Best of the fortnight - 4 November 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.


Russia and Ukraine

UK and Europe


Latin America

Middle East

  • How Saudi Arabia Sees the World. Karen E. Young for Foreign Affairs
  • Podcast: Can protesters topple the Iranian regime? Ido Vock speaks to the Iranian academic Fatemeh Shams about the Iranian protests. World Review from the New Statesman
  • Podcast: Protests in Iran. Azadeh Moaveni talks about the demonstrations in Iran.  To what degree do the protesters have a shared purpose, the history and significance of the veil in Iranian state policy, the effects of government oppression in the border areas of the country, and how Iran might change after Ayatollah Khamenei.


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