4 Factors Fuelling the Rise of Populism and our Fascination with Authority
All over the world, populism, authoritarianism and social tensions are on the rise. What are the factors that are driving the decline of democracies?

Riccardo Giani

13.11.2019

Populism, democracy, Authority, politics, capitalism

Geopolitics

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'No Friends But the Mountains': how the Kurdish question is reshaping the Middle East
As the Turkey invasion of Northern Syria continues, we look back at the origins of the conflict and reflect on the seismic effect of the Kurdish fight for independence on Middle Eastern and European geopolitics.

Riccardo Giani

21.10.2019

Trump, geopolitics, russia, Turkey, Erdogan, Syria, Kurdish, Putin, Kurdistan, Independence

Geopolitics

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Turkey's Invasion of Syria: a Humanitarian Crisis and a Risky Political Game
Trump's decision to withdraw US troops from Syria may be a political move to keep the Turkish ally close, but it will lead to further violence in the region. What's next for Northern Syria?

Riccardo Giani

13.10.2019

Trump, geopolitics, russia, Turkey, Erdogan, Syria, Kurdish

Geopolitics

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Brexit: why every scenario is the worst possible scenario
Brexit is a fascinating example of political opportunism gone wrong. As the deadline of the 31st October approaches, we analyse the long-reaching impact on European stability, and how a disordinate Brexit may threat the unity of the Kingdom.

Riccardo Giani

18.09.2019

Trump, Greenland, geopolitics, arctic, new imperialism, arctic imperialism, russia, china, northwest passage, cold war, climate change, climate emergency, donald trump, faroe islands, Murmansk, Moscow, Beijing, Brexit, Eu, European Union, Boris Johnson, Theresa May, Populism, Technopolitics, Cambridge Analytica

Geopolitics

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