Mobile technology has allowed for cheaper and quicker political outreach to the masses. But new research finds approval of governments declines as data coverage increases.
Is Russia really now an international security provider? Despite Moscow’s success in Syria, such claims may be oversimplified
We need a new vision geared towards meeting the challenges and opportunities in a changing world, argue Ash Jain and Matthew Kroenig in an Atlantic Council strategy paper
George Soros looks at the 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the rise of nationalism in that time.
For all the obstacles in the way of peaceful civilian rule in Sudan, there are reasons to be optimistic it can be achieved – if the international community plays a crucial role
Russia is increasingly focused on Africa. The challenge for the continent is to ensure Africans benefit, and not fall victim to a geopolitical chess game
We need a new approach to world governance that addresses global technology problems, argues Yaroslav Lissovolik, of the Valdai Discussion Club
At the root of growing discontent in the West lies a clear problem: the international capitalist model has stopped functioning as it should, argues Jim O’Neill of Chatham House
A peace-deal mechanism for parts of Eastern Ukraine now exists. But the Ukrainian government needs to tread carefully to achieve an end to conflict
Violent protests in Iraq are worsening and the demands of protestors widening, but events may provide a trigger for a meaningful response from government
These are five key talking points from the World Economic Forum's India Economic Summit 2019.
NATO's changing role means an integrated European defence strategy could now have a positive geopolitical role to play in the region, argues Fyodor Basov, of the Valdai Discussion Club
With impressive growth rates and a youthful population, Ethiopia could be an economic powerhouse if it overcomes its structural problems.
Ukraine faces being squeezed out of its role in the regional gas market, and Turkey faces geopolitical hurdles as it pushes for a greater energy role – a partnership could assist them both
U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals could soon be freed of any restraint from treaties – and the results will be profound, writes Rakesh Sood, of the Observer Research Foundation