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

May 22, 2024

Why communal conflict should be viewed as a wartime phenomenon

May 14, 2024

The democratisation of asymmetry

March 18, 2024

The third year of the Ukraine war and its possible end

March 14, 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
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
August 24, 2023

Estimating troop losses on both sides in the Russia-Ukraine war

Benjamin J. Radford In the wake of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, Benjamin J. Radford, Yaoyao Dai, Niklas Stoehr, Aaron Schein, Mya Fernandez, and Hanif Sajid have developed a model to better estimate the loss numbers obscured by the fog of war and the biases of somereporting sources Read more

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