Andrew Hammond

  • December 17 marks the third anniversary of the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi in Tunisia. Within a month, protests led to the unseating of the country’s long-standing president, and also helped spur wider political change across North Africa and the Middle East.Three years on, much ...

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  • US Vice-President Joe Biden met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe yesterday at the start of his key Asia trip.  The original rationale for Biden’s mission was re-assuring US allies about Washington’s commitment to the region following Barack Obama’s cancelled trip in October at ...

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