Many Americans will remember the 16-day government shutdown of 2013 as a frenzy of cable news dramatizations and political finger pointing. During the shutdown, more…View More Threat to Credibility: 2013 U.S. Government Shutdown
Italian politics for a lot of people is becoming (if it hasn’t already become) something of a spectator sport. So when the spectacle of Silvio…View More The End of Silvio?
Albania’s newest Prime Minister, Edi Rama, has had a long career in Albania politics. Before reaching his current post he was mayor of Albania’s capital,…View More Troubled Reformation: Albania and Edi Rama
Unstable alliances. Triumphant conquerors laid low. The old master outmaneuvering the young upstart. Tenuous peace talks. These are the facts of Israeli politics today, as…View More Israeli Domestic Politics and the Prospects for Peace
In Singapore’s short history as a nation, promises of shopping discounts and giveaways have galvanized the masses more than any political cause ever has. Singapore,…View More Singapore’s Mid-Life Crisis
Money may be the root of all evil, and it is certainly causing scandal in one of the most venerable institutions on Earth. The Roman…View More “For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil”
It is a rare thing in history to come across someone as peaceful as Malala Yousafzai—someone that believes that peaceful words and education can battle…View More Fighting Violence with Peace: The Pakistani Woman’s Plight
Despite having its hypocentre off the coast of Japan, the earthquake which destroyed the Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2011 was felt all the way…View More No Earthquakes in Germany
In the world of diplomacy and power politics, the suggestion of a boycott of the 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) over the host…View More Boycott or Business as Usual?
Outrage is a peculiar thing. Often when struck with outrage at anything from a political to a personal issue, one can easily find oneself consumed…View More Why Does the Pope Need to be Liberal?
“The Oxford system”, noted Cecil Rhodes, “in its most finished form looks very unpractical, yet, wherever you turn your eye … an Oxford man is…View More Building New Rhodes
Ukraine is on the edge. With Russia seemingly trying to extend her influence in Ukraine, is there an escape route? Russian influence is fundamental in…View More Guest Article: Ukraine at the Crossroads