Photographs of the April 28th Women, Peace and Security Conference
With the Lausanne framework of the Iran Deal completed, Stefano Spensieri assesses the deal as a success of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
In Part Two, Stefano Spensieri discusses Putin’s consolidation of power through the suppression of free speech and control over Russian media, and the link to the assassination of Boris Nemtsov.
In part one, Stefano Spensieri examines how Putin has placed Russia in a difficult financial situation due to aggressive military expansion.
Stefano Spensieri discusses the Greek Debt Crisis, and the implications of economic plan of the newly elected Syriza party
The pen is still mightier than the sword according to the 1.6 million people who attended the Paris Unity March on January 11. The death of 12 members of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, and the murder of a further five French citizens by Islamic terrorists, provoked a massive national unity march which was attended […]
An upswing of violence has plagued the Middle East for the better part of two decades, and has begun to spill onto foreign shores in the form of brutal acts of terror. With a power void in the Middle East following the withdrawal of coalition forces, the Islamic State (IS), the most brutal and violent […]
There is a new ‘cold’ war brewing between northern states, a war over arctic sovereignty. With global temperatures rising and arctic ice melting, previously unnavigable paths have now opened up. For a few months out of the year, new passages are allowing for transportation, as well as mineral, oil and gas exploration. This means increased […]