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Hotspot: Golan Heights

What's happening in the Golan Heights? Klaus Dodds explores the latest developments
From ball control to boycotts, the story of Israel’s lack of presence at the World Cup is rooted in geopolitics

Hotspot: North Korea

Klaus Dodds asks whether recent dialogue on the Korean peninsular is a significant development, or just more of the same

Hotspot: Bolivia

Klaus Dodds explores the importance of reclaiming access to the sea to Bolivian culture
What's in a name? Klaus Dodds looks at the dispute over the name ‘Macedonia’
Klaus Dodds casts an eye across the pond to review how a year of President Trump has changed the United States of America

Hotspot – New Zealand

A language debate is forcing New Zealanders to consider how the modern country needs to engage with the past. Klaus Dodds explores

Hotspot – Estonia

Klaus Dodds considers a national border which has become a central site for underhand activity: between Estonia and Russia

Hotspot – Kurdistan

Klaus Dodds turns his attention away from Europe, to a referendum shaking up borders in the Middle East

Hotspot – Norway

Klaus Dodds turns his gaze north, to examine the debates raging across Norway regarding oil and gas exploration

Hotspot – Hong Kong

As the BBC World Service falls silent on local Hong Kong radio, Klaus Dodds reviews what this symbolic step means for the territory's future

Hotspot – Haiti

What happens when a UN stabilisation mission leaves a country in which it had been charged with aiding the restitution of a ‘secure and stable environment’?

Hotspot – Nigeria

Klaus Dodds examines the geopolitical fallout which can result from a simple message of peace

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

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