West Asia & North Africa Digest | November 2019

I) Political Developments Unrest in Iraq and Lebanon: Arab Spring 2?  During much of October 2019, Lebanon and Iraq were both convulsed by widespread anti-establishment demonstrations led by their youth. These popular manifestations railed against the perceived hijacking of the popular mandate by powerful interest groups such as militias and sectarian entities in each of these […]

East Asia Digest | November 2019

I Overview Japan:​• Japanese PM Abe to visit India in December for Annual Summit• Japan-South Korea decode to continue with their bilateral GSOMIA• Japan hosts G-20 Foreign Ministers Meeting China:​• Fourth Plenum of 19th Central Committee held at Beijing• US Vice President Spence elaborates on US Policy towards China• India and China announce 70 activities […]