Unpacking ASEAN’s Foreign Policy: Myanmar, Intervention, and a Divided Vision

Bonnie Vanguardia is a 3rd year History & International Relations student at King’s College London. As a Filipino-Australian she is passionate about the geopolitics of the Asia-Pacific region and writes about it for the ‘Youth in Politics’ website. “I believe ASEAN matters and will always matter,” spoke Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi for the bloc’s 55th Anniversary in August. “Not only for what it is, … Continue reading Unpacking ASEAN’s Foreign Policy: Myanmar, Intervention, and a Divided Vision

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?

No More Neutrality: Canada and Its Response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Amber Cummings is a second-year History and International Relations student and is also the North American editor. Originally coming from the United States, they are extremely passionate about this region. With special interests in security dilemmas and diplomacy between regions, Amber hopes that they can share their passion with others and possibly get others interested in the topic of international relations as well. Canada has … Continue reading No More Neutrality: Canada and Its Response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

A Period of Uncertainty: Russia and the Iran Nuclear Deal Following Ukraine’s Invasion

Amber Cummings is a second year History and International Relations student with a passion for International Relations: I love reading, taking care of animals, and studying anything related to history! I wanted to be a North American editor because I wanted to share my passion for International Relations with others and possibly get others interested in the topic as well. As a student originally coming … Continue reading A Period of Uncertainty: Russia and the Iran Nuclear Deal Following Ukraine’s Invasion

What does Israel’s rapprochement with the Gulf Arab states mean for the future of the MENA region?

Maria Jenkinson is a Policy Fellow of The Pinsker Centre, a campus-based think tank that facilitates discussion on global affairs and free speech. The views in this article are the author’s own. Israel and the Gulf Arab states have a history of oscillating between periods of relative calm and tension. We have recently passed a year and a half since the signing of the Abraham … Continue reading What does Israel’s rapprochement with the Gulf Arab states mean for the future of the MENA region?

Russia-Ukraine war: the vulnerabilities of strategic thinking in Europe

Marion 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. Strategic thinking is “the first, the supreme, the most far-reaching act of judgment that the statesman and commander have to make is to establish…the kind of war on which they are embarking; neither mistaking … Continue reading Russia-Ukraine war: the vulnerabilities of strategic thinking in Europe

Israel and Iran: bringing grey zone warfare out of the shadows?

Sarah Kuszynski is a graduate of Durham University, with an interest in global security, technology and Middle Eastern affairs. She is also passionate about the promotion of free speech on campuses. The views expressed are the author’s own. Israel and Iran, once tentative allies, have now been major regional rivals for well over three decades. Since the Iranian revolution of 1979, Iran’s anti-Zionism has ballooned, … Continue reading Israel and Iran: bringing grey zone warfare out of the shadows?

NATO, Ukraine, & The Bear: What does Russia want from its latest troop increase on Ukraine’s border?

Eliza Guinness is a second year IR student at King’s College London. She is passionate about international affairs, economics, and language. She is also a sailor and lover of books and journalism who grew up learning from different cultures and points of view through travel. As some 100,000 Russian troops amass on the border with Ukraine, tanks, trenches and all, western leaders are forced to … Continue reading NATO, Ukraine, & The Bear: What does Russia want from its latest troop increase on Ukraine’s border?

David vs Goliath: Taipei’s alternative to the Belt & Road Initiative in Africa

Noah Trowbridge is a third year International Relations student in the Department of War Studies. He is the current Latin America Editor for IR Today, conducts political risk advisal for London Politica and leads the King’s Think Tank’s Defence & Diplomacy Policy Centre. He notably covers security developments across Sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia. Since the launch of the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) in … Continue reading David vs Goliath: Taipei’s alternative to the Belt & Road Initiative in Africa