North What It Seems: Making Sense Of The “Hermit Kingdom”

Deputy Features Editor Kyi Yeung Goh argues for an alternative strategy in approaching the North Korean conundrum The Democratic People’s Republic Korea (DPRK) or North Korea can be nominally defined as a Communist dynasty. The absurdity of this nomenclature is…

Indonesia: A Democracy At The Crossroads

Deputy Features Editor Kyi Yeung Goh and undergraduate Naufal Yudiana review a recent academic panel on the future of Indonesian democracy, hosted by the LSESU ASEAN and Indonesian Societies How will the democratic institutions of the world’s largest Muslim democracy…

China’s Rise and Superpower Warfare

By K Goh The meteoric rise of China as an economic power in the last three decades has led International Relations theorists such as John Mearsheimer to predict the coming of intense conflict between the People’s Republic of China and…

Navigating Choppy Waters: The Donald and Diplomacy

By Jeremy Wong With Donald Trump now the President of the United States, the world watches his every move; trying to analyse and figure out the motivations as well as the implications of his new policies. Trump is not known…

Things are heating up in the Subcontinent; India and Sri Lanka sign Nuclear Energy Pact

By Taryana Odayar, Features Editor. On February 16th, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and newly elected Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena signed a bilateral agreement on civil nuclear cooperation, during Sirisena’s maiden foreign visit to India. This is the first…