The Statesman’s Yearbook Online

edited by Dr Barry Turner

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2017
    Moon Jae-in was elected president of South Korea at the May 2017 snap election that followed Park Geun-hye’s impeachment. A former member of Roh Moo-huyn’s administration, he favours a softer approach to North Korea but a less conciliatory one towards the USA. Read more about his life and career here
Review

Essay

In his piece The Rise and Rise of Populism Barry Turner investigates the wave of populism sweeping the world. Find out more



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SNAPSHOT

David Hundt and Jitendra Uttam explore varieties of capitalism in Asia. Find out more

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Focus INFOGRAPHIC

50 years after the Tet Offensive, learn about the Vietnam War, the American involvement and the events that led to the reunification of Vietnam…

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  Essay DID YOU KNOW?

Mehriban Aliyeva, the vice-president of Azerbaijan, is the wife of the country’s president Ilham Aliyev.