Television shows based around politics have become a staple of American television – from dramas such as The West Wing, House of Cards, and Madame…View More Would the West Wing be popular today?
Forget a golf course, failed university, or another Trump Tower, will there soon be a “Trump Town” located in the Golan Heights? And how long…View More Disputes over the Golan Heights: the US and Shaky International Law
Every October, the Norwegian Nobel Committee decides the six people or organizations who have contributed the most to society that year, whether that be through…View More Peace-by-Tweet: Does Trump’s Novel Approach to North Korea Deserve a Nobel Peace Prize?
Algeria erupted in celebration when Abdelaziz Bouteflika changed course and announced that he would not run for President. He has led Algeria for 20 years…View More No fifth term for Bouteflika but what next for Algeria?
The drama surrounding Nigeria’s recent elections has yet to subside, continuing months of downright absurd campaigning. Aside from the bizarre campaign cycle, Boko Haram has…View More Nigerian Elections
Brazil’s current president, Jair Bolsonaro, a former army captain who served as a backbench, ‘low clergy’ congressman for almost three decades, was the surprise victor…View More Political Dynasties: An Endless Game of Thrones
Following the collapse of the Barre military dictatorship, Somalia has descended into chaos and has not substantially risen in any given sense. In the face…View More An Argument for International Recognition of Somaliland
This month marked the final arguments of the American lawsuit Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) vs. Harvard University. Better known as ‘the Harvard Affirmative Action’…View More The Harvard Affirmative Action Lawsuit: Conceiving a World without ‘Race-Conscious’ Admissions
A national debate has begun after 19 year old ex-ISIS combatant, Shamima Begum, has pleaded with the British Home Office to allow her and her…View More Victims or Terrorists: the Fate of ex-ISIS Combatants
Less than a month ago a group of seven labour MP’s quit their party in order to form a new Independent Group of MP’s to…View More The Independent Group: A force to be reckoned with?
In a new age of ‘fake news’, ‘alternative facts’ and ‘post truth’ politics it is hard to trust if the news you are receiving is…View More Misinformation and Fake News – What Direction Will Media Take?
Much has been made the rise of right-wing populism in Europe and the Americas, from Donald Trump and Brexit to AfD, Fidesz, and Bolsonaro —…View More The rise of left-wing populism