October 2020

Digital Geopolitics, part II

The Digital Revolution is still ongoing, but the chapter changed with the arrival of the internet in the 90’s. The internet has opened doors to a new reality, the world got smaller and more complex….


BRI: Germany as the European Coordinator of the Initiative

In January, Germany chancellor Angela Merkel cited in a speech an observation by Henry Kissinger about the importance of Europe’s transatlantic relations and dependence with the United States, to reevaluate the strategic position of Europeans…



The World in October 12 to 18

COVID Update All over the world, the pandemic is resurging. The heavy quarantine measures that were set in place in the first half of 2020 are currently seen as excessive, and political discourses are conditioned…


PACTA NERI podcast #3

On today’s PACTA NERI new podcast episode, the topic “Turkey, internal politics and regional influence” was discussed. In order to do so with quality and plenty of knowledge, today’s guest was Isabel David, a professor…


BRI: An Economic and Geopolitical Project

The Belt and Road Initiative, also known as the New Chinese Silk Road, was announced in September 2013, during Xi Jinping’s visit to Kazakhstan, and in October of the same year in Indonesia. When he…


The World in October 5 – 11

Upheaval in Kyrgyzstan After violent protests in the capital Bishkek, resulting in 1 dead and 590 injured, electoral results in Kyrgyzstan were annulled. As a result of the confrontations, president Sooronbai Jeenbekov, who still remains…


Digital Geopolitics, part I

Technology has always played a fundamental role in human evolution, not only as a species, but also in terms of the international system. The three great economic revolutions show its importance, and how politics and…


BRI: History of the Silk Road

In the next 3 Tuesdays, we’ll be publishing a series of articles addressing the Belt and Road Initiative, placing the project in a historical context and analyzing its application in practice. The BRI, as its…


The World in September 28 – August 4

Nagorno-Karabakh and the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict Developments in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, where confrontations had already made themselves noticed in July, resulting in 16 deaths, threaten to break regional stability. After weeks in which the conflict threatened…