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22 December 2016

The year of the close vote: a 50:50 world

The year 2016 is the year of the divided electorate, so close were some of the election outcomes. Deep divisions lurk within voters coming from ostensibly “liberal” political cultures. The trend looks set to continue in the elections that will be fought in dozens of countries in 2017, where the votes could also be divided. Gateway House analyses these results through this infographic

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22 December 2016

2016 trends: from forecast to reality

2016 has been marked by unprecedented geopolitical dislocations and dispersals. In January 2016, Gateway House, identified the major emerging global trends. As the year comes to an end, several developments have confirmed these forecasted trends

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16 September 2013

Badi Soch: Manila must mediate MILF-MNLF melee

This daily column includes Gateway House’s Badi Soch – big thought – of the day’s foreign policy events. This Badi Soch analyses why the Philippine government will have to play mediator to resolve the rivalry between MILF and MNLF – two insurgent groups from Mindanao – to secure peace in the region.

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16 October 2012

Back to the Future: The U.S. Navy Returns to The Philippines

Subic Bay, the former U.S. naval port and air station in Philippines, is once again set to host U.S. ships, marines and aircraft; this time on a semi-permanent basis. What will this move do for the U.S. - Philippines alliance, and more significantly, what does this mean for the rest of South East Asia and China?