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?
As the Brexit deadline approaches, MPs have yet to reach a deal to determine the country’s future outside of the European Union. The United Kingdom…View More The Irish Backstop: What is it, and what does it mean for Brexit?
On the 5thof November, the BBC launched the largest bureau outside the UK in Nairobi, Kenya. This development is hot on the heels of another…View More The BBC World Service is more important now than ever
It is the morning of Saturday the 30th March 2019. The news headline reads: The UK crashes out of the EU with no deal. Images of…View More Brexit: Why a bad deal is better than no deal
Security. A word that fundamentally constructs visions of the world and is performative in how individuals interact within that world. However, security as an entity…View More Convenience over Security? A re-definition of security in a virtual world
“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
When discussing academia, it is almost wholly impossible to leave out the power trio of politics, power, and market sensitivity. The comingling of these three…View More Strike out the Discourse, March Straight to the Facts
Since the end of the Cold War, the world has steadily moved away from nuclear war through multilateral treaties and disarmament. Conversely however, the future…View More The UK’s Nuclear Dilemma
In a sensational combination of power, wealth, and financial secrecy, the now ubiquitous ‘Panama Papers’ revealed a treasure trove of previously inaccessible information about the…View More Barely Legal: The Ethical Implications of the Panama Papers
The English legal system has been around for nearly a thousand years, and so it can be excused for having the odd quirk. It remains…View More The Issue of Sovereignty in the Overseas Jurisdiction of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
With the recent U.S. legalization of gay marriage, and similar progress in other states, there is a new impression of progress on LGBT issues. But…View More Fear and Prejudice: LGBT Refugees Search for Safety