Americas



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…


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 World in August 3-9

Explosion in Beirut A large sized explosion took place in the Lebanese capital on August 4, originating in a warehouse in the city’s main port. The warehouse contained almost three thousand tons of Ammonium Nitrate,…


Weekly Report 15-21 June 2020

The European Union and its political and economic constraints After three months of lockdown, EU countries are facing an unprecedented economic and social crisis. Last Friday, heads of state and government in the Union have…


Weekly Report 8-14 June 2020

Tension between the United States and Germany Donald Trump decided to remove 9500 troops from Germany, a strong ally to the USA, and one of Europe’s great powers. This withdrawal caught the Department of Defense…


USA – Ambivalence and Uncertain Future

The documentaries National Bird and Dirty Wars use a serious approach to explore one of the most obscure aspects of American foreign policy of the last decade: the forgotten victims of drone strikes, in far-away…


Weekly Report 1-7 June 2020

The Situation in Hong Kong Along with loosening pandemic prevention measures in Hong Kong, a new round of protests began to take place. After several months of intense confrontations on the streets of the city,…