The Biden Administration and the looming question of Iran

Nader is a third-year Politics student at King’s College London from Italy and Iran. His geopolitical interests include Middle Eastern security and regional proxy conflicts. In May 2018, then-President Donald Trump pulled out from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and reinstated sanction on Iran regardless of the Iran being in full compliance with…

20 Years After UN Resolution 1325, women remain excluded from peace processes: Consequences for peace and security

Chloé Delaitre is a half-Spanish half-French second year International Relations student at King’s College London. She is the current Editorial Assistant for IR Today. Her interests lie in international diplomacy, global politics, risk analysis and humanitarian intervention.  UN Resolution 1325Twenty years ago, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 1325 in efforts to integrate women…

The Rise of a new geopolitical risk (3/3): Climbing out of the dependency trap

Maxime Sommerfeld Antoniou is a master student in Geopolitics, Territory, and Security at King’s College London. His academic interests range from the geopolitics of rare earths to green industrial policies. Abstract: In order to liberate itself from its dependency on foreign supplies of rare-earths elements (REE), the European Union (EU) needs to decarbonize its economy…