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Presidential Election in Chile
12 | March | 2018

The result of the first round of the presidential election in Chile put Sebastián Piñera (Chile Vamos) and Alejandro Guillier (Nueva Mayoría) face to face in the second round of December 17th. With a low turnout (46%), consistent with what has occurred since the return to democracy, the result, which put Beatriz Sanchez (Frente Amplio) in third place, reflects a change in the Chilean political map.

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Kurdistan Independence
14| March| 2018

Following the “yes” victory in the 25th of September referendum over the independence of the Iraqi Kurdistan, tensions have risen between Bagdad and Erbil. On the 16th of October, the Iraqi federal government launched a military operation to restore its sovereignty in the region, by taking back Kirkuk and the oil fields that once had been under the control of the Islamic State.  


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Donald Trump's foreign policy
18 | Janeiro | 2018

Since early in the campaign, Donald Trump made several statements on changing the United States foreign policy. Albeit his suspension of the internationalist tradition and the disdain for traditional alliances, his foreign policy has been far less radical than expected.

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Terrorism in Europe
3 | Outubro | 2017

The DAESH terrorist attacks in several European countries brought back the debate about European security strategies as well as the efficiency of the struggle against terrorism.


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