Drone Wars: To What End?

The American post 9/11 strategy has seen an increase in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as a means of a more efficient...

Swallowing the Pill: What to Do with North Korea?

In his annual New Year’s address, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un offered an olive branch to South Korea, suggesting negotiations on the participation of...

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres: A Year in Review

His popularity in previous roles as Prime Minister of Portugal and High Commissioner of the UNHCR generated high expectations for António Guterres’ appointment as...
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Kim Jong-un’s Game of Thrones

Tensions between the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea over the latter’s nuclear programme are now higher than ever after the...
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Recent Abe Victory Shakes Pacifist Japan

Following Shinzo Abe´s remarkable election result, commentators have speculated about his renewed zeal for constitutional revision; namely the amendment of Article 9 to grant...

Syria: Has the war permanently damaged coexistence?

Age-old sectarian clashes, especially between Sunni and Shiaa Muslims, are often thrust into the forefront of narratives discussing the causes of the war in...
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Phantom Victims: A Migrant Woman’s Route to Neglect

Teresa’s relatives warned her not to take the train to Mexico. It was too dangerous, not worth the risk to mount that violent mammoth...

Russia-China Pipeline deal, political or economic move?

In the constant struggles that are the geopolitics of oil, revolutionary changes are on the horizon. Russia’s dominance of the natural gas market since...

The West’s Litmus Test: Two years after the Ukrainian Conflict

The last two years have been an undeniable cacophony of mixed political aspirations, serving as a source of horrendous migraine for some, and of...

Park-GONE-Hye: What now?

March 10 will be remembered in South Korea, as the first time that a sitting President was impeached, a decision unanimously upheld by the...

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