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North Korea – flashpoint state

Chris Ogden is Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Asian Security at the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews. As the US President increases his rhetoric in an effort to actively counter the country’s nuclear brinkmanship, the potential for conflict – unwanted or not – appears to be rising by the day. North Korea has […]

US missile strike

US missile strikes against the Syrian airbase surprised many, including the American State Department. After condemning the previous administration for meddling in conflicts where the US had no direct national interest, President Trump has changed his tune. The most important questions are why and what happens next? Testimony by US Ambassador to the UN Nikki […]

US Ambassador praises youth

Mr Louis Susman, the current United States Ambassador to United Kingdom, praised the courage of young people in recent events in the Middle East when he gave a lecture to students and staff in St Andrews this week.