Punishing those responsible for a spate of recent blogger deaths won’t be easy given the Islamic fundamentalist ‘state within a state’ that exists in Bangladesh.
The British Conservative Party pulled out a surprise majority in elections last week, but with major issues like EU membership, the rise of regional parties, and a leadership race looming, it won’t all be smooth sailing ahead.
Like the recent thaw with Iran, President Obama’s move to normalize US-Cuban relations is motivated by the need to compete for markets and influence in an increasingly bipolar world.
Détente between Iran and the West is transforming the geopolitical landscape of the Middle East, and governments and investors the world over are scrambling to profit from the new normal.
The United States is set to take over chairmanship of the Arctic Council, but will tensions over Ukraine block any real progress in the region?