Kenneth Waltz, one of the most prominent theorists of international relations of the post-war period, passed away earlier this week, aged 88. Waltz is known…View More Kenneth Waltz: 1924-2013
At home I have a book about September 11th, 2001 called “Never Again”. The book itself is not as interesting as its title: Never Again.…View More Terrorism: Keep Calm and Carry On
The rise of self-immolations by Tibetans against Chinese rule is igniting a human rights dilemma in neighbouring countries. A trip to Nepal in 2010 transplanted…View More The Davids versus the Goliaths: China Bullies Nepal
Malawi’s President, Joyce Banda, is somewhat of a rarity. Along with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the President of Liberia, she is one of only two female…View More Mother Africa
A free press has long been considered a crucial pillar of democracy. Keeping the public informed of local, national, and world events, providing an outlet…View More Politics and the Press: A Match Made in Hell?
The Boston Marathon Bombings, on the 15th of April, sparked a vicious manhunt that ended in the capture of one young Chechen and the killing…View More How Much Don’t You Know? The Epidemic of American Ignorance
The U.S. pivot to Asia is more than simply rhetoric. It is already underway and especially visible in traditional balancing behaviour in the military sphere.…View More Beyond Rhetoric – the Tangible Pivot
The Monsanto Protection Act was passed by Congress and signed by President Obama on 26th March of this year. The act, which is now US…View More The Monsanto Protection Act: Protection at Whose Expense?
Scotland, like the rest of the UK, has suffered heavily during the Great Recession. High unemployment, stagnant wages, and soaring living costs have been compounded…View More Norway: A Model for an Independent Scotland?
Few countries know how to party the way Brazil does. As a result, back in 2007 when FIFA announced that Brazil would be hosting the…View More Bolívar in Brussels: A Lack of Ordem and a Need for Progresso
It is known that every totalitarian regime will sooner or later become dependent on informants for its own survival. The USSR was a prime example…View More Snitching for Her Majesty
In recent years, the number of people who have stopped consuming animal products in Europe and the US has been rapidly rising. The Vegetarian Association…View More Vegetarianism: Fashion Trend or Remedy for Global Problems?