Analysis

Macron achieves balance in Washington DC

The first ever state visit to the US was a display of awkward conflict and utterly bizarre physical affection. Macron’s…

Local elections end in deadlock

The local elections last week seem to signal an era of political deadlock between Labour and the Conservatives. While Labour…

A rocky peace in Colombia

Colombian  presidential  candidate  and  chief  peace  negotiator  of  the  government  during  the  peace  process.  Humberto  de  la  Calle,  recently  claimed …

Amber Rudd resigns after misleading Parliament

Amber Rudd  was  forced  to  resign  from  the  Cabinet  on  29  April  after  admitting  that  she  “inadvertently”  misled  Parliament  about …

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, explained

  Cambridge Analytica and Facebook’s misuse of your data sounds sinister, but if the Senate’s questioning of Zuckerberg earlier this…

No end in sight in Syria

A United States ceasefire resolution was blocked on 22 February. After a last-minute scramble, a resolution was unanimously passed on…

Abuse scandal rocks charities

“I want to apologise deeply and unreservedly for my past behaviour and for the hurt and offence that I have…

No change seven years after Egypt uprisings

One of the most famous singers in Egypt, Sherine Abdel Wa-hab, was this week sentenced to six months in prison.…

A turning point for Justin Trudeau in India?

Canada’s young and liberal Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spent last week in India on a visit with his family. Trudeau’s…

The name game in Macedonia

The name of a country may seem like an uncontroversial topic, yet recently what many might assume is a non-issue,…

A politicised Winter Olympics

One of the key principles of the Olympic movement is unity; how-ever, Olympic games of the past have been far…

Cuts to Marines could threaten UK’s defence

On the 2 February the Commons Defence Committee published a report titled ‘Sunset for the Royal Marines? The Royal Marines…