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August 10, 2020

On May 13th, 1977, President Jimmy Carter said ‘We have a special relationship with Israel. It’s absolutely crucial that no one in our country or around the world ever doubt that our number one commitment in the Middle East is to protect the right of Israel to exist, t...

July 27, 2020

In 1861, the Italian statesman Massimo D’Azeglio declared that ‘having made Italy, we need to make the Italians’.

The same can be said of the European Union. Since the EU’s inception, it has sought an ambitious expansion and integration of economic, political and socia...

July 13, 2020

On the 26th of March 1812, the Boston Gazette printed a cartoon that satirised the unconventional shape of a district in Massachusetts that had been redrawn, calling it the ‘Gerry-mander’. The name derived from the district’s resemblance in shape to a salamander, combi...

June 29, 2020

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June 15, 2020

Since World War Two, there has been a proliferation of regional integration organisations, from general Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), more integrative organisations like the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (AS...

May 25, 2020

For a long period of time, ethnic background was a strong indicator of voting preferences in Israel. As such, the the Ashkenazi-Mizrahi divide was not just an ethnic one, but a political one. However, as the political landscape in Israel has evolved, so has t...

May 11, 2020

Electoral competition is the cornerstone of democratic rule and the mechanics and processes behind elections are hotly contested in the United States, with such contestation often centring around campaign finance reform.

Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee for President o...

April 27, 2020

Since the inception of the European Coal and Steel Community in 1951, Europe has seen a deepening in integration across all possible realms. The extent of this integration has been gradual but severe, with the turn of the century signalling a new era for integration on...

April 13, 2020

After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle decided to step back from life as senior members of the Royal Family, a lot of fuss has been made about whether they will continue to receive public money for their security detail. 

Although the topic of the Royal Family is normally...

March 16, 2020

The desire for academics and the public to understand the personality of those who govern is not a recent phenomenon. However, with the increased ‘personalisation’ of politics in recent years, a greater emphasis has been placed on the specific personalists of politicia...

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