Chaos theory holds that there’s predictability in seemingly random events. So, is it possible to predict world events using mathematical models? Or assist in development of military applications?
The Trump Administration’s Complicated Volte-Face on Julian Assange
Nick Raffey discusses the reasons behind the Trump administration’s recent attempt to prosecute Assange and the legal hurddles involved.
Liberty or Treason? Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s 35-Year Prison Sentence
President Obama has commuted the 35-year sentence of transgender Wikileaks contributor Chelsea Manning. Human rights, national security, and Obama’s legacy are all at play in the decision.
Will Thailand Descend into Chaos?
With the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the political schisms within the Thai government leave an air of uncertainty over how much power the military will continue to seize. Will Thailand turn away from democracy and become an authoritative military state?
The Aftermath of the Kunduz Airstrike: Did the US Violate International Humanitarian Law?
Genevieve Zingg examines the legitimacy and effectiveness of international humanitarian law in light of the Kunduz airstrike.
Turning A Blind Eye to Human Rights? America’s Strategic Partnership With Bahrain
Kevin Hempstead analyzes the strategic partnership between the U.S. and Bahrain and why Human rights abuses in Bahrain are often swept under the rug.
WikiLeaks and Saudi Arabia’s Troubling Foreign Policy
Daniel Waring discusses the implications of the recent Saudi Arabia foreign cables which were leaked by Wikileaks.