A shockwave was sent across the LGBT community and the world when Brunei, a country in Asia, announced a Sharia law that mandated death for…
At the recent Munich security conference, Angela Merkel once again reiterated her backing for the controversial Nord Stream 2 project. Nord Stream 2 is a…View More Nord Stream 2 – Still the Right Option for EU’s Energy Needs?
Since the 1990’s, Yemen has struggled to preserve the façade of a unified country. The intense tribal identities within the northern region, as well as…View More The Conflict in Yemen: Prospects for Peace
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?
Since the 2008 global financial crisis, central banks across the globe have taken unprecedented steps to ensure the viability of the global economy. With a…View More Prudent or Pernicious? Central Bank Policy in a Time of (un)Certain Growth
Emily Matthews takes us through why AI’s ‘slaughterbots’ are an interesting concept, but, Russia aside, are maybe not what the U.S. should be pursuing right now.View More Killer robots – existential threat or path to security?
Speaking recently at a ceremony celebrating the 30thanniversary of the Chinese State Construction Engineering Corporation’s (CSCEC) presence in Botswana, the Botswanan Minister of Investment, Trade,…View More China in Africa – unforeseen consequences?
‘The goal is to be carbon neutral. We’d like to do it in the next 20 years.’ These were the words of the Environment Minister…View More Costa Rica – an environmental model to follow?
325,339 students from universities across the United States went on study abroad programs in the academic year 2015/2016. This represents sixty per cent of the U.S.’s…View More Studying abroad and its unexpected side effects
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
Since the beginning of this year, certain states within the US have seen a drastic increase in the number of measles cases. The vast majority…View More In Vaccination, Science Denial is Dangerous
At the beginning of the month the EU released what appeared to be quite a simple piece of draft legislation outlining how after Brexit visa-free…View More The Implications of calling Gibraltar ‘a colony’
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