COVID-19 has exacerbated the differences among the BRICS. Anna Nadibaidze asks: can this group survive in the post-pandemic world? … More Can the BRICS Withstand the Pandemic?
As protests against Belarusian President Lukashenko continue, Anna Nadibaidze argues that the EU should take a stronger stance to support the opposition. … More Belarus is at a Crossroads. Europe Should Support the Side of Democracy.
From India to the U.S., Annie May Byrne Noonan looks at the world’s most dangerous places to be female. … More The Most Dangerous Places for Women in 2018
Will Putin’s fourth term hold any surprises? Anna Nadibaidze explains. … More Russia Has Elected ‘Putin 4.0.’ But Don’t Expect an Upgrade.
Think sports and politics can’t mix? This year’s Winter Olympics shows why they should, writes Annie May Byrne Noonan. … More Can the Winter Olympics Help Thaw Global Relations?
Annie May Byrne Noonan warns that ignoring the peninsula could have fatal consequences. … More Why We Should All be Worried About Crimea
As the year draws to a close, our Editor-in-Chief Madeline McSherry reviews five must-read political books written by women in 2017. … More Editor’s Picks: 5 Must-Read Political Books of 2017
Journalist Ksenia Sobchak has announced her bid for the Russian presidency. But can she win? Anna Nadibaidze explains. … More Can a Woman Lead Russia?
In our rush to classify cyber as a security threat, have we lost sight of what’s really going on? Alexandra Vlada debunks three pervasive myths about cyber. … More 3 Myths About the ‘Cyber Threat’
Sanctions against North Korea may not change much, but they tell a lot. Madeline McSherry explains how the latest U.N. resolution signals a rare moment of global unity. … More Sanctions Won’t Stop North Korea’s Nuclear Program. But That’s Not the Point.