World update: February 26 2019

ASIA GEORGIAGeorgia's ruling party appears to be slowly breaking up: A series of defections from the ruling Georgian Dream party has left the party without the dominant majority it held in parliament and has exposed a growing fault line in the party ahead of elections next year. Over the last several days, four GD members … Continue reading World update: February 26 2019

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Asia/Africa update: February 25 2019

ASIA KAZAKHSTANKazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed a new prime minister on Monday--Askar Mamin, who had previously served as first deputy PM. Nazarbayev forced the resignation of his entire cabinet last week, citing its economic policy failures. KASHMIRIndia and Pakistan are both mobilizing their forces in Kashmir, and Kashmiris living along the Line of Control are … Continue reading Asia/Africa update: February 25 2019