Lesley Nash

About Lesley Nash

Lesley Nash is a recent Master's graduate with a degree in Diplomacy & International Development. She is currently an adjunct professor of political science at Georgetown College in Kentucky.

Path To Transitional Justice Less Clear In Tunisia After Controversial Vote

Tensions remain high in Tunisia after a March 26th vote by the Tunisian Parliament determining that the mandate of the country’s human rights and truth commission would not be extended, according to the Al-Monitor news agency. This decision has been controversial, going against the advice of groups such as Human […]

The Court And The World: Why International Justice Still Matters

Regardless of where one looks in the world, crises is abound. Syria, Yemen, the Central African Republic, Myanmar, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo are hot spots, situations where conflict and human rights abuses are exacerbated by drought, famine, and disease. These crises occur on a massive scale, […]

In Ethiopia, Ruling Coalition Names New Chairperson, Likely Prime Minister

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), has selected a new chairperson, the Washington Post reports. Dr. Abiy Ahmed, a founder of the Ethiopian government’s modern cyber-intelligence service and former minister of science and technology, is also set to become the country’s new prime minister. Dr. Ahmed […]

Florida Major Battleground For Gun Control Debate As NRA Sues State Over New Law

On Friday, March 9, shortly after the Florida state legislature passed new gun-control legislation into law, the National Rifle Association (NRA) announced that it would sue the state, arguing that new restrictions introduced in the legislation violate the Constitution, according to BBC News. The bill places a three-day waiting period […]