For our Corruption Issue, Julian-Alexis Kasapov mapped out our fellow EU member Bulgaria and how some non-democratic measures in the country manages to fly under Brussels’ radar.
Isabel Wilson writes about the conflict of Western Sahara and the people who have been caught in the middle, displaced, vulnerable and forgotten.
Read Rine Mansouri’s take on the new economic challenges that will arise post-covid and the lingering questions of whether multilateral institutions are doing enough to help developing countries.
In this poignant analysis, Johannes Malmgren illustrates the discourses created by modern war journalism, as illustrated by the recent coverage of the conflict in Eastern Jerusalem.
Vilma Ellemark writes about various ways crime and organized crime impacts the ongoing pandemic, specifically regarding the vaccines.
Read Magdalena Kamont’s take on the conflicts in Ukraine, the logics that underpinned Russia’s annexation 2014, and what may lie in the future for the region.
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.