Philip Kowalski – Protests in Armenia are continuing to make news around the world. Whoever ends up succeeding ousted Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan will have a profoundly complicated balancing act to perform, regardless of their intention to reform.
Barbara Wachter – Reporting on the recent series of protests in Iran has been curtailed by little yet largely unverifiable evidence. As a consequence, important questions remain around the who and why of the protests. This article explores the role economic grievances played in the demonstration’s onset and dynamics, and discusses their political implications. In December 2017, Iranians took to the street in dozens of […]