggested moving Australia’s Israeli embassy to Jerusalem and leaving the Iran deal.READ MORE
Blocking the work of the dispute resolution body could cause considerable blowback for the US.READ MORE
With a lot of players and not much time, concluding negotiations by 2021 is an ambitious goal.READ MORE
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is not known for soft rhetoric.
Reinforcing a Historic and Strategic Alliance
Any peace deal should include strong guarantees to prevent the Taliban—who’ve shown a penchant for totalitarian rule—from gaining too much power.