Photographs of the April 28th Women, Peace and Security Conference
Author: Stefano Spensieri
The Iran Deal and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
With the Lausanne framework of the Iran Deal completed, Stefano Spensieri assesses the deal as a success of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
With the Iran Deal close to ratification, this infographic outlines some of the key points and main sanctions of the deal.
Putin’s Precarious Position: Part Two
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.
Putin’s Precarious Position: Part One
In part one, Stefano Spensieri examines how Putin has placed Russia in a difficult financial situation due to aggressive military expansion.
The Foggy Road Ahead: The Syriza Party and the Greek Debt Crisis
With just four months to craft a plan to solve Greece’s financial issues, Stefano Spensieri discusses Greece’s Syriza party and the biggest challenge facing Greece and the EU.
The Greek Debt Crisis: A New Path to Recovery?
Stefano Spensieri discusses the Greek Debt Crisis, and the implications of economic plan of the newly elected Syriza party
The Issue with the Paris Unity March
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 Read More…
ISIS, the Paris Attacks, and Islamic Radicalization in the West
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 Read More…
The Coldest War: Part One
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 Read More…