The tone of the campaign against Scottish independence hit a new low this month. With the polls narrowing recently and voters becoming turned off by…View More Sunshine Strategy Looking Overcast
As one of Europe’s largest cities, the outcome of this month’s municipal elections in Paris are perhaps of greater significance than most local government races.…View More Who will be the Queenmaker of French Politics? Paris Mayoral Elections Discussed
Decades since the end of Apartheid and months since Nelson Mandela’s death, South Africa’s politics still break far too closely along the lines of race.…View More Realigning South African Politics
Across the EU, elections to the European Parliament are rarely the highlight of the political calendar. Despite the distinct set of issues in play at…View More UKIP, Europe and Euroscepticism : What Lies Ahead ?
Territorial disputes and diplomatic standoffs between NATO allies and fellow European Union member states are unusual, not least when the disagreement essentially concerns a 300…View More Dire Straits?
Edinburgh is well known for its festivals during the month of August – every year hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the world come to enjoy the city’s celebrations of comedy, art and literature. But alongside the more famous festivals of culture, one lesser-known event has been growing in size and influence. The FAR’s Angus Millar covers this year’s Festival of Politics.View More Coverage of the Scottish Festival of Politics
Malawi’s President, Joyce Banda, is somewhat of a rarity. Along with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the President of Liberia, she is one of only two female…View More Mother Africa
On July 1st 2013, Croatia will become the newest member state of the European Union. Its entrance into the EU will be highly symbolic, a…View More And Then There Were Twenty-Eight: Where Next for the EU?
In the long and intense debate over Scotland’s constitutional future, the most headline-grabbing stories have often related to the potential foreign policy role of an…View More Could an Independent Scotland Operate a Diplomatic Network?