Adam Philpott

About Adam Philpott

Adam is an undergraduate Politics student at the University of York, currently on a year Down Under studying at the University of Sydney. He is particularly interested in security politics and the management of environmental problems.

Sudan’s Tiananmen Moment: Democracy Protestors Murdered And Dumped In Nile

Peaceful pro-democracy protestors have been slaughtered in Sudan’s capital Khartoum following the breakdown of talks between military and civilian leaders, regarding the transition to civilian authority and democratic elections, triggered by the usurpation of long-standing dictator Omar Hassan al-Bashir in April. Al-Bashir’s 30-year grip on the country was terminated by […]

Tripoli Under Fire: The Region’s Only Functioning Airport Damaged In An Air Raid

An air raid on the last functioning airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli in April by forces loyal to renegade general Khalifa Haftar has undermined progress towards a democratic and peaceful solution to the political stalemate which has inundated the North African country since the assassination of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. […]