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⛓️ What is political science for? A comment on ECPR’s silence over Gaza

May 22, 2024

♟️Pakistan elections: perpetual instability in a military-controlled democracy

May 20, 2024

Why communal conflict should be viewed as a wartime phenomenon

May 14, 2024

♟️ Russia’s mercenaries are bolstering autocratic regimes in the Sahel

May 13, 2024

The democratisation of asymmetry

March 18, 2024
March 14, 2024

The third year of the Ukraine war and its possible end

Albrecht Rothacher Drawing parallels with the end of the First World War, Albrecht Rothacher looks at the prospects for an end to war in Ukraine. He starts with the worst-case scenario and then considers four further ways in which hostilities might end Read more
March 13, 2024

Empowering nuclear disarmament discourse

Mahmoud Javadi The narratives within the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) require amplification to ensure the Treaty’s success. Mahmoud Javadi examines statements made by TPNW state parties during the 2023 United Nations First Committee Read more
March 12, 2024

Surprising stats: the worst economic losses from cyber catastrophes

Tom Johansmeyer If you’re waiting for the 'big one', it’s probably already come and gone. Tom Johansmeyer brings a new dataset and a fresh perspective to the threat of cyber catastrophe and ensuing economic carnage. With only $300 billion in impact over 25 years, he says, cyber catastrophes are more bark than bite Read more
February 13, 2024

Techno-nationalist rhetoric consolidates Erdoğan’s power in Turkey

Abdullah Esin The ruling regime in Turkey has created its own unique nationalistic security discourse. Abdullah Esin and Mehmet Yaşar Altundağ argue that Turkey’s rising defence industry, while increasing Turkey's military capacity, also uses techno-nationalist rhetoric to consolidate its voter base and legitimise authoritarian practices Read more
February 9, 2024

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

Claire Hamilton Recent protests against the housing of single male asylum seekers in Ireland highlight the crucial role played by security in far-right discourse. Claire Hamilton argues that we need to think more about the ‘dangerous Others’ at the heart of populism’s appeal Read more

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