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About Nicholas Wong

Originally from Hong Kong, he completed his undergraduate studies at Sciences Po Paris and is currently pursuing a Masters in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Articles by Nicholas Wong

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

China’s veto on Syria: what interests are at play?

China's motivations regarding how to deal with Syria differ from those of Russia, and constitute a new, more assertive foreign policy. However, engaging the government and its opposition on equal terms might come back to haunt China in the future.

Iran: a case for petrodollar warfare

As the heat on Iran is turned up by the US and its allies, questions are raised about the hidden factors that could be motivating such aggressive rhetoric.

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