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 Read More…
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 Read More…
Through the UN, Russia hopes to project power abroad and to show the advent of a multipolar world. Leo Paul explores the implications.
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.
How trading activities are becoming ways of quiet resistance in North Korea should make us think twice about harsh economic sanctions. Mégane Visette analyzes.
Ian is discussing the major subjects of the upcoming NATO Parliamentary Assembly in a short series.