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Donald Trump standoff with the GCHQ Analyses & Assessments

Donald Trump standoff with the GCHQ

The US has agreed not to repeat claims the UK's communications intelligence agency wiretapped Donald Trump in the weeks after he won the US election. GCHQ denied allegations made by the White House.. 

Thailand 4.0 Analyses & Assessments

Thailand 4.0

Deputy Commerce Minister Suvit Maesincee has given a policy briefing on Thailand 4.0 to a gathering of 58 directors of Thai Trade Centers in various countries. The policy will lead to the…

Dutch elections Analyses & Assessments

Dutch elections

On March 15th, 13 Million people are heading to the election polls around the Netherlands to decide who will make up their next government. Current Prime Minister Mark Rutte will take on the head of…

Scotland’s second independence vote Analyses & Assessments

Scotland’s second independence vote

On the 14th of March 2017, First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon announced her intention to hold a second referendum on Scotland leaving the United Kingdom. This comes after the announcement of…

Turkey-Netherlands row Analyses & Assessments

Turkey-Netherlands row

Turkey has announced a series of measures in retaliation for a Dutch decision to block its ministers from campaigning for a referendum. Deputy PM said the Dutch ambassador would be barred from…

New Palestinian group Analyses & Assessments

New Palestinian group

On the 27th of February, dignitaries and members of the Palestinian diaspora announced the formation of a new body to represent the displaced community and help achieve the rights of the group.

Illegal immigrants in the US Op-Eds

Illegal immigrants in the US

On 21 Feb 17, new guidelines were issued by the Trump Administration regarding illegal immigration and risk of deportation. John Kelly, Secretary Homeland Security estimates that there are 11.4…

Hamid karzai at the huddle Op-Eds

Hamid karzai at the huddle

On 10 Feb 17, former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai, speaking at the Hindu Group sponsored Huddle: Conversations for Change, delivered the keynote address on the topic ‘Strategic Arc for South…

UNMISS – A Mess? Analyses & Assessments

UNMISS – A Mess?

Is the UN seeking more accountability from UN missions?

China’s growing presence Analyses & Assessments

China’s growing presence

Are SE Asian countries using China as leverage, to extract concessions from the US?

Columbian referendum Analyses & Assessments

Columbian referendum

On 02 October 2016, voters in Columbia rejected the landmark peace deal with FARC rebels. The deal was signed between President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader Timoleon Jimenez.

Seeking a 'holy Alliance' Analyses & Assessments

Seeking a 'holy Alliance'

While the Vatican may have had a role in the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Empire, its present-day forays in international power games is unlikely to mirror its earlier success