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Cold War heating up

In the world’s most unstable and toxic region, a new conflict between old enemies is heating up with potentially devastating consequences. It ...

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The end of the Viktator?

The Viktator, Europe’s bad-boy, has secured another resounding victory in Hungary’s most recent election. Viktor Orbán, once a liberal hero and professional football manager ...

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Israel’s radical re-style

For nearly 70 years, the state of Israel has survived against the odds. Despite facing nearly seven decades of external and internal ...

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Cold War heating up

Posted on May 16, 2018 1
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The end of the Viktator?

Posted on May 2, 2018 2
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Israel’s radical re-style

Posted on Apr 9, 2018 3
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Cold War heating up

The Trump administration’s decision to pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal could have violent consequences

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The end of the Viktator?

Most likely just the beginning– Hungary is another example of European fascism on the rise.

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Israel’s radical re-style

Israel’s shift to the right and far-right come with alarming consequences for the Palestinian-Israeli peace process

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Scotland’s Lions

After over a decade of mishandling Scotland, the Scottish National Party is inevitably losing their popular base, and it’s about time

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Racial identity in Southeast Asia as a modern social construct

Exploitative and divisive ideologies around race are a tool of power – just take a look at Southeast Asia

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A new Italy: Europe’s problem

Another domino has fallen… will it topple a united Europe?

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A liberal for Romney

The former Governor of Massachusetts is running for Senate in Utah. His victory is not only inevitable but also quite desirable.

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America’s incurable illness

Parkland might seem to have shaken the United States, but the gun debate will go on as insoluble as ever

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Shifting sands: the future of EU-Africa relations

European Affairs society hosts engaging talk inviting students to think about EU’s role with Africa and other former colonised areas’ development and trade on the eve of Brexit

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The return of Mitt

Romney is a welcome shift back towards moderate and respectful Republicanism

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Angela Merkel: Die Überlebende (The Survivor)

How the Queen of Europe rose to her throne

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Brexit: not my vote

“Brexit is done, just accept it,” they say — a year and a half on, remainers still find this very hard to do