China: Undefeated

By RHEA MEHTA
Last year around this time, the world was struck by the novel coronavirus. It’ll be wrong if I say that the rest is history, since the pandemic hasn’t left our backs as of yet. However, as multiple changes were witnessed all over the world—battling drowning economies, stimulating the healthcare system, pointing fingers at who’s responsible—the global scenario got a lot more interesting… Continue reading China: Undefeated

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons—More than Nuclear Gesture Politics

By EVA SIEGMANN
On the 6th August 1945, “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima. Little Boy, very much a euphemism for the first nuclear bomb ever used, killed 70.000 civilians immediately. The unimaginable scale of this explosion in an almost finished war astounded the world. Humanity had opened Pandora’s box and tapped into the dark, not quite knowing which horrible consequences their newly gained capabilities could have on humanity’s future. And humanity has tried to live up to this incredible challenge in attempting to stop nuclear proliferation and place multilateral and bilateral disarmament agreements; however, nuclear weapons are the only one among the trio of weapons of mass destructions governments legitimately threaten to use against an enemy… Continue reading The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons—More than Nuclear Gesture Politics