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
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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
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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
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In recent years, the American Super Bowl and other large sporting events have come under fire for supposedly being a hotbed for sex traffickers. Host…View More Super Bowl Sex
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While the world is consumed with Brexit, Trump’s scandals, and numerous Twitter wars, the political turmoil in Venezuela remains a cogent yet underrepresented issue. Politicians…View More Who is Juan Guaidó?