U.S. Midterm Elections: So, What’s New?
The November 2 midterm elections were in many respects typical. The party holding the Presidency
was held responsible for the dismal economy and a very weak job market. The anger and frustration of voters may have led the Democrats to lose their majority in the House of Representatives, but in foreign and security policy it could well give rise to a situation in which the President will have greater support for a more assertive policy, particularly when it comes to countering the rise of China and dealing with a nuclear Iran.
The AI Race: Collaboration to Counter Chinese Aggression
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to replace humans, as it can help overcome language barriers, improve governance, deliver better healthcare, and create art. However, AI also has the potential […]
India-Nordic Engagement: A Veritable Strategic Partnership in Reimagine and Configure
At a time when strategic partnerships are conceived, either at the altar of existential security-driven geopolitics, the cannibalized inevitability of transactional economics, or for that matter, transcendental narratives engendering notions […]
Merkel’s China Legacy
Abstract Angela Merkel’s time as the Chancellor of Germany is soon coming to an end. An unofficial mainstay of the European Union, she leaves office having helped put in place […]
Moving Beyond Rhetoric? The EU-Japan Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA)
In July 2018, Japan and the EU signed both the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA). The two agreements have been described as formally ushering in […]