This Emerging Insights paper examines Russia's opposition to the Indo-Pacific security concept and argues that Moscow’s foreign policy in the region is becoming increasingly difficult to sustain in the context of the coalescence of a distinct US-led alliance in the Indo-Pacific.
The actions and priority areas emphasised in the UK’s Integrated Review offer opportunities for improving efforts to prevent mass atrocities, but to maximise impact policymakers need to confront some problematic assumptions.
While unrest in the occupied territories of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza is not uncommon, the current outpouring of support among Palestinian citizens of Israel for Palestinians in Jerusalem and Gaza, as well as the venting of anger in Israeli cities with large Arab populations, poses a marked change in the effects of the Palestinian–Israeli conflict within the internationally...
Joe Biden is likely to follow a trajectory of path dependency in the Middle East, by leading from behind, delegating rather than implementing, being disruptive rather than constructive, and thus protracting conflict resolutions.
Hossein Dehghan, an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps heavyweight with strong ties to Hizbullah, has announced his candidacy for Iran’s 2021 elections. What would his presidency mean for Iran’s policies at home and abroad?
Russia’s September regional elections were a litmus test of United Russia’s support. While most seats were secure, it seems likely the party is headed for a ‘rebrand’, ahead of the State Duma elections in 2021.