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Best of the summer - 9 September 2022

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Following a break through July and August, BISA Director, Juliet Dryden, is back with a round up of the most relevant and interesting IR news from the summer. Going forward, you can join her each fortnight as she brings you the best readings and podcasts to keep you up to date with what's happening around the world.

Russia and Ukraine

China and Taiwan


  • Podcast: Myanmar: the forgotten coup. More than a year after Myanmar fell to a military coup, listen to Ali Fowle investigate the growing resistance movement. Is there hope of a different future?

Pakistan and climate change

Death of the Queen


An uneasy alliance in Jerusalem. Joshua Leifer in the New York Review of Books

Promise and disillusion in South Africa. Joshua Hammer in the New York Review of Books.


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