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Best of the fortnight - 23 September 2022

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Each fortnight BISA Director, Juliet Dryden, scours the internet for IR-related content that might interest you. Here she brings you this week's best readings and podcasts to keep you up to date with what's happening around the world.

Global themes

Russia and Ukraine


United States

UK and Europe

  • Turkey’s age of oppression. Suna Erdem in the New European
  • Can the Commonwealth survive? Unless Britain develops the political will and provides the economic resources to review the Commonwealth, its future will be imperilled. Read Shashi Tharoor in Prospect Magazine
  • Podcast: Long Live The British Monarchy? Listen to Intelligence Squared Debates on the longevity of the British monarchy.  Graham Smith, who heads the British anti-monarchy pressure group Republic and Phillip Blond, English political philosopher and director of the ResPublica think tank
  • Serbia bans Europride 2023. Read Koen Slootmaeckers in The Conversation.

Middle East

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