Scott Davies

Scott Davies is a freelance writer from Adelaide, Australia, with an interest in politics, history and culture. He holds a BA (Honours) in History and is currently studying a Master of Teaching (Secondary).

November, 2017

October, 2017

  • 20 October

    Why Has Venezuela’s Collapse Become An Overlooked Crisis?

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    The nation of Venezuela is headed toward economic and social collapse, yet there is little international attention being paid to the ongoing crisis. Venezuela’s economic and social crisis continues unabated. The decline started under the rule of Hugo Chavez in 1999 and accelerated upon his death in 2013.  Under the …

  • 16 October

    Iraqi Forces Charge Into Kirkuk

    Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga clash in the disputed city of Kirkuk following weeks of rising tensions between the Iraqi government and Kurdistan.

  • 1 October

    Catalan Independence Campaigners Arrested Ahead of Vote

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    Ahead of today’s independence vote in Catalonia, Spanish police have arrested officials associated with the vote in an attempt to stop the vote going ahead.

September, 2017

  • 27 September

    NATO and Turkey – How Should the Alliance Move Forward?

    Relations between NATO and Turkey are clearly significantly strained. However, NATO largely needs Turkey to ensure security in the Middle East.

  • 21 September

    Why the West Should Support an Independent Kurdistan

    An independent Kurdistan would create a secular, pluralistic ally, and be a humanistic victory in protecting the rights of the Kurdish people Following the liberation of Mosul from the Islamic State (ISIS) in July, the push for independence once again surged in Iraqi Kurdistan. Shortly after the liberation of Mosul, …