On February 1, the Myanmar military declared a year-long state of emergency after a coup d’état. NLD party leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi is currently held, along with other top MPs, at an unknown location by the military junta. Read Isabel Wilson’s take on what’s next in store for Myanmar.
Enlight writer Tatev Ghazaryan analyzes the emerging world of AI – and which countries are taking the biggest strides in developing these technologies.
Magdalena Kamont untangles and analyses the events and identity politics in Poland’s interior politics, highlighting their explanatory value to the recent turn to autocracy.
Enlight writer Anahit Karapetyan explores the charismatic Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the personification of politics in Turkey.
Turkan Omari brings you an analysis of the recent equality reforms in Saudi Arabia. Was extending women the right to drive a genuine move towards gender equality, or a reform brought on by other reasons?
Enlight Studies writer Anahit Karapetyan maps out the laws and logics behind Turkey’s escalating repression of free speech, especially the dissidence against those in power.
Miriam Laux discusses what the Portuguese EU presidency might mean for the future of the European Union’s handling of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, a subject especially interesting as both Europe and the rest of the world grapples with the consequences of the covid-19 pandemic.
Gor Madoyan of Enlight Studies offers an important analysis of the history of Armenia, and how it gives insight into the Nagorno-Karabakh Region situation.
”We will only be safe anywhere if we are safe everywhere”. What does this mean for the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine? Is it equitable? Can we make it equitable? No doubt these questions are important to ask at this moment in time.