History/literature buff, sometimes found on the sides of mountains or buildings. Happiest with rock under my feet and the sun on my face.
Trying to make sense of it all, and writing in the process.
The Crimean Crisis: A European Perspective
With the recent events in Ukraine, the spectre of nationalism has returned to Europe. After a few years of relative calm, separatist movements in Scotland, Spain and Italy have come to the fore, and the territory of a sovereign state… Read More ›
One Among Many: Nelson Mandela’s Legacy
After the announcement of Nelson Mandela’s death on the 5th of December, the world began to mourn. Tributes came in from all walks of life, from vox pops on the streets of major cities, to televised eulogies from world leaders…. Read More ›
Tightrope in Tehran
Rouhani can reform, but it won’t be easy. Since coming to office, the actions of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have caused a slight thaw in US-Iranian relations. However, the easing of contact should not be mistaken for a “glasnost” type… Read More ›
The views expressed in this op-ed do not necessarily reflect those of the “!” Student Newspaper. Since the chemical attacks at Ghouta, outside Damascus, on August 21st, the world has been divided as to how to respond. With Britain’s attempt… Read More ›