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What’s the Deal With an Authoritarian in Manila?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that knows the difference between archipelagos and atoll formation (thanks, Darwin). In this edition, we’ll discuss the fascinating and irascible new Filipino leader Rodrigo Duterte and his new … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With a Pushback in Istanbul?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that knows that planning an infrastructure project in Istanbul is no Turkish delight. In this week’s post, we examine the growing protests in Turkey and the reactionary response … Continue reading

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