Blogging on Issues of International and European Security

Examining The EU-India Relationship Dynamic

by Akash Radia Late last week’s news surfaced that the EU was to ban imports of Indian mangos until December 2015. In the UK, MPs chuckled at the seemingly insignificant … Continue reading

15/05/2014 · Leave a comment

One In One Out – The Success of Sanctions on Iran and their Implications on Russia

by Akash Radia Last week, the United States began imposing the first and second rounds of sanctions on Russia. They include restrictions on individuals close to President Vladimir Putin and … Continue reading

28/03/2014 · 3 Comments

Can The Russian Economy Withstand War With Ukraine?

by Akash Radia On Monday, following the weekend arrival of Russian naval ships to the Crimean port city of Sevastopol, the Moscow stock market fell 10.8%, devaluing Russian companies by … Continue reading

05/03/2014 · 3 Comments

Digital Borders: International Cyber Warfare and its Implications on Europe

by Akash Radia Perusing the ISIS blog there is an obvious increase in articles pertaining to cyber crime and cyber warfare over the years. The trend on our blog correlates … Continue reading

28/02/2014 · Leave a comment

The Current State of Syria: Challenges facing the international community

by Akash Radia A recent article from the BBC indicated the vast amounts of Syrian refugees arriving in Lebanon. The article quotes that Lebanon is currently hosting almost “a million refugees…which … Continue reading

20/02/2014 · Leave a comment

Remembering Project Flower

by Akash Radia Recent talks to limit Iran’s nuclear capacity have been prevalent in the news. At times the history can blend into what the most recent forum, sanction or … Continue reading

17/02/2014 · Leave a comment

A Call For Innovation: Technology In The International Security Industry

by Akash Radia In 2004, unabashed apathy shrouded the level of atrocities occurring in Sudan. Reporters and humanitarian aid was severely restricted [1] whilst ethnic cleansing of Sudan’s non-arab population … Continue reading

10/02/2014 · Leave a comment

From The Media To The Borders: The Challenges of Combating Labour Trafficking in Europe

by Akash Radia January of 2014 marked the first National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in the United States, as decreed by President Barak Obama. The gesture signified, at … Continue reading

06/02/2014 · 1 Comment


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