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21.04.17 | Simon A. Waldman Emre Caliskan

Erdogan oversaw a narrow victory in his referendum on increased presidential powers. The process, however, was far from democratic.

21.04.17 | Kajsa Norman

Venezuela’s “mother of all marches” has mounted more pressure on the government. Kajsa Norman assesses whether such mass marches will unseat Maduro.

05.04.17 | Hannes Baumann

The tycoon-as-politician has become a type. Several countries have suffered their populist and self-serving politics, and Trump is set to become the most dangerous businessman-politician of all.