Review – Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

It is important to understand who exactly Frederick Douglass was and his vital role within the historical movement that sought to achieve the abolition of slavery. Slavery as an institution had (and sadly still does in some parts of the modern world) existed for as long as mankind had. It is an institution which has … Continue reading Review – Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

George F. Kennan: The Greatest Architect of US Foreign Policy

Note: This essay was originally written in Winter 2019 Though often associated with Morgenthau, Niebuhr, and the Cold Warriors, George Frost Kennan cannot be exclusively claimed by neorealists. He in fact belonged to neorealism and constructivism respectively – perhaps most importantly as an historian in realpolitik, perched above the limits of these theories. This essay … Continue reading George F. Kennan: The Greatest Architect of US Foreign Policy

All Quiet on the Eastern Front: The Emerging Tensions between Australia and China

The effects of COVID-19 have caused many nations to promise to investigate the origins of behind the epidemic, one of these nations being Australia. Due to such promises to pursue some form of response, Chinese officials have threatened to incur several economic consequences against Australia if it chooses to move ahead with their investigation. This … Continue reading All Quiet on the Eastern Front: The Emerging Tensions between Australia and China

The Great Risk: China and Its Relationship with Medical Supplies

Since the end of World War II, the developed (and by extension the developing world) has been entangled into a debate around globalisation and global supply chains. Such a discussion has now reached its apex and now could be forming its own realignment due to the coronavirus crisis. The start of this realignment emerged with … Continue reading The Great Risk: China and Its Relationship with Medical Supplies