Karina Piser Friday, Feb. 10, 2017
Global InsiderLeaders from Serbia and Kosovo held talks in Brussels last week in a bid to defuse tensions. The EU’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said she was “encouraged by the constructive engagement from both sides.” In an email interview, Naim Rashiti discusses relations between Serbia and Kosovo.
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017
Global InsiderLast month, the Indian government approved plans to move forward with talks for a free trade agreement with Peru, which would be India's first in Latin America. In an email interview, Hari Seshasayee, an analyst at the Confederation of Indian Industry, discusses India's ties in Latin America.
Monday, Feb. 6, 2017
Trend Lines PodcastIn this week’s episode, the first of two special editions of Trend Lines, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and senior editor, Frederick Deknatel, take a detailed look at former President Barack Obama’s foreign policy legacy by examining some of his successes and failures over his eight years in office.
Friday, Feb. 3, 2017
Maria Savel Friday, Feb. 3, 2017
Frederick Deknatel Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017
Global InsiderLast month, Saudi Arabia signed a military cooperation agreement with Mauritania that calls for joint training, logistical exchanges and improved cooperation. In an email interview, Zekeria Ould Ahmed Salem, a professor at the University of Nouakchott, discusses Mauritania’s relations with Saudi Arabia.
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017
Karina Piser Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017
Global InsiderLast week, Pravind Jugnauth, the son of Mauritius’ outgoing prime minister, Anerood Jugnauth, was appointed prime minister after his father stepped down. Many have denounced the move and called on the opposition to hold a referendum. In an email interview, Roukaya Kasenally discusses politics in Mauritius.
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017
Global InsiderLast week, Hong Kong agreed to return nine armored vehicles to Singapore that had been seized in November while in transit from Taiwan. The decision ends a diplomatic row that brought relations between China and Singapore to a low point. In an email interview, Lieke Bos discusses Singapore’s ties with China.
Monday, Jan. 30, 2017