Trouble brewing on the Mekong

Michael Liu is a second year BA History and International Relations student at Kings. His choice of course reflects his particular interest in the structure-agency problem in geopolitics, where the human side (encompassing anything from personality to historical consciousness) collides with the structural conditions that underpin decision making. Not all is well in Southeast Asia….

The Geopolitics of Canals: Far from the ‘Suez of the East’?

Marcus is an incoming final year student reading International Relations and the East Asia Regional Editor for KCL International Relations Today. Marcus currently serves as the President & Senior Editor at King’s College London Geopolitical Risk Society. Summary: This piece looks at the geopolitical implications of the potential construction of the Kra Isthmus canals in…