Interpol is a name known by many but its role on the international scene is often unclear. With narratives of terrorist and criminal activities overwhelming…View More What Role Does Interpol Play in our World?
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The private area in warfare is far from a modern concept. Singer states that “hiring outsiders to fight your battle is as old as war…View More Private Military Companies: Legitimate Or Violator Of Human Rights?
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Reading a recent article, in which the women disproved the saying that being a mother is the most important job in the world, made me…View More Is Being a Mother the Most Important Job in the World?
I have always felt that feminism holds a negative connotation in today’s world. Somehow, someone uttering the words ‘I am a feminist’ is portrayed as…View More Manning up to Masculinity
Scottish independence was never something I thought much about, at least until I came to St Andrews. As a French expat, I never identified with…View More Scottish Independence: What Happens to Us Students?
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“Valor knows no gender” – those were the words uttered by President Barack Obama at the announcement by US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifting the…View More The Frontlines: A Man’s World?