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Hotspot – Russia

Animals can play a central role in diplomacy. Klaus Dodds reports on how it sometimes requires their involvement to achieve results

Hotspot – Visions

Klaus Dodds reflects on how major political events in 2016 have been influenced by competing visions of the world

Hotspot – South Africa

Klaus Dodds considers the future of the International Criminal Court

Hotspot – Underground

Klaus Dodds heads deeper underground to explore the world of subterranean geopolitics

Hotspot – Japan

Is modern Japan comfortable enough with itself to accept an Emperor who is in fact... human? Klaus Dodds investigates

Hotspot – Extinction

As this week sees CITES COP17 get underway, Klaus Dodds explores the complicated geopolitical world associated with wildlife extinction

Hotspot – Colombia

Klaus Dodds casts an eye over another country whose citizens are being asked to make big decisions about the future
The United Kingdom has voted to leave the EU – or at least some parts of it did. Klaus Dodds outlines what happened, what led to the result, and what lies ahead for the nation as it comes to terms…

Hotspot – Philippines

Klaus Dodds investigates the policies and characteristics which lead to populist politicians around the world
Could a bridge really be built between Egypt and Saudi Arabia? Klaus Dodds explores the geopolitical implications

Hotspot – Kenya

When should a humble pursuit such as plane spotting be considered a security risk? Klaus Dodds looks to the skies to examine this hazy issue
Will Western Sahara ever gain full independence? Klaus Dodds investigates the issues at play

Hotspot – Twin Towns

Klaus Dodds explores how traditional town-twinning can be affected by wider geopolitical issues

Hotspot - Norway

Norwegians were surprised to be presented by military-inspired biscuits over Christmas, a gesture which became increasingly controversial. Klaus Dodds investigates

Hotspot - Palestine

Klaus Dodds explores the complicated and highly geopoliticised realm of food product labelling

Hotspot - Belarus

Klaus Dodds casts a geopolitical lens over Belarus, the country known as Europe's ‘soft dictatorship’

Hotspot - Gaffes

Every politician's worst nightmare is an embarrassing, reputation-ruining gaffe. Klaus Dodds explore the geopolitical fallouts from these high-profile mistakes

Hotspot - The Arctic

Klaus Dodds evaluates the competing and increasingly-murky geographical and geopolitical claims regarding ownership of the Arctic Ocean

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