Opinion


Trump’s Agenda-Setting At NATO Meeting And Its Implications For Defense Spending

The Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) meeting took place in Belgium  from the 11th– 12th of July where the leaders of one of the world’s oldest, and some would say strongest, alliances met. Such meetings are important to ensure the agendas of the alliance are collaborative, current and the relations […]


UN Reports Detainees In Yemen Were Tortured By UAE Soldiers

According to a report issued by the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Office in Geneva, UAE soldiers have been torturing and abusing detainees in secret prisons across war-torn Yemen. Further investigations by the Associated Press (AP) in late June revealed scenes of ill-treatment and sexual abuse inflicted by Emirati security […]


Criminalizing Queer Visibility: Should Corporations Be An Ally In The Fight?

Recently in the United States, mainstream LGBTQ rights activists have focused on issues such as same-sex marriage and repealing restrictions like the “don’t ask, don’t tell” military policy. But in other countries, especially outside of the West, queer rights activists are fighting for the ability to just live openly. 76 […]


Blockchain, Syria And The Future

With the rise of cryptocurrencies and blockchain communities, developments have been made to address a variety of complex social issues in our current global sphere. More recently, the United Nations has collaborated with the World Food Organisation and Eye pay. In early March 2018, this network has successfully introduced a […]


The Dangers Of Distrust: The Failure Of The Six Party Talks

With the approach of the Singapore Summit, the world is now closer than ever to the possibility of a peaceful resolution to the ongoing tensions between North Korea and its Southern neighbour. However, while President Donald Trump is set to in talks with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un […]