Leo Janjgava tells us a bit about the history and the relevance of the French Foreign Legion.
Despite technology improving living standards, accelerating economic growth, and increasing productivity, angst about the corroding effect of automation on society has influenced people since the…View More ‘Jobs Apocalypse’? A Critical Evaluation of the Narrative on Automation
On October 7, 2008 the then Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Sir Tom McKillop, telephoned the then British Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alastair Darling,…View More The Global Financial Crisis a Decade On: Has the Turmoil Ended?
Featured photo by Mike Lewelling, National Park Service On October 8, 2018, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest climate assessment…View More IPCC gives a twelve-year deadline to stop climate change
This piece is one of three articles focusing on interactions between Chinese government and Uyghur community in Xinjiang. The articles aim to look into the…View More Do we know enough about China’s repression over Uyghur?
Here’s a thought; There is almost an undoubtedle chancethat something you have used today is madefrom the hands of modern-day slaves. Commonly used materials such…View More Who Picked Your Cotton?
Alex Brunner takes us through Japan’s unsurprising rearmament.View More An Unsurprising Japanese Rearmament
Iraq has seen the appointment of both a new President and Prime Minister-designate over the last few days amid hopes that new leadership will bring…View More A promising new start for governance in Iraq?
Over 2,000 years ago, a trail was blazed connecting the rich culture of the East with that of the West, and for another 1,500 years…View More Five Years On: The Belt Road Initiative and its Neocolonialist Tendencies
The days of slavery are still far from over. Action groups fighting human trafficking often use the term modern-day slavery to when describing the grave…View More The Unbreakable Cycle: Nigerian women forced into prostitution
With the end of the Cold War and the fading threat of global nuclear destruction, both scientific and popular discourse have focused on the threats…View More Preparing For the Unknown — International cooperation and local capacity building are needed to prepare for ‘the next pandemic’
Featured image courtesy of: https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Search&limit=20&offset=40&profile=default&search=jim+mattis+#/media/File:Jim_Mattis_in_Washington_-_2018_(41414065314).jpg In a speech made at the Virginia Military Institute, US Secretary of Defence General James Mattis, stated that ‘the jury…View More Women in Combat: Is the Jury Really Still Out?
“A vote to leave would diminish Britain on the world stage” “This referendum could determine the UK’s future role in international affairs” These headlines bring…View More Scotland’s role in the world