Go home, Yankee | THE ECONOMIST

The presence of American troops on foreign soil is growing more controversial AT THE end of July the United States army announced plans to hand back 15 square miles (40 square km) of land on Okinawa to the Japanese government. This will be the biggest land return in the island, home to almost 30,000 American... Continue Reading →

2015 in Review: Turkey’s Two Elections

Since visiting Istanbul during the June election last year, I've been closely following developments in Turkey. I decided to make a podcast about the Turkish elections for SOAS Radio's regional spotlight series.  I got in touch with Hişyar Özsoy, an MP for the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), and Gamon McLellan, former head of the... Continue Reading →

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