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Underdog Overwatch: The Often-Ignored Foreign Policies of Our Rising Parties

Underdog Overwatch: The Often-Ignored Foreign Policies of Our Rising Parties

Boredom and disillusionment are the familiar starting points in many political conversations today. Especially in the wake of the unsuccessful secession attempt in Scotland last September, other avenues have re-opened and provided the establishment with the shake-up it desperately needed. With public political intake still dominated by both the Labour and Conservative parties – as...
Law Out of Order: The Marshall Islands take America to the ICJ

Law Out of Order: The Marshall Islands take America to the ICJ

While the political world has watched recent events unfold in Austria and Switzerland over the nuclear talks with Iran, an entirely separate nuclear affair has been taking shape almost unnoticed on the other side of the globe. The Republic of the Marshall Islands is bringing the nine nuclear states – the United States, the United Kingdom,...
The Business of Bombs: Extending the Iran Nuclear Talks

The Business of Bombs: Extending the Iran Nuclear Talks

A number of states have been in known possession of nuclear weapons since their ballistic appearance onto the world stage in 1945. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, thousands of nuclear warheads were inherited by the former satellite nations Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus, all of which were either disassembled or transferred to Russia during...
Stability in Afghanistan Requires More Than Guns and Money

Stability in Afghanistan Requires More Than Guns and Money

As one of the few large ground engagements that members of our generation in Britain have been involved in, the costs of the War in Afghanistan – human, economic, social – have incurred passionate debate and stark introspection in the British public. These have extended beyond the common subjects such as the morality and necessity...
Ebola: A Crisis of Every Kind

Ebola: A Crisis of Every Kind

“In the hardest hit countries, an exponentially rising caseload threatens to push governments to the brink of state failure… None of us experienced in containing outbreaks has ever seen, in our lifetimes, an emergency of this scale, with this degree of suffering, and with this magnitude of cascading consequences. This is not just an outbreak....