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ISIS is Monstrous, But So is Capital Punishment

Liberal Hypocrisy Over the Death Penalty is Beyond Parody

Pressing Issues: Donald Trump and Global News Journalism

Will a Mental Health Certificate for Universities Instigate Improvement?

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    ISIS is Monstrous, But So is Capital Punishment

    In light of the extradition of two ISIS agents to the US, Comment Editor Alex Cirant-Taljaard argues that the death penalty can never be justified

    Written by Alex Cirant-Taljaard on 17th August 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    Liberal Hypocrisy Over the Death Penalty is Beyond Parody

    Liberal anger over Sajid Javid's decision to allow the possible execution of two Islamic State militants is dangerously misplaced, argues Comment Writer Harpreet Pannu

    Written by Harpreet Pannu on 15th August 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    Pressing Issues: Donald Trump and Global News Journalism

    News Editor Tom Leaman discusses whether President Trump's continued attacks on the media threaten the accuracy and freedom of the global press.

    Written by Tom Leaman on 8th August 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    Can NATO’s Deterrence Work With New Definition Of War?

    Comment Writer Tom Moran argues that whilst NATO has now begun to protect its own interests, it must display more willingness to act against hybrid warfare

    Written by Tom Moran on 28th July 2018

    BREXIT

    Trump’s Brexit Blunder Should Spark Defence Discussions

    Comment Writer Oscar Gray argues that the UK can no longer rely on the US as an ally, and must look to Europe for a defensive coalition

    Written by OscarJGray on 23rd July 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    Trump’s Space Force: The Empire Strikes Back

    Comment writer, Lola Ogunsanya, considers whether Trump's decision to create a 'Space Force' is just another desperate reach to regain US hegemony

    Written by lolaogunsanya on 5th July 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    Trump’s Heartless Asylum Policy Upholds an American Tradition

    President Trump's recent executive order to keep asylum seeking families together in incarceration is a cynical attempt to deflect negative press, argues Comment Writer Amy O'Neill

    Written by Amy O'Neill on 27th June 2018

    NEWS VIEWS

    Six Months of #MeToo

    In light of Harvey Weinstein's indictment, Emily Chapman reflects on the past six months of #MeToo and the impacts it has had

    Written by Emily Chapman on 16th June 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    A New Path for Catholicism?

    Comment Writer Tom Shacklock discusses what the vote to repeal the 8th amendment means for Catholicism in Ireland

    Written by Tom Shacklock on 15th June 2018

    NEWS VIEWS

    Are We Being Referendumb?

    In the wake of #RepealThe8th, TV Editor Matt Dawson questions whether referendums can accurately portray the will of the people

    Written by Matt Dawson on 14th June 2018

    BREXIT

    Theresa May Must Answer to the Windrush Generation

    Immediate action needs to be taken to punish those responsible for creating a 'hostile environment' for the Windrush Generation, argues Comment Writer Kieren Williams

    Written by KierenJWilliams on 13th May 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    Syria Policy Should Be Based in Realism, Not Emotion

    Comment Writer Harpreet Pannu argues western intervention in Syria is futile and there is a need to reevaluate our actions

    Written by Harpreet Pannu on 30th April 2018
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