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The first meeting of a Chinese and Taiwanese president comes ahead of 2016 elections in Taiwan tipped to bring a stark change of government and policy, says Alexander Neill.
28 November 2015.
27 November 2015.
Twenty-one people were killed in the attack on a hotel in Bamako on 20 November by Al-Mourabitoun, one of several radical Muslim factions operating in northern Mali. The recurring conflict between Tuareg actors and the government also continues to threaten security, with the peace process hindered by the prevalence of trafficking and criminality.
27 November 2015.
25 November 2015.
19 November 2015.
Can other organisations successfully assume the mantle of the Nuclear Security Summit, a personal initiative of the current US president that is due to come to an end in 2016?
13 November 2015.
The National League for Democracy (NLD) has won Myanmar’s historic election just a few weeks after the government and ethnic armed organisations signed a Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA). With the ambitious next phase of the peace process due to start in January 2016, the current government will need to adopt a framework for dialogue before handing over to its successor.
11 November 2015.
06 November 2015.
The first meeting of a Chinese and Taiwanese president comes ahead of 2016 elections in Taiwan tipped to bring a stark change of government and policy
28 October 2015.
Beijing could respond in several ways to this week’s US sail-by of a Chinese-built man-made feature in the South China Sea
23 October 2015.
To many Lebanese observers, the battle of Zabadani was a potential turning point in the Syrian conflict’s repercussions on their own country. Restoring Syrian regime control in the city and the Qalamoun region impedes rebel infiltration into Lebanon, but the area is also of great strategic value to Shia militia Hizbullah.
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