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Jeremy Cliffe is International Editor of the New Statesman.
He co-hosts the weekly global affairs podcast, World Review.
From Ethiopia to Ukraine to India, the fight for control over water management systems is sparking conflict.
Angela Merkel’s visit is a reminder that Boris Johnson’s Conservatives command none of the trust needed.
It's unfair for the world to blame the nation's football players for the homophobic actions of their government.
Beyond the skyscrapers and fashion boutiques of Shanghai, the fundamental structures of the party state are still rooted in Leninist principles.
In the 19th century Garibaldi united a divided country. Today’s polarised politics could benefit from his pragmatic idealism.
What came out of the talks was a cluster of middling commitments, rehashed versions of older ideas, unfunded aspirations and plans to make plans.
A new age of "Westishness" was on display in Cornwall.
Despite strains and snipes around vaccines and tariffs, it would serve both sides to be more openly transactional and equal.
Will the substance of this week’s gathering match its sunny, seaside setting?
As China continues to rise, Western democracies are striving to establish a new balance of power in an age of upheaval.