Kushner had been portrayed by President Trump as the golden boy constantly praised for his intelligence and his promising future. However, as the months have…View More Where in the world is Jared Kusher?
It is a popular claim by the Trump administration and its supporters: ‘When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best’. The statement, albeit…View More Mexico: A Forgotten Victim of US Gun Policy
On February 2nd of 2018, the United States Office of the Secretary of Defense published the Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review. The NPR articulates the…View More The Nuclear Posture Review: What Does It Do and Why Should We Care?
On January 23-26, the World Economic Forum (WEF) was held in Davos, Switzerland, under the theme ‘Shared Prosperity in a Fractured World’. This annual conference…View More Globalization and Its (Dis)Contents: World Leaders at the World Economic Forum
Ever since the World Wars, territory after territory has fought for independence in Europe—sometimes peacefully, often violently—and usually succeeded in their effort to depart. The…View More The Issue with Separatist Movements
As the war against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq enters its final stages, the eyes of the world have begun to…View More The Future of Kurdistan: A New Nation or a Failed State?
In early December 2017, the inauguration of the first phase of expansion and modernisation of Iran’s deep-sea port of Chabahar was attended by high-ranking Afghan…View More A Tale of Two Ports: The spill-over of Indo-Pakistani rivalry beyond the Subcontinent
On 12 March 2017, the war in Afghanistan reached day 6000. It is quickly becoming one of the longest wars in history, and has no…View More Day 6000: The War in Afghanistan Drags On
It must have been a really tough time for most Chinese Catholics in the past few weeks. On January 22 2018, the Holy See announced…View More China-Vatican Relations: Cooperation between Religion and Power?
What is the proper role of free speech concerning the Holocaust? Over a dozen countries in Europe have made the denial of the Holocaust a…View More Free Speech and the Holocaust: Poland’s Attack on Civil Rights and the Rule of Law
When discussing academia, it is almost wholly impossible to leave out the power trio of politics, power, and market sensitivity. The comingling of these three…View More Strike out the Discourse, March Straight to the Facts
When Peruvians went to the urns last year, corruption was visible on the campaign agenda of all leading candidates. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski became President…View More Corruption in Peru: When Pandora’s Box is Opened