Cuba, Oceania and a ‘Canberra Spring’ (2018)

Cuban engagement with Timor-Leste and the Pacific islands, particularly through powerful health cooperation programs, has helped reshape regional geopolitics. Most of the key initiatives came from the period when Fidel Castro was head of government, with strong continuity under Raúl Castro. The Caribbean island’s medical cooperation with Timor-Leste, from 2003 onward, was the most powerful and successful move, transforming the health system of that new nation. Continue reading “Cuba, Oceania and a ‘Canberra Spring’ (2018)”

Geopolitics, Korea and the Middle East (2018)

Patrick Henningsen interviews Tim Anderson at the start of 2018 on the Middle East – Syria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Palestine – as well as North Korea, Latin America and related geo-political matters. Continue reading “Geopolitics, Korea and the Middle East (2018)”