2017: The year of isolationism?

After Brexit and Trump in 2016 many observers say the world and nations may become more inward looking and isolationist in 2017. What is your view, do you agree and why or do you see this differently? Read few comments.

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António Guterres will be the next UN Secretary-General. But why him?

Portugal’s António Guterres is unanimous choice to be next UN Secretary-General. In general, why him and what do you expect from him?

António Guterres. Credit: http://www.un.org

António Guterres. Credit: http://www.un.org

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15th anniversary of 9/11: How al-Qaeda’s attacks have changed the world

It is 15 years after 9/11 terrorist attacks and this is a kind of poll among various foreign policy, security and terrorism expert about how this horrible event changed the world, if we still feels echoes of this and what are lessons learned from 9/11. Read their views

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Guterres? Lajcak? Who is now a favorite for the next UN Secretary General?

Portugal’s ex-PM Antonio Guterres still staying strong, Slovakia’s FM Lajcak rises and female candidates are doing so-so in the last round of votes for the next UNSG e.g. here  So how do you see the state of the race  for the next UNSG after three straw polls? Any real favorites and why? Read few comments.

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Portugal’s ex-PM Guterres leads the race for the next UN Secretary General. But…

How important or unimportant and why do you find this first “straw” poll in the UNSC as Portugal’s ex-PM António Guterres (photo credit: www.un.org) is now probably a front runner for being the next UN Secretary General.  Read few comments.

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Could Brexit be the end of the world as we know? Or is it less dramatic?

Read few comments. On 23rd June 2016 the UK will vote either to remain in or leave the European Union.

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University of Oxford expert on Slovak FM Lajcak’s candidacy for the next UN SecGen

An email interwiew with Sam DawsDirector, Project on UN Governance and Reform, Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford.

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