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In this exciting video series, our researchers address some of the big issues which impact on society over a cup of coffee. In the first episode, Professor Scott Lucas and PhD student Amelia Morris decide if, all things considered, the world really is such a bad place.
How do regimes continue to rig elections and get away with it?
Posted 16 January 2019
Should democracies give foreign aid to countries that are not democracies?
Posted 09 January 2019
Asmiati Malik, Doctoral Researcher in Political Economy in POLSIS, calls for more research on Papua that can contribute to solving complicated problems in eastern Indonesia.
Posted 08 January 2019
In Blunder, Patrick Porter looks back at the justifications used by Britain to take up arms and join America in its quest to topple Saddam Hussein.
Posted 07 January 2019
The last adult in the Trump White House playground has gone – and the president is throwing his toys around. James Mattis, as defence secretary, was one of three retired generals in the Trump administration whose hope was to contain an ill-informed, temperamental, and unpredictable president.
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