Post Tagged with: "elections"

The Geopolitics of the 2018 Parliamentary Elections in Bangladesh

The Geopolitics of the 2018 Parliamentary Elections in Bangladesh

Human rights, freedom of speech and political equality are likely to remain under pressure even while the West is likely to continue its support for dissents and critics.

Cyber Power and The Return of Major War

Cyber Power and The Return of Major War

Without a working theory of cyber deterrence and with the many benefits of cyber exploitation, the major powers will continue to push each other towards major war.

The 2018 Elections and the Uncertain Future of Brazilian Democracy

The 2018 Elections and the Uncertain Future of Brazilian Democracy

The shadow that hovers over Brazilian democracy today will mobilize many people within and beyond Brazil to challenge and contain Bolsonaro’s authoritarian temptations.

Interview – Timothy Snyder

Interview – Timothy Snyder

Timothy Snyder discusses Russia’s interference in US elections, the relationship between internet penetration and democracy, and the impact of the decline of local media.

Interview – Gary Kent

Interview – Gary Kent

Secretary of the all-party parliamentary group on the Kurdistan region, Gary Kent, discusses the group, Iraq and the Kurdish independence referendum and its consequences.

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Matthew Goodwin talks about his new book National Populism, the upcoming Swedish elections, eurosceptic and pro-European political parties, and the Brexit referendum.

Interview – Emma Sky

Interview – Emma Sky

Former advisor to the US military in Iraq, Emma Sky, talks about her views on foreign intervention, US foreign policy, elections in Iraq and the two-state solution.

Interview – Milan Vaishnav

Interview – Milan Vaishnav

Dr Milan Vaishnav shares his views on corruption, accountability and politics in India, the successes of India’s democratic experiment and the 2019 national elections.

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Populism and Religious Nationalism in France and Indonesia

Religion appears to re-emerge in both French and Indonesian elections as a source of national identity to exclude those who do not share the heritage of the majority.

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Election and Political Future

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Election and Political Future

With the lack of a truly democratic government, a leader sympathising with the people and representing their interest might be the best Hong Kong can currently hope for.

The Greek Referendum as Societal Schism

The Greek Referendum as Societal Schism

Regardless the Greek referendum’s turnout, Greece will not be able to avoid another austerity plan that will hinder the country’s non-existent ascent to development.

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