Resolving Yemen’s secessionist conflict amid humanitarian catastrophe

James Raftery is a political analyst and writer who graduated from King’s in January after completing his MA in Middle Eastern Studies. In this article, he looks at the possibilities of resolving the political conflict between the Yemeni central government and the STC to prevent an escalation of the civil war against the Houthis.  …

Is Covid-19 unleashing the next global financial crisis?

Areeshya Thevamanohar is a second-year BA Politics student. In this article, she discusses the increasing signs of a global recession following the end of the Coronavirus pandemic, and the international geopolitical impact of such a crisis Globalisation is a crucial process underpinning how the international political economy currently functions. The rapid spread of the Coronavirus…

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…