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Group of Seven shows West can still lead

Andrew Hammond The Group of Seven, widely written off as anachronism in the 2020s, was created in the instability of the 1970s to monitor developments...

23.06.2024 20

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Europe rocked by far right gains

Andrew Hammond The far right had long been expected to do well in the recent European Parliament election. However, the results released this week...

18.06.2024 30

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Era-defining emerging market election in South Africa

Future historians may see a pivot point in South Africa’s post-Apartheid history, with potentially big implications not just domestically, but also...

05.06.2024 20

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Sunak's surprise summer election gamble won't work

U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's political track record is one of a cautious, conservative leader. Yet on Wednesday, he threw the dice in an...

31.05.2024 10

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Sunak's surprise summer election gamble won't work

U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's political track record is one of a cautious, conservative leader. Yet on Wednesday, he threw the dice in an...

28.05.2024 70

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Xi's half-decade hiatus from Europe sees shift in ties

2019 is not so long ago by most historical standards, yet it must seem a different political epoch for China’s President Xi Jinping who has just...

14.05.2024 90

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Asian giants put pressure on Europe's economic model

Andrew Hammond A red letter day is one of special significance whose origins date back to the Roman Empire when important occasions were coloured red...

02.05.2024 70

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European court's climate ruling could have global impact

The political battle against climate change has, so far, largely been driven by government legislation and regulation. However, a key European Court...

30.04.2024 60

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European court's climate ruling could have global impact

The political battle against climate change has, so far, largely been driven by government legislation and regulation. However, a key European Court...

29.04.2024 30

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AUKUS alliance looks to Canada, New Zealand, Asian allies

Andrew Hammond The AUKUS security pact was originally announced by the United States, Australia and Britain amid relatively low expectations, and...

18.04.2024 20

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Political mayhem looms for Sunak

When Rishi Sunak became prime minister in 2022, the conventional wisdom was that he would help stabilize the flailing British government, even if the...

14.04.2024 20

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Why world powers are wooing resource-rich Greenland

Greenland is about 80 percent ice-capped and, until the 1940s, was a protected, isolated society. Yet, today, the growing geopolitical and geoeconomic...

20.03.2024 20

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Europe pushes economic security agenda

By Andrew Hammond Andrew Hammond While economic security has long been a key narrative of the U.S. government, its centrality in European...

01.02.2024 20

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Mega-election year to shape decade ahead

By Andrew Hammond   The year 2023 was a big 12 months for global politics and the economy. Yet 2024 could be an even more pivotal year,...

23.01.2024 20

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UK's election year has international implications

By Andrew Hammond   The week between Christmas and New Year's Day is traditionally a time for U.K. politics to take a holiday. However, Dec. 27...

02.01.2024 20

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Why COP28 deal is welcome, but insufficient

By Andrew Hammond   In typical COP fashion, Governments seized a last-minute agreement on Wednesday in summit ‘overtime’ in Dubai, including...

17.12.2023 20

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‘Global South’ looks for leadership

By Andrew Hammond One of the defining features of COP28 has been the fast-growing influence of the so-called "Global South." This is reflected in the...

12.12.2023 20

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Europe doubles down on COP28 while Xi and Biden sit it out

By Andrew Hammond   The high profile COP28 climate summit is entering its first full week in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Yet key leaders like...

05.12.2023 10

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