Category: Foreign Affairs

Police State.

‘The land of the free and home of the brave.’ Bravery, or due process of law, is not enough to protect citizens from police brutality in the USA. In a country where people are...

Freedom Of Expression is being killed in Russia

You may have seen Filibuster’s Twitter coverage on the recent assassination of Boris Nemtsov. Jack Mountford explains compares how our freedoms compare to the dying flower of free speech in Putin’s Russia. Where In The World? By Jack...

The Second Rise of the Samurai?

There has been much coverage in world media recently concerning Japan’s supposed “rearmament”, alongside and somewhat in reaction to the killing of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto by ISIS. But is this actually anything to...

The Cold War is over. Grow up.

Efforts are being made to improve diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba. Does the future look bright for these two countries? Where in the world? By Akshay Narayan _____________________ Barack Obama and Raúl...

Thirteen Years a Prisoner

12 Years a Slave – Oscar winning movie and horrible miscarriage of justice. Thank God it could never happen in this day and age, right? Wrong. Where In The World? By Rebecca Linford ____________________...

It’s your move, Pakistan.

Last year ended in typical style, with Indian forces in Kashmir killing four Pakistani troops on the border, topping off a year in which hostilities between the two neighbours have escalated. The situation is...

Brits on a Plane

In today’s interconnected world, news gets everywhere, fast. We are aware of the happenings in other countries almost as soon as they happen. Why is it that we still show so much more interest,...

If you can’t beat them…

The United States Senate has released a 480-page report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s “enhanced interrogation techniques”, known to the rest of the world as ‘torture’. So, is torture ever permissible? By Akshay Narayan...

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