The Fall of an Empire

By Daniel Atherton Comparing the demise of the European Union to the collapse of the Roman Empire. “A rising power on the peripheries in the North East, an overreliance on imported labour, a faltering economy, the rise of an inhumane enemy from the Levant, overexpansion, political instability, corruption within constituent members, the loss/lack of a uniting identity,Continue reading “The Fall of an Empire”

Why Have Relations Between Russia And Belarus Deteriorated At The Beginning Of 2017

By Yuri Polyakov Russia is certainly the closest and the most important partner of Belarus. They both share common cultural, economic and political ties. In fact, Belarus was the only country in the post-Soviet space who actively encouraged further integration of its political and economic system with Russia. Perhaps Alexander Lukashenko played a prominent roleContinue reading “Why Have Relations Between Russia And Belarus Deteriorated At The Beginning Of 2017”

Trump And The TPP: Making China Great Again?

 By Carolynn Bass Has American president Donald Trump unintentionally begun the decline of American economic prowess? It certainly seems so, when one looks at his running platform and actions in his first month in office; threats to withdraw from many free trade agreements, and seeking to cut ties with China as well as alienating muchContinue reading “Trump And The TPP: Making China Great Again?”