Why Banning Autonomous Weapons Is More Dangerous Than Developing Them Responsibly

By: Noah Gibbs (Guest Writer) Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to drastically change our lives. Driverless cars are changing how we move from place to...

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International law on the use of force is deeply rooted in what is one of the dominant philosophical perspectives on the morality of war...

From Seneca Falls to Themiscyra

A 620 km long chain made up of five million women advocating for equality signalled 2019 as a landmark year for women’s rights and...

Ksenia Sobchak: Russian Opposition Maker or Breaker?

Ksenia Sobchak, aka. the Russian Paris Hilton, is now the official opposition candidate in the 2018 Russian presidential elections. Her surprise candidacy raises questions...

The Demons of Our Day

"New situations demand new magic" is not a phrase one would expect in the magazine of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. Yet Sir Evan-Pritchard’s...

The State: An Old and A Necessary Beast

By: Luka Zucic (Guest Writer) In spite of the rise and growing influence of international organisations and supranational institutions, such as the United Nations and...

UN Peacekeeping missions are ineffective and do more harm than good”

Elisabeth Puttinger (MAIS I) UN Peacekeeping missions have their flaws and problems, which is a fact that nobody can deny. The organization is weakened by...

The Beginning of a New Decade of Development for Africa

Africa’s future is no longer uncertain. This decade belongs to African development. Economists and researchers are increasingly convinced about Africa’s tremendous growth potential, despite...

The Post-Trump GOP: Back to the Future?

As the 2020 electoral contest in the United States comes to a definite conclusion the two Presidential candidates are on the move: president-elect Joe...

The State of American Progressivism Post-Election: Reviving a Moribund Party

“If we are classifying Tuesday as a success ... we will get f---ing torn apart in 2022”, U.S. Representative Spanberger (D-VA) asserted during...

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