Jessica Lea/DFID

The history of international development is full of brief bubbles of excitement over ‘silver bullets’ to combat poverty. Is the artificial intelligence hype any different?

Vincent Kam February 15, 2018
U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jarad Denton

Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is over half way towards completion. But will the dam cause more problems than it solves?

February 14, 2018 Kylee Pedersen
Wikimedia Commons/Erik C. Barker

Iraq and Afghanistan are striking examples of the entanglement of Western aid and defence priorities. But is securitization here to stay?

Vincent Kam February 6, 2018
The White House (Shealah Craighead)

The US and UK have long branded themselves as having a ‘special relationship’. But does this still ring true in the age of Brexit and Trump?

Nik McNally January 22, 2018
Wikipedia Commons

The recent election in Nepal appears to indicate a new national direction, presenting both consequences and opportunities for its powerful neighbours: India and China

January 18, 2018 Kylee Pedersen