Weekly International
Press Brief
5 - 9 : XI : 2018


USA Midterm Elections

> 4 Ways Foreign Policy Could Change, 1 Way It Won't

> How Congress Can Take Back Foreign Policy: A Playbook for Capitol Hill

> Will the Election Results Turn the Tide on Trade?

> Russia and the 2018 Midterms: Laying Out the Publicly Available Evidence

Iranian Sanctions

> How Iran Will Cope with US Sanctions

> Iranian Oil Sanctions: Myths and Realities of U.S. Energy Independence

> Los riesgos regionales de la creciente rivalidad entre EEUU e Irán

Yemen’s War

> Yemen’s Second-In-Command May Have A Second Coming

> Will Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder Help End the Ghastly War in Yemen?

100th Anniversary I Great War

> Three Lessons of the Great War


> Human Cost of the Post-9/11 Wars: Lethality and the Need for Transparency

> Watchdog Warns of Islamic State Resurgence

> Yihadistas retornados tras desplazarse de España a Siria e Irak: ¿qué motivos tienen?, ¿dónde están ahora?, ¿suponen un peligro

Great Powers

> Here's How to Avoid War With China

> Inadvertent Escalation and the Entanglement of Nuclear Command-and-Control Capabilities

> The China-EU Relationship: Trade but Verify


> Does the U.S. Military Really Need More Strategists?

> Contextualizing the “Trump Doctrine”: Realism, Transactionalism and the Civilizational Agenda

> The Rise of Far-Right Extremism in the United States


> A Milestone, Not a Turning Point: How China Will Develop the Russian Far East


> No Left Turn in Russia

> Civil Society Under Russia’s Threat: Building Resilience in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova

European Union

> Italy's Parallel Currency Temptation

> EU Coalition Explorer

> Europe: The Psychological Gap Between East and West

> De Meseberg à nulle part ? Des impulsions franco-allemandes pour la zone euro

Middle East

> The Middle East's Inflection Point

> Armed Conflicts and the Erosion of the State: The Cases of Iraq, Libya, Yemen and Syria

> Public Trust in Arab Armies

> Arms transfer and SALW controls in the Middle East and North Africa: Mapping capacity-building efforts

Latin America

> ¿Qué política exterior tendrá Brasil?

> Duque’s Tax Plan Faces Friendly Fire in Colombia

> AMLO, Maduro and a questionable non-intervention policy


> Georgia – Presidential election: First-round results and expectations for the second round

> Pre-Election Preview of IRI’s Latest Ukraine Poll

> The end of Scandinavian non-alignment


> Santa Cruz Massacre: Timor-Leste’s Democratic Transition 27 Years Later

> China y Japón: acercamiento económico sí; político, no

> Imran Khan and Pakistan’s hardliners

> Brexit is bringing the UK back to Southeast Asia

> Vietnam’s Quiet New Autocrat Is Consolidating Power


> Nigeria 2019: The issues and electoral maths that will decide the race

> Tenuous Security Situation and Need for Funds Fuel Abductions in Cameroon


> Mediation Perspectives: Integrating Religion into Conflict Analysis

Democracy Crisis

> The Rise of Far-Right Populism Threatens Global Democracy and Security

> State Transformation and Authoritarian Governance: The Emergence of Participatory Authoritarianism?

Books & Reviews

> Exile, Statelessness, and Migration: Playing Chess with History from Hannah Arendt to Isaiah Berlin [Chapter 1]

> La cara oscura del Sureste Asiático

> Una Palestina imposible, 100 años después

> The Crash That Failed

> Réinventer un universalisme post-colonial

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