Daniel Bodirsky examines the historical context of Vietnam’s apprehension towards its powerful northern neighbor.
The Geopoliticalmonitor’s Daniel Bodirsky examines the primary contenders and what’s at stake in Afghanistan’s upcoming election.
China faces a difficult situation in dealing with Russia’s recent invasion of Crimea.
Analyzing the major players and potential economic impact of the 2014 general elections in South Africa.
Islamic fundamentalism is a newcomer to Chechnya.
Exploring the political and economic impacts of recent elections in South Korea.
The proliferation of Islamic fundamentalist groups across Africa represents the latest iteration of the War on Terror.
On July 7th 2012, Libya held its first election of the post-Gaddafi era. This historic event saw the moderate National Forces Alliance emerge as a surprise winner over the Muslim Brotherhood’s Justice and Construction Party.
With increased Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea and a re-posturing of U.S. focus towards East Asia, the most powerful Southeast Asian state finds itself at a crossroads as it seeks to balance long-standing relations with the U.S. and China.
The successful blend of Islam, democracy, a dynamic economy, and significant historical weight make Turkey uniquely qualified to assume a powerful role in the region.