Helin Alcinkaya explores President Donald Trump’s recent decision to ban all transgender military personnel in the U.S Armed Forces.
To honour LGBT month, the turbulent experiences of identifying service men and women are acknowledged, while the paranoia surrounding their service are debunked. The accession of prospective nations into the Alliance raises the question of whether the LGBT inclusion status of a nation is a factor worth considering for membership. And if it should be, can religious affiliation influence the security and defence commitments of NATO members?
This podcast is Part 2 in a series of discussions with researchers in International Business and Economics on changes in the global economy driven by political, social and technological trends. Our analysts discuss what changes to openness – of ideas, borders, capital – within societies might mean for the functioning and legitimacy of an integrated world economy.
Helin Alcinkaya explores what the American Health Care Act will mean for women, and low-income demographics in America.
Did the dropping of the MOAB eliminate insecurity in Afghanistan? Nabil Bhatia highlights why the Trump Administration’s Afghanistan policy misses the mark and may exacerbate existing issues.
What does an alt-right executive branch look like? Benson Cheung explores alt-right ideologue Steve Bannon’s ascendancy in the Trump administration, in the fourth part of an occasional series on the Nationalist wing of the Trump administration.