Articles by: "Malcolm Davis"
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The world Is the Caspian Sea a lake or a sea? For decades this question caused dispute and deadlock between the countries on its shores. On Sunday, Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan signed an …

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After a week of increased tension that included Saudi Arabia recalling its ambassador to Canada and expelling Canada’s representative in Riyadh—all because of a single tweet—Vox explained the entire diplomatic row. Al-Jazeera claims that what …

Space force on the horizon … maybe

Moves to develop a US space force, which is being strongly pushed by President Donald Trump, are quietly gathering pace, even though funding for the force has been pushed back a year. A draft of …

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The world Imran Khan claimed victory in Pakistan’s controversial elections. The BBC has a great explainer on the former cricket star and the challenges he’s set to face. DW offers a pessimistic view of Khan’s …

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The world Let’s dive right into world politics and get the Helsinki meeting out of the way: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s long-anticipated get-together was the talk of the week. It seems they had a …

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The world Fasten your seatbelts, dear readers, and get ready for a bumpy ride through transatlantic and European security. The NATO summit in Brussels is over already, and we haven’t seen a Trump tweet backpedalling …

China, the US and the race for space

The head of the Chinese lunar exploration program, Ye Peijian, has remarked that: the universe is an ocean, the moon is the Diaoyu Islands, Mars is Huangyan Island. If we don’t go there now even …