NATO and Finno-Swedish Neutrality

Aksel Isaksson is a third year student in the War Studies Department at King’s College London. As a staff writer for the Geopolitical Risk Society his past articles have focused on great power conflict and hydro politics. Academically, his interests are broadly grand strategy and contemporary Russia.   When the Defence Ministers of the North…

Why a GPRIS member should read: Cyber War Will Not Take Place

Sara Seppanen is a third year War Studies student with a particular interest in intelligence studies and cybersecurity. Flawed conceptions and alarmist predictions permeate much of the debate on cybersecurity today, leading to mainstream media continuously invoking the idea of a cyberwar. As recently as September 2019, General Sir Nick Carter as Chief of the…

THE GEOPOLITICS OF OFFSHORE RESOURCES: TURKEY & CYPRUS

Rohan is an MA student studying Intelligence and International Security with an interest in geopolitics and natural resource disputes. In this article he examines how Turkey and The Republic of Cyprus are contesting over natural gas reserves in the Mediterranean Sea. In recent years, maritime disputes in the South China Sea have continued to dominate headlines…

Modi – The Greatest Risk to India?

Asha is a third year War Studies student with an interest in human rights and South Asian security. In this article, she examines the geopolitical risks caused by the election of Modi and his extremist Hindu nationalist agenda. In 1947, a newly independent India emerged from the legacies of empire, and set upon the path…

The Geopolitical Risk of Disease: COVID-19

Anastasia is a third-year International Relations student with a keen interest in geopolitics and pandemics. On the 12th February 2020 the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that the novel coronavirus (official disease name COVID-19) poses a greater global threat than even terrorism[1]. The disease has so far infected approximately 44,600 people and killed over 1,100[2]….