The Race to Vaccinate the World – A Global Power Play in Latin America

Victor Idrogo / Banco Mundial, Flickr For centuries, Latin America and the Caribbean have been the site of geopolitical power plays. The Covid-19 pandemic has made the region once again the stage for  competition over the world’s leadership position – this time between China and the United States. This past

▶︎ Talking Greenish S2E3 – China, a New Climate Champion?

Talking Greenish is the podcast series discussing all things climate change. In Episode three, we discuss the announcement from September 2020 where Xi Jinping declared that China will be carbon neutral by 2060 and peak in carbon output by 2030. We therefore go into China’s current policies regarding climate as

“Have arsonists been allowed to join the fire brigade?”

Disclaimer: Views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of UPF Lund and The Perspective. How the latest additions to the UN human rights council have confused and exasperated many. On October 13, 2020, the UN General Assembly underwent their yearly secret-ballot election to vote in new member

The Rising China and the Ruling United States: Cooperation or Confrontation?

This article is a contribution from Mehdi Ghavideldostkohi, lecturer at Lund University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. China’s extraordinary economic growth, military power and attentive diplomacy can be considered an epochal change in international relations. The “Rise of China” debate in the United States indicates that China would become a