Ukraine Crisis and Implication on US Involvement in Indo-Pacific

Shivam Tiwary is a graduate of Journalism from Panjab University, Chandigarh. He has worked as Photography head in student-run E-newspaper PU-Mirror. His area of interest lies in India’s domestic politics, geopolitical risk analysis, internal security threats, and international events impacting India’s policies. He is pursuing his Masters in International Studies from Christ (Deemed to be) University, Bangalore. Currently, he is working as a Management Trainee … Continue reading Ukraine Crisis and Implication on US Involvement in Indo-Pacific

A Zeitenwende in Europe? The new age of German politics and regional coordination with aspiring NATO members Finland and Sweden

Marion is a third-year International Relations student at King’s College London. With strong interests in diplomacy, strategy, and European politics broadly, she is currently the European editor of International Relations today. Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Zeitenwende marks a profound shift in Germany’s defence and security policies. Increases in defence spending and the supply of armaments to Ukraine contribute to Germany’s clear position in the war against Russia. … Continue reading A Zeitenwende in Europe? The new age of German politics and regional coordination with aspiring NATO members Finland and Sweden

National interests, realpolitik, and India’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine 

Lucas Blasco is a second year International Relations student from Spain, who is currently in an exchange year at the University of Hong Kong. During the past month he has developed a strong interest in the East Asia region, namely its economic development and the role of China in the XXIst century international order. On February 24th, 2022, Russian forces illegally crossed the border into … Continue reading National interests, realpolitik, and India’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine 

Assessing the short- and long-term impact of the Russo-Ukrainian war on geopolitics

Maria Jenkinson is a Policy Fellow of The Pinsker Centre, a campus-based think tank which facilitates discussion on global affairs and free speech. The views in this article are the author’s own. The Russian invasion of Ukraine was accurately predicted by Anglo-American intelligence services. Yet the strong and united reaction of the West, specifically Western Europe, was not predicted, nor was the war’s impact on … Continue reading Assessing the short- and long-term impact of the Russo-Ukrainian war on geopolitics

What does NATO’s Nordic expansion mean for Europe and the world?

Marion Gabriel is a second-year International Relations student at King’s College London. With strong interests in diplomacy, strategy, and European politics broadly, she is currently the European editor of International Relations today. As recent developments in Eastern Europe showed, the noose is tightening around Russia. On 15th and 16th May, the leaders of Finland and Sweden confirmed their intention to join the NATO organisation. This … Continue reading What does NATO’s Nordic expansion mean for Europe and the world?

The end of Turkish-Greek diplomatic relations?

Celine Madaghjian is a second year International Relations student at Kings College London. She believes that understanding the implications of the region’s current and rapidly evolving politics is vital to our understanding of International Relations. She is passionate about analysing the sectarianism and geopolitics of the Middle East, as well as the effects of GCC relations on the regional and international scale. On the 24th … Continue reading The end of Turkish-Greek diplomatic relations?

US and EU Democracy Promotion: Two sides of the same coin?

Marcell Lehoczky is a second year History and International Relations student. He is mostly interested in security and international law. Democracy promotion has been an ever-present feature of the international system, however, the two main Western forces of democracy promotion, the US and the EU, have had different approaches to democracy promotion while attempting to reach the same goal. While the US and EU share … Continue reading US and EU Democracy Promotion: Two sides of the same coin?

Historically neutral Helsinki and Stockholm may consider joining NATO following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Caroline Bouisse is a second-year History and International Relations student at King’s College London. She is passionate about American and European politics and geopolitics. NATO membership for Finland and Sweden would have significant repercussions, and European security warned Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova. For her part, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said that the decision would be taken “in the next few weeks”. However, … Continue reading Historically neutral Helsinki and Stockholm may consider joining NATO following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Defence, energy and cyber security: the areas where ‘Global Britain’  needs to think strategically 

Maria Jenkinson is a Policy Fellow of The Pinsker Centre, a campus-based think tank which facilitates discussion on global affairs and free speech. The views in this article are the author’s own. The former British prime minister Harold Macmillan famously quipped, that what shapes the direction of foreign policy are “events, dear boy, events”. Since the advent of Brexit, Britain has had a chance to … Continue reading Defence, energy and cyber security: the areas where ‘Global Britain’  needs to think strategically 

France: Le Pen/ Macron, an unprecedented election with global repercussions

Caroline Bouisse is a second-year History and International Relations student at King’s College London. Passionate about American and European politics and geopolitics, she aims through this article to relate the french presidential campaign, specifically the debate of the 2nd round between Emmanuel Macron and Marine le Pen, particularly with regard to Ukraine and Russia. Marion Gabriel is a second-year International Relations student at King’s College … Continue reading France: Le Pen/ Macron, an unprecedented election with global repercussions