Diplomacy is the global stage of which politics and economic trends are communicated to the public, and reflect growing shifts that can have a descending impact at national and communal levels. Unpacking, examining and dissecting these shifts signaled by global leaders aids in properly understanding connected global issues that manifest differently in different contexts politically, culturally and geographically.
The Mekong River in Southeast Asia has been an important river for multiple countries, but it is now threatened by the numerous dams built without much international coordination.
The United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Has Been, and Always Will Be, Impotent
After 22 years, the UN mission in the DRC has clearly failed to protect Congolese civilians and build the safe and peaceful environment they had hoped for.
Once backed by US troops in the Syrian Civil War, Rojava could now find itself surrounded by two hostile state militaries – a consequence of the International Community appeasing dictatorships over democracies.