A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- What’s next for Turkey’s Erdoğan following his victory in the presidential elections? Kemal Kirişci and Ranu Nath discuss the need for the current Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to reconcile the rising split within Turkey following his presidential victory.
- Understanding Mexico’s energy reform. Diana Villiers Negroponte discusses Mexican President Peña Nieto’s signing into law a comprehensive energy reform eight months after introducing constitutional amendments to transform Mexico’s hydrocarbon and electricity sectors.
- A tribute to Brazil’s Eduardo Campos. Diana Villiers Negroponte remembers Brazilian presidential candidate and former governor of Pernambuco Eduardo Campos.
- Burmese petition unlikely to lift ban against Suu Kyi’s bid for presidency. Lynn Kuok suggests that the petition to amend Myanmar’s constitution is unlikely to lift the ban on Aung San Suu Kyi’s presidential bid.
- South Korean-Chinese relationship under Park Geun-hye. Jaeho Hwang examines South Korea’s China policy under President Park Geun-hye .
Elina Saxena contributed to this post.
This is China stepping out of the shadows to play a more assertive role and to use its increasing leverage globally to get what it wants.