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Matthew Berto

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First Year Politics student at Exeter.

Second Thoughts: Prospects for world peace?

What are the prospects for world peace? Zero. At least according to Chicago professor of Political Science, John J. Mearsheimer. In his Tragedy of Great...

What is Russia after in Crimea and Syria? The sea

"A great leader who has an army has one hand, but he who has a navy has two." - attributed to Peter the Great At first...

“Castro was no hero” – a student’s view

"Fidel Castro was a foul tyrant and his brother Raul is no better. Free Western media outlets ought to have said so right at the...

Trump’s Won It

Donald J. Trump is now the President Elect of the United States of America, having secured 276 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton's 218. He...

Are academics safe at Exeter?

On the evening of 24th October Dr Yaron Brook, the American-Israeli entrepreneur and director of the Ayn Rand Institute, was scheduled to deliver a...

Obituary: In Memory of Shimon Peres

''When you have two alternatives, the first thing you have to do is to look for the third that you didn’t think about, that...

Brexit apocalypse? What apocalypse?

ItI’s been over 100 days since the historic vote of the UK to leave the EU on June 23. In the frenzied weeks running up...

Anti-Prejudice March

As a First Year student I have been at Exeter now for two weeks and have settled into the university very quickly. However, I...