Abbey Dorian


About Abbey Dorian

Undergraduate of International and Global Studies at the University of Sydney with a passion for international relations and humanitarianism. I am particularly interested in the impact of cybersecurity and the preservation of human rights in an increasingly technologized world.

Big Data And The Sustainable Development Goals 2

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outline explicit, time-bound, and measurable targets for national development plans in sync with global concerns for climate security, equality, and development. With 169 multi-dimensional targets to be achieved by 2030, this ambitious program requires 232 statistical indicators or performance metrics from every country to monitor progress […]


Concerns Over Increasing North Korean Involvement In Nepal

Since February this year, North Korea’s Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (D.P.R.K.) has expressed interest in investing in Nepal’s hydroelectric and agricultural industries. With increasing North Korean economic involvement inside Nepal’s border, the U.S. has pressed Nepal to abstain from hosting North Korean business and observe the U.N.’s sanctions. In […]


Put Children Before Politics: Famine Sets In As North Korea’s Nuclear Program Continues

As of February, North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, has officially declared a food crisis in the wake of its worst drought in almost four decades and has requested urgent foreign aid for the 40% of North Koreans who are facing “severe food shortages,” many of whom […]


Saif al-Islam Gaddafi’s crimes against humanity continue to go unanswered

The son of former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi continues to evade prosecution for a series of violent war crime allegations by the International Criminal Court (ICC). Along with Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf al-Werfalli and al-Tuhamy Mohamed Khaled, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi stands accused of a series of grave war […]


Elite Military Organization Or Harsh Terror Group? Controversy Over Iran’s New Guards Corps

The US has had a turbulent relationship with Iran since its revolution in 1979.  With President Trump’s designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization, the US classifies an entire foreign government pillar as a terrorist threat for the first time and enters into an uncertain situation […]