Shinzo Abe’s desire to reform Article 9 in order to remove some military constraints and depart from the “peace constitution” is certain to require significant political capital.Read More »
There’s nothing moderate about Iran’s regime
There is no room for moderation in extremism and no room for genuine reform in a theocracy led by religious fascists.Read More »
South Africa’s Election: A Wake-up Call for the ANC?
Twenty years ago, in April 1994, South Africa held its first democratic elections after forty years of apartheid. Decades of segregation, injustice and suppression came to an end as the rainbow nation was born under the leadership of Nelson Mandela. South Africa was set on the right path, but equal rights were merely the foundation - not a guarantor - for equal economic opportunities.Read More »
Egypt: Statement by the Executive Director for the Evening Standard
HSC Executive Director Julie Lenarz reflects on Foreign Secretary William Hague’s comment on the violent situation in Egypt for the Evening Standard 20th August 2013 “I welcome the Foreign Secretary William Hague’s comment on the situation in Egypt. The military’s overthrow of ...Read More »