At RAIA, there is a diversity of opinions that we want to share with you. Check our ongoing blogs to see what’s up in our writers’ minds!

Adriana

Emerging technologies are changing conflicts. In this blog, I want to show how  your politicians are being affected by new weapons and, in turn, how your security can be impacted.

Source: The New Arab Artificial intelligence (AI) advances will bring ...
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Wesley

Hello everyone! This blog series will take you through the impacts and dimension the queer community has on  decision-making processes of  leaders around the world.

This blog will answer the larger question of why individuals matter in international relations by focusing on why leaders implement certain politics and how they shape the outcome.

In mid-July, the Armed Forces of Ecuador detected the presence ...
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Source: United Nations Archive “In this temple of the United ...
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Many times I find it difficult to understand certain behaviours ...
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The armed conflict between the two Koreas has interested me ...
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I am using RAIA’s international network to talk to friends and colleagues all over the world about measures taken by their governments to battle the spread of Covid-19.

Dario

Ursula came out of nowhere,suddenly she was the most (some claim second most) powerful women in Europe. How will her first months in office be?

Ursula is keeping Europe alive, or at least she is trying Twitter: @vonderLeyen During the past few weeks, multiple European ...
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This week Ursula was in Davos at the World Economic Forum where she delivered the opening speech and a longer ...
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Will von der Leyen survive the first 100 days with her new Commission? Making everyone happy, except Manfred. May I ...
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On December 1st Ursula could finally move into her office and make phone calls. Twitter: @vonderleyen A Compromise for a ...
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Ishwari & Ariel

Hey there, during these difficult times , the two of us Ishwari and  Ariel, will look at consequences of Covid-19 to the global economy and the environment.

+ The predicted global GDP growth rate for 2020 is ...
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+ The economic crisis has left many domestic firms vulnerable ...
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+ Conte calls for help from the ECB amidst an ...
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Welcome back to the blog about the hottest topic right ...
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We can all agree that 2020 has seemingly started on ...
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Balder

I write this blog as part of our newsletter “The Westphalian” where I take a closer look at one or two pressing items of each week in international affairs and how they affect us. 

This will be the final In Focus before taking a bit of a summer break. When I return, I will ...
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This article has been divided into two parts, to read the illustrative version click here One of the issues I ...
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This article has been divided into two parts, to read the analysis version click here Spain, January 2035 “Smart Lockdown” ...
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It’s been a few weeks since I wrote my previous Corona-related piece. Since then, there has been good news and ...
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In past publications I have outlined the terrible cost we are paying for our corona response. The figures have only ...
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Viru

Here, I analyse Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy in the Middle East, his goals and the obstacles that he needs to overcome in order to achieve them. Stay tuned! 

Georgia Today Our little journey through the vast Russia and its part of its political life has come to an ...
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The Conversation/Reuters As I have explained in past posts, the relations between nation-states are continuously changing. Of course, there are ...
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AFP In today’s Motherland Russia blog I am going to address the conflicting and rather uncertain position of one of ...
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Sasha Mordovets - Getty Images Welcome again! Get ready to analyze one of the century’s most important races to power ...
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Reuters Welcome again to Motherland Russia! In today’s blog: Syria. The war in Syria has been the main subject matter ...
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Reuters Today’s Motherland Russia blog will focus on Khamenei-Putin relations. Khamenei is all over the news outlets after the escalation ...
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Putin and his friend? Reuters Welcome to today’s Motherland Russia blog! It is time to analyze Putin’s relationships with other ...
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Vladimir Putin Kremlin Press Service Welcome to the first chapter of Motherland Russia. In today’s episode, I will analyze the ...
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