[Saniya Nasir Javaid] Why study Global Politics of Health?

This essay seeks to argue that an analytical angle that looks at the politics of health can highlight potential conflicts of interest, values and priorities. This will be done by showing that most definitions of global health emphasis health issues with a cross-border nature. It will then be explained that this illustrates the dominant narrative […]

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[Alper Nalbantoglu] Do human rights violations justify armed intervention into sovereign states?

The debate between human rights, state sovereignty and armed intervention for humanitarian purposes has attracted widespread international attention, and has in fact ‘generated one of the most heated discussions in [the field] of international relations’[1]. Indeed, ever since the end of the Second World War, a great amount of ink has been spilled on the […]

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[Hailey Robinsmith] Female Radicalization in Canada: Motivations and Security Challenges

Radicalization into violent extremist groups is on the rise in Western democratic countries. This has serious implications for both national and international security, and serious attempts at curbing the trend need to be implemented immediately. As terrorist attacks continue to be employed by violent extremist groups against civilians, it is becoming increasingly clear that the […]

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[Tyler Goudal] Terrorism as Genocide: The Impact of a Revolution in Military Intelligence in an Era of Unconventional Warfare

This paper will explore whether or not a revolution in military intelligence (RMI) is a feasible concept built off the ideals of a revolution in military affairs (RMA). Using the argument of John Ferris (2009) as the origin for this analysis, the case study of terrorism as genocide – as discussed by Whiteside (2015), Perry […]

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[Dagless Kangero] Rashan Charles and the real mission of ‘Black Lives Matter’

Social tensions continue to rise within the American diaspora underlined by racial discrepancies: those of black ethnicity falling victim accredited to an institutionalized oppression. The overall argument of the essay is that on the back of the human rights doctrine, incarceration and police brutality is a way to destroy and cleanse an ethnic minority. Factually […]

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