Two weeks after the killing of Shinzo Abe, Satona Suzuki reflects on the nation’s collective grief and what his legacy may become.
Indian officials met with the foreign minister of Afghanistan for the first time since the Taliban takeover. What does this mean for the future of South Asian geopolitics?
Supporters should try to create a culture of intellectual politics based on logic, rather than blindly following their emotional attachment to Imran Khan.
Many countries rely on Russia for their food imports. Economic sanctions cause great instability, and the burden falls on common people most of the time.
Following the death of Sheikh Khalifa, his half-brother was announced as the country’s new president. But just how will this affect the country as a whole?
As Russia’s ‘military operation’ in Ukraine drags on with no signs of success, people are rushing to look for signs of cracks, leaks, rifts and rivalries within Putin’s inner circle.
India’s ‘neutrality’ on Ukraine has raised eyebrows abroad, which could harm cooperation with other nations in the long-term.
Hundreds of workers currently lose their life from unregulated workplaces, violence and a lack of human rights protection.
China’s response to the invasion of Ukraine has been ambivalent. What does it mean for international relations?
Thousand of people could be displaced due to warmongering, the border system, and the rise of extreme right-wing sentiment in Europe.
A smooth-running Olympic Games, which pleases an international audience, serves China’s purposes well.
Behind the scandal and corruption of AFCON, is a country marred by a humanitarian crisis and a brutal civil war.
The India-Pakistan border ceremony represents multiple identities of brotherhood, animosity, socio-cultural norms and is a site of enterprise and tourism.
Despite policy wins, Joe Biden’s hopes of healing a divided nation remain a distant promise with an electorate entrenched in its partisan views.
Why South Asian countries should prioritise the localisation of SDGs and improved governance at the grassroots level.
Despite Bangladesh producing less than 0.35% of global greenhouse gas emissions, it has become one of the most active countries in the field of climate change planning and action.
From History and IR at SOAS to a legal tech firm, Christopher tells us his Clearing story.
Professor Steve Tsang gives us an insight into some of his favourite books on the history and politics of Hong Kong.
Plant-based alternatives provide an exciting opportunity for China to reduce emissions and fulfil climate change commitments.
Could Biden’s recent call for an investigation into the accuracy of the Covid Wuhan lab theory be a strategic move?
MSc International Politics and Diplomacy student Angelo Eduardo Da Costa Mengowako is one of three brains behind Vocal Communities, a London-based organisation helping disadvantaged communities.
India’s Prime Minister and his government are facing criticism for their handling of the Covid surge. But their political spin on the situation tells another tale.
UK government plans to fully digitise borders by 2024 through US-style electronic border permits, could be risky.
After over a year of Covid-19 dominating our lives, the vaccination programme across the world is finally underway, with more and more people being protected
The Government’s recent report on Race and Ethnic Disparities is a sorely missed chance at tackling institutional racism once and for all.
Space has become a hot topic in international relations, especially in analysis of intensifying China-US competition and claims that we are witnessing a second Cold War.
In his first month as President, Biden has already made some decisive moves which could restore America to its pre-Trumpian standing.
In Portugal’s recent elections, how did a nationalist party win in a country which has not had a conservative government since 1974?
What does the proposed legislation concerning free speech at English universities actually mean? We break it down and explain.
Who is really aiding who? Philip Chennery explores the financial benefit of giving aid to developing countries.
The Capitol attack makes a trial necessary, but a fuller account from a bipartisan commission is essential to repair America’s global reputation.
On 1 February 2021, Myanmar’s military seize control of the country – yet another military coup in the Myanmar’s complex history.
Netajj Subhas Chandra Bose is a national hero in India – yet we don’t know much about him in the west. Netaji’s grandnephew tells us more.
PhD student Elizabeth Oriel discusses the Human-Elephant Conflict, and how her research is contributing to our understanding of it.
What’s Trump’s future following the violence of the Capitol Building riots?
The state of women’s rights in Korea is far from perfect – the Cho Doo-soon case demonstrates where the issues lie, and what needs to change.
What is our relationship to the living world, to the animals and plants on Earth? And what has influenced the way in which we see them?
How could a potential post-Brexit trade deal with Morocco undermine international law?
Sexual violence is continually used as a tool to harm and humiliate women; especially during global conflict. What can we do to prevent it?
SOAS alumnus Karim Ennarah was one of the three human rights defenders working for the EIPR that were released this weekend.