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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

Hotspot - Japan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has big constitutional changes planned for Japan's military. Klaus Dodds asks what these changes will mean for Japan's role in the world

Hotspot - Cyprus

Klaus Dodds asks whether fresh discussions could finally reunite divided Cyprus

Hotspot - Switzerland

The FIFA scandal invites questions about Switzerland's position in the world, as well as it's secretive business practices. Klaus Dodds analyses the recent events

Hotspot - Borders

Klaus Dodds looks at the complex dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua over the San Juan River
Klaus Dodds asks what impact recent developments will have on the situation surrounding the Falkland Islands

Hotspot - Turkey

Following the tragic murder of a young woman on a Turkish bus, Klaus Dodds explores the relationship between gender, geopolitics, and our public spaces

Hotspot—Southern Ocean

Overfishing is a global problem. Klaus Dodds investigates countries who are trying to enforce regulations on behalf of the fishing industry

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