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Brazil: Bolsonaro's Presidency
23 | April | 2019

Elected on the 28th October as the 38th President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro assumed, on January 1st 2019, the leadership of a country heavily divided and in a climate of economic and social crisis, after an electoral campaign marked by great political polarization, the role of social media and the debate on insecurity in the country. Without a majority in Congress, the new head of State promises to implement deep reforms in the country.

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India & Pakistan escalating tensions
4 | April | 2019

After a terrorist attack, the shot of fighter jets raised the level of tensions between the two nuclear powers in South Asia over the disputed region of Kashmir. Pakistan, as a gesture of good faith, released the Indian pilot captured on February 27. Will this step be enough to avoid further escalation of violence?


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United States Midterm Elections
28 | November | 2018

In the USA midterm elections, the Democrats won a majority in the House of Representatives while the Republicans hold sway in the Senate. What will  the impact be, of the new composition of the Congress on Trump’s Presidency, in terms of both domestic and foreign policies?


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Elections in Brazil
10 | November | 2018

Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right populist candidate, won the second round of the presidential election with 55% of the vote. In a campaign marked by controversial statements and a growing polarization in the Brazilian society, the defeated candidate, Fernando Haddad (45%), and the international community worry that the President-elected wants a return to dictatorship in the country.

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