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South Africa v Israel: The Effectiveness of the ICJ

By Adam Paska Countries tend to translate all international conflicts or disputes into legal language to better justify their actions before the international community. There...

South Africa’s ICJ Case Against Israel

The Stork breaks down the recent preliminary judgement of the ICJ in the case of South Africa v. Israel and discusses the after effects of such a ruling.

The Impending Suez Canal Crisis

The Suez Canal is a geographical choke point between Africa and the Middle East that is important for maritime trade. However, the use of the Canal has been threatened following attacks by Yemen's Houthi rebels. The Stork analyses how these effects will affect maritime trade through the Canal in the near future.

Henry Kissinger, Diplomatic Behemoth with a Controversial Legacy, Dies at 100

Henry Kissinger was a prominent figure in U.S. politics. His career spanned the terms of 12 U.S. presidents, in which time Kissinger operated as consultant, National Security Advisor, Secretary of State, and, briefly, as the head of the National Commission of Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. Following Kissinger's death on 29 November 2023, the Stork breaks down his significant influence over U.S. foreign affairs.

Turkey’s position on the Israel-Palestine conflict

This article will focus on Turkey's foreign policy actions in the context of the Middle Eastern crisis, given its role as a significant regional player with a demonstrated ability to mediate other regional conflicts.

Another Turbulent Week in British Politics: Cabinet Reshuffle, Rwanda Scheme Blocked, and Labour Rebellion

The beginning of November was a tumultuous period in the United Kingdom as protesters clashed and the government fell into disarray. The Stork recounts these important events and their significance in British politics.

The Dark Clouds Return: A Backward March in Afghanistan as the Taliban Regains Control – What it Means for Women, the Middle East and...

In 2021, the Taliban reclaimed power in Afghanistan after a 20 year war racked the country. This new reality seems more like déjà vu to Afghan people, who are reliving the oppressive policies that burdened the country during the Taliban's original rule in the late '90s.

MENA Climate Week, a week into a sustainable future

On the 8 of October, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia opened its doors to scholars, students, professors, and diplomats coming from all over the world to attend the second-ever Middle East and North Africa Climate Week.

COP28: Humanitarianism or Hypocrisy?

As the beginning of COP28 draws nearer, it is important to set the goals for the conference and reflect on past failures.

NEOM, Saudi Arabia’s New Utopian Mecca: Reimagining the Kingdom’s urbanism, achieving revolutionary carbon-neutral cities

Saudi Arabia has shown the world its vision of a utopian world in which sustainable development complying with the United Nations 2030 agenda is achievable.

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South Africa v Israel: The Effectiveness of the ICJ

By Adam Paska Countries tend to translate all international conflicts or disputes into legal language to better justify their actions before the international community. There...

Algo así como ser invencibles 

Me encuentro reflexionando sobre lo que es ser invencible o inmortal en el sentido más humano.

Waiting for The Wind of Change: Democracy in the Digital Age 

If you belong to Generation Z or a younger demographic, chances are you have been profoundly impacted by the forces of globalization and digitalization. This means your life has likely been characterized by mobility, multiculturalism, and you have gained a broadened perspective about the world.