by Lillian Efobi Military humanitarian intervention to protect the fundamental human rights of the citizens of another state, has become increasingly prominent in debates about the role of ethics in international affairs. Ethical objections to such intervention focus on two issues in particular: the violation of national sovereignty and the use of armed force with …

Ethical Dilemmas of Trusting and Intervening in Conflicts Read More »

by Monica Islam Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Logical reasoning is an indispensable “soft skill” that today’s graduates need to demonstrate at work. It is an attribute that is tested during college admissions; Graduate Record Examinations (GRE); and undergraduate essays. Outside academia, a well-formed argument enables us to persuade others and win their admiration. …

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by Faseeh Abbas The turmoil in the Middle East, a daily fixture in global news, can be traced back to historical decisions made by Western powers, particularly the British, in the aftermath of World War I. At the heart of this complex narrative lies the Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1915, where the Triple Entente divided the …

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by Wyzdom McCalla-Rodol The two bitter political rivals have hurled attacks at each other since the days of the Harper government but, the ideals they both represent don’t conflict as much as we might think. In approval ratings, they both receive a failing grade. However, in both policy and message, where one is weak, the …

Trudeau, Poilievre both have much to offer Canada Read More »

by Lillian Efobi The guns continue to roar in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) despite several ceasefires. Is the DRC destined to forever hear the echoes of conflict, or is peace a mirage for the Congolese? Some of the major root causes of the conflict include, but are not limited to: resource exploitation, …

Silencing the Guns in the DRC: Where are the women? Read More »

by Ewura Larbi Imagine that midnight. The night Dr Kwame Nkrumah declared our freedom, with a very famous speech, marking the major win of that year. Just imagine the scene for a moment. Increasing heart palpitations, blood rushing to heads, goosebumps dancing on skins, the cool night winds of March blowing; most probably the freshest …

True In(ter)dependence; Reverting to Democracy Read More »

by Daniel Jack Following long-term safety concerns and cost considerations, the Australian government has grounded and planned the early retirement of the MRH-90 Taipan helicopter. This decision was prompted by a fatal crash on July 28, 2023, which tragically resulted in the deaths of the four crew members on board. In light of the grounding …

Ukraine Urges Australia to Donate Troubled Taipan Helicopter Fleet Read More »

by Ainesh Dey and Jhanvi Jain Environmental Espionage in the Modern World: An Overview The premise of environmental espionage in the current geopolitical scenario cannot be overlooked, as environmental crises such as global warming, deforestation, and wildfires continue to shape global dynamics. Collaborating to find solutions to these crises at a global level is crucial, …

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