The Extreme Need of a Solid International Response Towards Tigray

Marco Zarzana is a second year International Relations student from Italy. His main interests in the field of IR include Diplomacy, Grand Strategy and the gap between the academic world of IR and the practical functioning of international affairs. Coming from a background in Classics, Marco’s extracurricular interests include Greek Philosophy and Literature and the ancient Western world in general. The international community should carry … Continue reading The Extreme Need of a Solid International Response Towards Tigray

Unexpected and quiet consequence of the pandemic: a drastic surge in terrorist attacks in Sub Saharan Africa

Pauline is an upcoming second year History and International Relations student at King’s and is interested in global politics and diplomacy.  Africa, like any other country, has not been spared by the Covid-19 world crisis. For the first time in twenty-five years, Sub Saharan Africa will register a recession even more important than anticipated by the IMF in April, with a decrease estimated around -1,6%. … Continue reading Unexpected and quiet consequence of the pandemic: a drastic surge in terrorist attacks in Sub Saharan Africa

Felicien Kabuga, the financier of the Rwandan genocide caught in France 26 years later; a trial that may reveal buried secrets about the last genocide of the 20th century

Pauline is a first year History and International Relations student at Kings College London and the Sub-Saharan Africa editor for International Relations Today. On the 16th of May 2020, Felicien Kabuga was eventually caught in France after running from international justice for twenty-six years. This Rwandan millionaire was one of the instigators of the genocide occurred in Rwanda in 1994 that caused the death of … Continue reading Felicien Kabuga, the financier of the Rwandan genocide caught in France 26 years later; a trial that may reveal buried secrets about the last genocide of the 20th century

Western Sahara: A Forgotten Territory

Andoni Hormaza is a 2nd year International Relations student from Spain. His interests include international development, global migration and international law. He is also passionate about music, photography and writing. 2020 marks the end of the ‘Third International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism’. These last three decades have been a vague attempt by the United Nations at reminding the international community that the process … Continue reading Western Sahara: A Forgotten Territory

The African ‘Oil-Rush’: A Battle Between new-found international power and domestic instability. What lies ahead for Nigeria?

Madeline Sibley is a 3rd year Politics, Philosophy and Economics student at King’s College London, with specific interests in the international politics of energy and climate change policy. Recent years have seen a substantial media presence concerning the ever-growing demand for natural resources amid the prospect of ‘peak-oil’ and how this has escalated the demand for new oil supplies. Yet what appears commented on to … Continue reading The African ‘Oil-Rush’: A Battle Between new-found international power and domestic instability. What lies ahead for Nigeria?