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Techno-nationalist rhetoric consolidates Erdoğan’s power in Turkey

February 13, 2024

'No single men please, we're Irish': why crime and security matter in far-right discourse

February 9, 2024

How NATO and the EU should confront the new ‘Axis of Evil’

February 7, 2024

A new axis of evil?

February 6, 2024

An impending world conflagration – and all the result of Western neglect

January 24, 2024
January 12, 2024

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: how to move forward after deadlock

Mahmoud Javadi The global significance of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) hinges on its universality. Mahmoud Javadi presents three interconnected strategies — glorification, securitisation, and weaponisation — to move past the challenge of ‘peak universalisation’ Read more
January 3, 2024

War on two fronts: Ukraine’s demographic crisis

Eban Raymond Prior to Russia’s full-scale invasion, Ukraine experienced a problem only too familiar in developed countries – an ageing population. Using UN-sourced data, Eban Raymond explains how, amid the ravages of war, Ukraine now faces a demographic crisis, with severe implications for its economic recovery Read more
December 18, 2023

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: a litmus test for global nuclear governance

Mahmoud Javadi Countries of the Global South are the primary advocates of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). Mahmoud Javadi argues that the TPNW can help gauge the authenticity, sincerity, and seriousness of major Western and Eastern powers in their geopolitical engagement with these countries Read more
November 7, 2023

The influence of Private Military Companies on global security

Simone Rinaldi The history of private military activity goes back centuries, but modern-day Private Military Companies are a complex and controversial phenomenon in the global security landscape. Simone Rinaldi and Daniela Irrera argue that their role, and the implications of their use, raise significant challenges for the actors who employ them Read more
September 27, 2023

Al-Burhan’s political system can still sabotage peace in Sudan 

Hager Ali The war in Sudan has passed the five-month mark, and peace efforts seem to have plateaued. Breaking down Sudan’s political system and transition since 2019, Hager Ali explains how defective interim governance enabled the violent power struggle between the country’s largest armed forces. She argues that past political systems could still undermine present peace efforts […] Read more

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