Stability following Merkel’s Victory?
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Stability following Merkel’s Victory?

  Unsurprisingly, Angela Merkel cruised to victory in Sunday’s election for the German Chancellorship for a fourth term. Election and referendum results over the past two years have been notorious for defying polling pandits, however, Merkel’s double-digit lead heading into the polls made these elections slightly less nerve-wracking.  But with […]

Transitions of Power
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Transitions of Power

Students of political science always strive to identify themes to better understand global events. It was quite easy this week. After a bitter campaign election season, Donald John Trump became the 45th President of the United States in front of an estimated 30 million viewers from around the world. While numerous (and honestly, […]

GCN Weekly Security Bulletin: US trade treaties and Asian security, and the Myanmar’s migration crisis
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GCN Weekly Security Bulletin: US trade treaties and Asian security, and the Myanmar’s migration crisis

The US to withdraw from Pacific trade treaty   This week Donald Trump announced that he would withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on his first day in office. The TPP is a complex deal joining the U.S. and eleven other countries including Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia into the […]