Austria faces its 8th presidential election by popular vote this April. For all people who are (quite understandably) not so versed in the Austrian political system: the President of Austria could be compared to an electable Queen. His main … Continue reading Fight for the powerless throne
Last month the first Russian intervention in the Middle East in nearly forty years was initiated, Russian air strikes rained over Syria and with them, potentially the first unforgivingly overt challenge to American unilateral power since the end of the … Continue reading Russing In: Russia Is Challenging America’s Control in the Middle East
Happy birthday, United Nations! On October 23, our beloved organisation is going to be 70 years old. On 26 June 2014, Ban Ki-moon announced a series of events to celebrate 70 years of “Strong UN. Better World”. But one question … Continue reading Dear old UN, It’s time to get retired
With new Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron having to confirm his position at this years party conference by stating “Mr Whippy is safe in my hands”, you would be forgiven for forgetting that just five months ago, 56 Lib Dem … Continue reading Liberal Democrats: An irrelevance or the “comeback kids” of British Politics?