Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Domestic politics / foreign policy

Foreign policy and domestic politics are intimately linked. Spain has a great deal at stake in this two-way relationship between the domestic and foreign.

African global presence: scant global presence and high concentration

The Elcano Global Presence Index includes 28 African countries. Africa has the lowest global presence but the highest growth since 1990.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega A Saudi G20: the global projection of domestic reforms

The Saudis take over the presidency of the G20 in 2020, something the government wants to use to draw its reforms to the world’s attention.

In mourning for Brexit

After more than three years of Brexit wrangling, even those who voted to remain in the EU want to move on, but the issue is far from being out of the news.

Which futures for which democracies

Which is the path for democracies to assume long-term uncertainty in a scenario where a mere country-risk matrix is no longer possible?

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega The emptying Europe

Alarm bells are ringing virtually across Europe: populations are in precipitous decline, both in the Eastern countries of the EU and in the west.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega The decade of disillusion

The decade that has just ended, the 2010s, was marked by the crisis that began in 2007-08, accompanied by the onset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Latin America global presence: a passive player in the globalization

Latin America ranks fourth in the global presence ranking. However, the gaps with the Middle East and Africa are narrowing.

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