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The Former Ambassador

Steven Pifer greets me at the door with a limp. He’d broken his kneecap en route to Kyiv three weeks ago, and scrambling for...

25 years after the Good Friday Agreement, is it still working?

"On Easter Monday, the Good Friday Agreement (GFA) turned 25 years old- but there is bitter irony in the celebrations"

A Global League: How the NBA finally conquered the world

For the first time ever this season all three of the contenders for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) award were born outside the United States.  Easy to brush aside as coincidence on the surface, it in fact marks a hugely significant moment for the league’s governing body and is the culmination of years of work behind the scenes.  

Will Biden’s Climate Summit Succeed?

By organising the virtual climate summit in April, Joe Biden didn’t fail to address one of his most important campaign promises, which is to...

One Thing the Trump administration got right: U.S. foreign policy on CCP

In a rare display of bi-partisan agreement, Biden's nomination for Secretary of State has said he agrees with his predecessors conclusions on the Xinxiang atrocities. And atrocities they are.

Review: Sufjan Stevens’ ‘The Ascension’

With access only to a drum machine and a computer, the rest of his instruments being in storage after moving, Sufjan Stevens’ September album...

A Eulogy for America’s Postal Service

"This is a public and unadulterated attempt to sway the presidential election through suppressing postal voting."

Pandemic Perspectives: Texas

The current state of COVID-19 in Texas is ultimately a failure of federal and local leadership.

The Chosen One Turns Chooser: Joe Biden’s Running Mate Dilemma

In 1961, the charismatic John Fitzgerald Kennedy offered the vice-presidential nod to Senate Majority Leader and career establishment figure, Lyndon Johnson. They had no real personal...

Lazy Rich Caucasians: the legacy of the college admissions scandal

The story’s intrigue has stopped people focusing on what is actually important.

Prelude to war or diplomatic overture?

What’s next for the United States and Iran.

Pop and populism go hand in hand

Jan Eijking warns that we cannot view Kanye West's meeting with President Trump as some surreal joke

Iranian hackers steal sensitive Oxford research

The hacked papers are then sold online to customers in Iran for as little as £2

Oxford student successful in campaign for mother’s right to cross Mexico-US border

Bill De La Rosa launched a campaign after U.S. authorities denied his mother's plea to visit his dying father one last time

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