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Atlas Missile launching

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty is Unsustainable

With the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, the threat of nuclear war diminished, nuclear-armed states led a drive to prevent the spread of...
A reflection on peace and conflict

A Reflection on Global Peace and Conflict

Conflicts have become a norm in the entire world.  Although small conflicts may be ignored, yet leaving them unresolved can and does lead to...
People crossing the Mediterranean Sea in a boat

The Age of the Exile

“No one leaves home unless the home is the mouth of a shark.” Migration brings with it an inescapable sense of disorientation. Refugees and...
Barack Obama chairs a United Nations Security Council meeting

Why are there only 5 permanent seats on the UN Security Council?

United Nations is an international organization of nations. It was created to ensure an environment of mutual cooperation, maintaining security, economic development, social progress...
Technology connecting the world

Will the spread of technology end the nation state?

Nationalism is the life-blood and foundation of the nation-state. As long as there is nationalism, there will be nation-states. Now, the question is will...
Kim Jonng Un

When will North Korean Regime Collapse?

It is not clear when the North Korean regime will collapse. Predictions of the North Korean regime collapse have thus far did not come true. However, crippling sanctions are taking their tolls...
Nuclear Explosion

How Much Territory Can a Nuclear Bomb Destroy?

As of today, nine countries hold a total of 15000 nuclear weapons according to ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) which are more than...
US flag waving

Is It a Unipolar or Bipolar World?

Before 1990, there were two superpowers in the world. One was the United States of America and the other one was the Soviet Union....
Authoritarianism

Is Authoritarianism on the Rise?

No way our world is going back to the political settings of the nineteenth century. It is true that authoritarian governments and dictators are rising...