An elite palace coup is possible in Moscow to remove Vladimir Putin or persuade him to step down due to the war in Ukraine. But it would take time.
Sanctions follow a ‘punishment logic,’ which often hurts the wrong people – and will likely weaken an already beleaguered Russian opposition.
The time for fundamental political reforms in Sudan is now with the end of al-Bashir’s rule.
Vladimir Putin position in the Kremlin looks more secure than ever, and he has shut down almost all the avenues for a genuine challenge.
Governments need to build trust, especially during a time of heightened tensions around the threat of international terror attacks.