Category: European Politics

  • The Battle for Brexit

    The Battle for Brexit

    To leave the EU, or not to leave the EU, that is the question. And indeed, it is the UK’s burning question of the month. With a little more than a month to go before the UK vote on what has repeatedly been billed as the most important decision the British people will collectively make…

  • Ever-closer Union?

    Ever-closer Union?

    This is a big year in Southeast Asia, not least because of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) that has just come into force this year. It bounds up the nations of ASEAN closer together economically than ever before.  Any talk of economic or political unions, of course, are bound to conjure up thoughts about the…

  • The Roots of Hatred

    The Roots of Hatred

    “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” A quote many would consider a classic from the former president, and certainly one that resonates with the times we live in. Continue reading

  • #PrayForParis


    Terrorist attacks are probably among the most merciless, most cowardly acts that can be employed. It is the intentional involvement and killing of innocent civilians, who are given no chance to respond. Its sole purpose is to use pure bloodshed to make an evil statement. The attacks on Paris that happened Friday night are terrible,…

  • Into the Era of Multipolarity: The Resurgence of Russia

    Into the Era of Multipolarity: The Resurgence of Russia

    This is the second post in a multipart series analysing how the world is moving towards a multipolar era. Last time, the rise of China was discussed , and so in this post we will look at the resurgence of another former world power that is currently pushing back against worldwide Western influence: Russia. Memories of…