The Centre Building: Light, Collaborative and Finally Open

Additional reporting by Scott Carpenter. Images with gratitude and credit to Nigel Stead. The Beaver was invited to visit the CBR ahead of its opening to Summer School attendees on the 17th of June. Gabija Bingelyte, the Project Manager for…

Former LSE scholar David Held passes away at 68

Professor David Held, previous Graham Wallas chair of Political Science and co-director of the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at the LSE, was taken ill to the hospital and passed away on 2 March 2019 at the age…

Saudi Arabia is Starving Yemen into Submission

Last Monday, Saudi Arabia declared that it would force the closure of all air, land and sea ports in Yemen. This is the latest move in a long, brutal campaign against Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement, who the Saudis regard as…

Confused Diplomacy: Snap Out of This Dazzle

Distracted, confused, and dazzled: that would be a good description of the UK’s foreign policy right now. A vacuum has emerged. The domestic situation, one of uncertainty and frustration, is affecting the external image. The foreign policy arm is no…

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…