China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been a contentious topic in international affairs since it was announced by President Xi Jinping in 2013. The mega-project aiming to connect Central Asia, Europe, and Africa via economic trade routes has received mixed responses from the international community for its lofty goals. Despite criticism about the plan’s […]
Sri Lanka is currently the geopolitical fulcrum between the East and the West. Dominant states in their respective regions have utilized foreign direct investment as a tool of soft power to assert influence in Sri Lanka. Investor states have funded development initiatives, believing the compounded interest of good will, will pay strategic dividends for securing […]
Who are the Bilderbergers, and how do transnational elites play a role in global governance? Benson Cheung interviews Professor Ian Richardson on the “Bilderberg People.”
Do Information leaks really change something in North Korea? In part 1 of this two-part interview, Mégane Visette interviews Jieun Baek about her research and experience in and out of North Korea.