Joe Biden and the Middle East

Following Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th US president on 20 January 2021, his administration has announced it will take a close look at...

The Free and Open Indo-Pacific and the Rise of China: ‘Tigers’ Should Find a...

The Indo-Pacific is gaining systemic gravity in international affairs more than ever before. Avoiding falling into a zero-sum game would be beneficial for all. Amid...

Democratic Support Without Democracy: Explaining the Popularity of the Chinese Government

Over the past year, international media reports on Chinese politics frequently centred around the oppression of minorities, public surveillance measures, and China’s increasingly aggressive...

Resolving to Recognise Agents of Peace: UNSC Resolution 1325

Four principles dictate the revolutionary United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. UNSCR 1325 was based on the following four...

Refugees – Bargaining Chips of Domestic and International Politics

Over the last decade, Turkey has grown to become one of the nations hosting the most refugees worldwide. People fleeing violence and the lack...

How European Energy Dependence Fuels the Syrian Conflict

The European Union has little to no fossil fuel reserves and is therefore highly dependent on energy imports from third countries. Despite recurrent human...

From the Scent of Jasmine to the Smell of Sulfur: The Legacy of the...

Ten years ago, a wildfire of revolts touched off in the Arab world, leading to an unprecedented sequence of events that irreversibly changed the...

The Uighur Question: Halfway between Domestic Sinicization and Diplomatic Cynicism

Over the past few months, the world has been waking up to horrifying news about China, alleging crimes, and human rights abuses against Muslim...

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