Regions are becoming increasingly central in both the implementation and claims to legitimacy of UN peacekeeping operations. It is necessary to understand how the form of a regions affect the nature and fruits of cooperation.
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The coming months will determine whether the November United States presidential contest becomes a climate election. With Trump now acquitted following impeachment proceedings, the Democrats will have a harder road to go to convince voters on both sides of the political spectrum that addressing climate change is a key priority.
Australia has engaged economically with Asia since Indigenous times, but two World Wars and a Great Depression stunted progress in the early twentieth century. Post-World War II, Australia started to realise its economic future lay in the Asia-Pacific region, as economic development lifted millions of people out of poverty and created lucrative export markets for Australia. In terms of governing this transition, both sides of politics played a role.