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News articles from the world of international relations

Iran’s miscalculation

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Reading Time: 2 minutes On the 3rd of January Iran and its allies reacted with outrage over the killing of General Qasem Soleimani. In the political ramble that ensued short afterwards, Iran vowed to take revenge over the IRGC’s Quds Force leader’s death. Needless to say, Iran had to show some form of reaction in order not to loose…

Africa’s Democratic Moment? The Five Leaders Who Could Transform the Region

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Judd Devermont And Jon Temin Five guys: Abiy, Lourenço, Ramaphosa, Tshisekedi, and BuhariLeft to Right: Reuters / Tiksa Negeri, Pool, Sumaya Hisham, Olivia Acland, Afolabi Sotunde In the 60-plus years since the countries of sub-Saharan Africa started becoming independent, democracy there has advanced unevenly. During the Cold War, many African states turned into Soviet- or U.S.-backed dictatorships.…

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