Nordstream 2: Geopolitical Implications for European Energy Security and Beyond.

Tom Baker is a Masters student reading MSc Russian and Eurasian Politics and Economics. His geopolitical interests are primarily focused on post-Soviet Eurasia, with an eye on Russia and Central Asia in particular. Tom currently serves in the committee of King’s College London Geopolitical Risk Society. Nordstream 2, Russian state energy company Gazprom’s new gas…

Capitol Riots & QAnon: The rise of Alt-Trumpism

Avery is a third year undergraduate studying Ancient History BA. She is heavily involved in and keen on researching contemporary world events: particularly, she is interested in nationalism and manifestations of democracy and their effects on state’s domestic and international policies, US foreign policy, and Transatlantic relations. Introduction The recent attempts, essentially a coup, on…

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…