The 2018 attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal represented a grievous assault on Britain’s sovereignty, but if you were to look at the position of Putin’s cronies in Britain today, you might think the Skripal incident had never occurred. Russia’s influence complicates Britain’s preparation of sanctions over Putin’s threatened invasion of Ukraine.
Pervasive use of strategic communications in preventing radicalization has been adopted wholesale by other areas of law enforcement, despite a lack of evidence or understanding of potential harm.
Despite having founded the Tudor dynasty, amassed a fortune, and successfully navigated the shark-infested waters of 15th century English royal politics, Margaret Beaufort remains unknown for the same reason she accomplished so much: women were undervalued and thus seemingly inconsequential.
Five years, three countries, and a pile of immigration paperwork later, I can honestly say that borders have shaped, challenged, and strengthened our love for one another. Still, I know that borders could have just as easily broken us.
This year marks the centenary of one of those malicious acts of history: the partition of Ireland, the establishment of a sectarian statelet in the northeast of the island, and the beginning of a whole new set of injustices that have fueled successive outbursts of civil strife.