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 

Further rapprochement in the MENA region

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. Next month, Biden … Continue reading Further rapprochement in the MENA region

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?

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

Security dilemma in the Southeast Asian region

Lucas 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 months, he has developed a very strong interest in the East Asia region, namely its economic development and the role of China in the XXIst century international order. You might see him competing for the KCL tennis team, or … Continue reading Security dilemma in the Southeast Asian region

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?

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?