News Update

Camilla Shearman, Blog Writer Recent reports on the financial revenue of the Islamic State (IS) show a thirty percent drop due to decreased oil production and lower tax revenue. The IHS analysis company found that revenue decreased from $80 million a month in the middle of last year to just $56 million in March of… Read More


Nicholas Boland-Cairney, Blog Writer Sudan has certainly been no stranger to conflict in recent years. While the separation of South Sudan has been touted as a relative success in Sudan’s lengthy history of civil disputes, there are still multiple regions where violent conflict is all too common. In late March, it appeared as though progress… Read More


Special Policy Contribution – Policy Researcher Amy Reidy The stateless Rohingya ethnic minority has been described as some of ‘the world’s most persecuted people’. Recently their plight has been gaining international attention as thousands risk their lives to escape the systematic discrimination they face in Myanmar by fleeing to Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Although this… Read More