The world is witnessing the resurgence of the political strongman. Decisive leaders who are willing to go outside the established boundaries to achieve their goals. This phenomenon is present across the world, breaking all geopolitical divides and changing the way diplomacy will work in the future.
International peace and security is perpetually in danger from the threat of nuclear weapons. In recent weeks, under the current U.S. Administration, the diplomatic success of the Iran Nuclear Deal is threatened while tensions build in the Sea of Japan over North Korean activities.
Join us as we continue the discussion on West Asia as we examine the Shia-Sunni rivalry in West Asia and its impact on the regional powers of Saudi Arabia and Iran, how oil impacts the geopolitics of the region and how Turkey's recent referendum puts it on a new course in the region.
West Asia has been in a state of deep conflict and instability in the aftermath of the Arab Spring uprisings. With the International community unable to diffuse conflict, be it in Syria or Yemen, the great game is afoot in West Asia. Join us as we discuss the multiple dimensions associated with the geopolitical shifts underway in the region.
China's strong economic foreign policy has created strong dependency chains around the world. This dependency has often resulted in major geopolitical gains both regionally and internationally. Join us as we discuss the impact that China has had in the South China Sea, Regional Organisations and the International Community. This is the concluding episode to a two-part special on the Rise of China.
China has had a remarkable journey on the world stage. After a series of economic and political reforms more than thirty years ago, the country has since gone forth to dominate the geoeconomic playing field as a major investor around the world. This is the first in a two-part special on the Rise of China
Europe has been rocked by a number of crises in recent years, be it the EU's Euro Crisis, the Ukraine Crisis or the International Refugee Crisis. With this legacy of crises along with the foreboding implementation of Brexit later this month, what does the future hold for Europe?
The Presidency of Donald Trump is considered to have heralded the end of the post-1945 world order. This opinion has arisen due to some of his policies, which seek to uproot the U.S. from its self-made mandate as the leader of international peace, security and trade. Is the U.S. undergoing a global retreat? If so, what are some of the steps that the international community can take?
The post-1945 geopolitical order is crumbling. The cracks are highlighted by the uncertainty posed by Trump's America, the multiple crises facing Europe, the chronic conflict and destabilisation of West Asia and the rise of China. There is a geopolitical reconfiguration underway, one which needs to be understood. Tune into The New World Order, a new podcast series from Gateway House, designed to observe, define and help you understand the changing political trends across the world. Subscribe now and be the first to hear new episodes.
With the purchase of a 40% stake in the Pakistan Stock Exchange by a consortium of Chinese companies,China's influence in the region has expanded. That, coupled with former Pakistani Chief of Army Staff, Raheel Sharif, likely to be appointed defence advisor to the Saudi Arabia-led Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT), significant geopolitical changes are afoot - with Pakistan in the driver's seat.