Daily Archives: November 19, 2019


Is Democracy Always The Correct Answer?

Democracy has had a long history. The experiment first began in Athens, Greece during the Golden Age. The word “democracy” comes from two Greeks words: demos refers to the people, and Kratos means the rule. For a century and a half, all male citizens had equal political rights, enjoyed the […]


Will Oman Talks Signal the Beginning of the End for Hadi’s Rule in Yemen?

Indirect talks between Saudi officials and representatives of the Houthi rebels are being hosted in Oman, as each party seeks a political solution to the near five-year long conflict. These negotiations come just 12 days after the signing of the Riyadh Agreement, which formalised a power-sharing arrangement between the internationally […]


Public Outcry Over Government’s Decision to Withhold Russia Interference Report

This week a wide range of political actors have decried the UK Government’s decision to withhold a report pertaining to Russian interference in British politics. The report, carried out by Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC), was finalised on 17 October, but is yet to be released. Understandably, public outcry […]