November 27, 2019

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244, adopted on the 10th of June 1999, aimed to promote ‘the establishment of substantial autonomy and self-government in Kosovo’. On the basis of this, international negotiations on Kosovo’s status began in February 2007. A...

October 21, 2019

In the UK, it’s been hard to escape the feeling that our current political stalemate is totally unique to us. Yes, we might not be immune to President Trump’s Twitter sideshow or the horrors of Syrian civil war, but we’re somehow different. A mature Western democracy w...

May 14, 2019

Upon arriving in Accra, Ghana, a handful of things clear to me very quickly. Accra is a friendly, colourful, progressive and interesting city that makes Ghana the country that it is. But with these observations also comes the opportunity to see what issues are still pr...

February 19, 2019

Since its inception in 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has been a staple example of international cooperation and organisation. As a military alliance formed by Western European and North American states aligned against the USSR during the Cold War,...

February 5, 2019

The relationship between Russia and the West, mainly the U.S.A. and the members of the European Union, is in precarious waters. One party retaliates to the actions of the other. In the past this often resulted in some back and forth of throwing out diplomats, slinging...

January 14, 2019

The Brexit campaign of 2016 was a volatile one; full of anger, disinformation, fear-mongering. A campaign in which chaos, slogans, mottos and sound-bites were created with little regard for accuracy or credibility. That is the political age in which we live; ignorance...

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