Daily Archives: December 17, 2016


Yemen: A Humanitarian Catastrophe

A group of aid organisations have reported that seven million people are starving to death in Yemen. The Disasters Emergency Committee, which includes organisations such as Oxfam, British Red Cross and Save the Children, has presented shocking figures drawing an utterly critical situation. In addition, UNICEF reported last week that […]


The One China Policy: The Cornerstone For The Contemporary Sino-American Relationship And Regional Security

Introduction Over the past few weeks, major international issues happened regarding Trump’s position on the Taiwan issue. The first incident happened at the beginning of December 2016. On December 2nd, 2016, the President-elect Donald Trump had a phone conversation with Taiwan’s leader, Tsai Ing-wen. According to Trump’s Twitter, Mrs. Tsai’s […]


Navigating The Victim/Perpetrator Complex At The International Criminal Court: The Case Of Dominic Ongwen

The trial of former child soldier Dominic Ongwen, which began on Tuesday December 6th at the International Criminal Court (ICC), has raised existential questions about the actions of humankind in times of war and suffering. Ongwen’s case is particularly complex as it is the first to charge an individual for […]


The Nagorno-Karabakh Dilemma

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has been raging for nearly 23 years, and there is hardly a glimmer of hope for straight-forward resolution. At the 23rd Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), which took place in Hamburg on the 8-9th December this year, Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, […]