Karina Piser Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Global InsiderLast month, China successfully recovered an experimental probe that had been launched from a next-generation rocket. The launch keeps China on target to put its second space station into orbit later this year. In an email interview, Vincent Sabathier discusses China’s space program.
Monday, July 25, 2016
Trend Lines PodcastIn this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and host Peter Dörrie discuss the attempted coup in Turkey and political turmoil in Zimbabwe. For the Report, David Smilde discusses Venezuela’s ongoing crisis and its potential effect on the Colombia-FARC peace process.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Frederick Deknatel Friday, July 22, 2016
Global InsiderIn late June, the Canadian government announced the lifting of visa requirements for Mexican visitors, one of several measures aimed to improve ties with Mexico. In an interview, Laura Macdonald, a professor at Carleton University, discussed Canada’s ties with Latin America.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Global InsiderTheresa May became the second-ever female prime minister of the U.K. earlier this month, but a speech she gave calling for the Human Rights Act to be scrapped has many wondering how women’s rights might change under her leadership. In an email interview, Andrea den Boer discusses women’s rights in the U.K.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Maria Savel Thursday, July 21, 2016
Global InsiderAccording to reports last month, Argentina is planning to increase its annual space program budget to $180 million through 2027 in order to develop and launch low-orbit satellites used for earth observation. In an email interview, Pablo de León discusses Argentina’s space policy.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Global InsiderEarlier this month, the United Nations Mission in Liberia ended its security mandate and handed over security responsibilities to the Liberian government. In an email interview, Brooks Marmon, a program officer with Accountability Lab in Monrovia, Liberia, discusses the security situation in Liberia.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Karina Piser Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Global InsiderArgentine President Mauricio Macri was in Brussels earlier this month to push the European Union on finalizing a free trade agreement with the South American trade bloc Mercosur. In an email interview, Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso discusses the state of the free trade talks between the EU and Mercosur.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Frederick Deknatel Friday, July 15, 2016