• Taliban Reach Kabul: What’s Next For Afghanistan?

    The speed at which the Taliban advance has swept across Afghanistan has worried and captivated the world's attention over the past few days, leading many to question how they have been able to reclaim territory with such ease, with many citing a significant failure of western forces. Grace Cloughton...
  • NATO Summit: The Main Points

    On the 70thanniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s formation, world leaders, including Angela Merkel, Donald Trump and Boris Johnson met to take part in the annual NATO conference from the 3rdto the 4thof December, which this year took place in London. Currently, there are 29 member nations and...
  • Is National Security A National Issue?

    Lord Evans, the Director General of MI5 between 2008 and 2013, gave a talk to the University of Nottingham about the national security threats that Britain currently and will potentially face. During Evans’ career at MI5 he worked on counter-terrorism issues, ranging from the IRA to Al-Qaeda, rising to...
  • Trident undermines the UK’s power

    In 2016 the United Kingdom is set to renew the possession of giant warheads capable of obliterating entire states. So it seems rather alarming that the only referendum that is set to go ahead during Cameron’s next term is concerning our position in the European Union. This is despite...