Articles by Hugo Neves

The world from october 18 to october 24

Erdogan announces expulsion of ambassadors of ten Western countries This Saturday the president of Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan, said he had ordered his Ministry of Foreign Affairs to expel the ambassadors of ten Western countries for…






The World from December 14 to 20

Possible post-Brexit deal According to the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michael Barnier, a post-Brexit free trade agreement with the United Kingdom may be close and could be reached as early as Sunday. The European…


2020 US Presidential Election and the Swing States

I The 59th United States presidential election will take place on 3 November, as well as for the House of Representatives, Senate, and numerous other state and local elections. Although many political positions are at…


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…


Oil and Arms in the USA – Saudi Arabia Relationship

With the recent agreements to normalize relations between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain since 2008, the US’s progressive bet on energy self-sufficiency, largely due to the hydraulic fracking and the necessary investment in renewable energies,…


The UFWD in Sino-Australian Diplomatic Relations

Sino-Australian relations have been deteriorating since 2017, when suspicions of covert attempts to influence from the Government of China in several sectors of Australian society erupted, accusations which China has rejected. However, this dispute between…