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Europe

Of sausages and sovereignty: Brexit continues to strain UK-EU relations

5 years after the referendum, prospects for a constructive future relationship between the UK and EU remain hostage to symbolic conflicts and substantial legal obstacles. By Maximilian Kriz, 14.07.2021.An unfamiliar…
Western Sahara
Africa

Western Sahara – A Forgotten Conflict in Africa’s Last Colony

The end of the ceasefire agreement between the Polisario Front and Morocco in November 2020 displays a worrisome development in a region where tension and uncertainty reigns. By Gustav Fauskanger…
Lula
Latin America

A Sleeping Giant Wakes: The Implications of Lula’s Sentence Annulment for Brazil’s 2022 General Elections

Since the annulment of former Brazilian President Lula's corruption conviction, polls indicate that a united-left front with Lula as candidate could defeat conservative President Bolsonaro in the 2022 elections. By…
Russia & CIS

No Peace, No War: the Artsakh Crisis Reshuffles the Geopolitical Chessboard in the South Caucasus

Following six weeks of full-scale war turned humanitarian catastrophe in the 2020 Nagorno Karabakh War, Russia brokered a shaky trilateral agreement with Armenia and Azerbaijan to halt the fighting yet…
Pan y Paz
Latin America

Pan Y Paz: The Socio-Economic Implications Of COVID-19 In Latin America And The Caribbean

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the inherent inequality and poverty prevalent in most countries throughout the world. This rings especially true in Latin America and the Caribbean, where the hardest…
MENA

Time is Running out for Iran’s Nuclear Deal

President Biden has yet to make good on his campaign promise to return to the JCPOA. The US strategy of 'compliance for compliance' is a de facto continuation of Trump's…

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Economic/Financial ES

El Acuerdo de libre comercio Mercosur-Unión Europea: ¿Un acuerdo beneficioso para todos?

El Acuerdo de libre comercio Mercosur-Unión Europea es una oportunidad histórica que consolidaría las relaciones económicas entre estos dos bloques. Grupos de interés como los agricultores europeos, los ecologistas y…
Mali
Africa

最新政变加剧了马里的不稳定

前言:马里最近的政变和法国撤出一半军队的决定将导致该地区更加不稳定。 Mali’s latest coup and France’s decision to withdraw half of its troops threaten further instability in the region. 作者: David Bagshaw 日期:24/06/212021 年 5 月 24 日,马里军方在首都巴马科外的一个军营拘留了总统巴·恩多(Bah Ndaw)和总理莫克塔·瓦内(Moctar Ouane)。阿西米·戈伊塔(Assimi…
Industry standard ion trap quantum processor aqt
Europe

追赶量子技术独立

欧洲各国已开始向量子技术的开发和商业化投入数十亿欧元,想要在一个有潜力能从根本上改变科学和社会的领域建立领先的技术地位。 Nations have started pouring billions of Euros into the development and commercialization of quantum technologies, trying to establish technological leadership in an area that has the potential to fundamentally…