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Hotspot – Québec

Klaus Dodds explores the outrage which can ensue when places are criticised
With the Trump administration pulling out of the Paris Accord, Klaus Dodds looks at the politics at play

Hotspot – Uganda

As Klaus Dodds outlines from Uganda, female bodies remain an intensively geopolitical battleground

Hotspot – Eurovision

It’s Eurovision this weekend! Klaus Dodds analyses the geopolitical tensions which have erupted even before the singing starts...

Hotspot – South Africa

Klaus Dodds explores what language can tell us about geopolitical situations
Klaus Dodds looks into the deeper political meanings behind the Saudi king’s recent tour of Asia

Hotspot – Embassies

There are more to embassies than meet the eye. Klaus Dodds explores the role of these geopolitical tools

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

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