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Monday, November 19, 2018

Is South Africa “developed enough”?

Controversy has erupted over the last few weeks as Britain announced that beginning in 2015, all financial aid to South Africa will end. Over...

The United Kingdom: Great power or not?

Throughout modern British history there has been continuous periods of debate over whether or not Britain is still a great power. Last month the...

Serbia’s one step forward and two steps back

A gay pride march was planned to be held in Belgrade, Serbia this October. Not surprisingly, it was cancelled. On October 3, the Prime...

Scotland and same-sex marriage

“There are too many kids out there suffering from bullying, rejection, or simply being mistreated because of who they are. Too many dropouts. Too...

Photography and its impact on conflict and peace

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. This has rung true many times over the years. Many will remember the...

Election Night at the US Embassy

Election Night has long been one of my favourite nights of the year but this is the first time I've experienced an election from...

Review: the St Andrews Foreign Affairs Conference: ‘War on Terror: What...

Taylor Carey reviews the FAS’ academic conference, featuring an impressive array of speakers

The Pill: Free Love?

When oral contraceptives, or as they are more commonly known ’The Pill’, hit the market in 1960, women became more empowered than ever before....

Innocence of Islam, a response

On July 1st of this year, the trailer of a film depicting the Islamic Prophet Mohammad as a womanizer, child molester, and murderer appeared...

An open letter to my donors: One scholarship recipient shares what...

Dear contributors to the R&A Ransome Trust: Last year I received a very generous postgraduate scholarship from you, which enabled me to live and study...