Sumantra Maitra
Sumantra Maitra
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Sumantra Maitra is a doctoral researcher at the University of Nottingham, UK. His research is in great power-politics and neorealism. He also regularly writes for The National Interest and Quillette Magazine, and edits Bombs and Dollars blog. You can find him on Twitter @MrMaitra.
Campus Repression Is So Bad That Academics Are Now Holding Conferences In Secret

This Oxford University event was held without any advertisement or social media discussion. Several people attended on condition their identities and attendance be kept secret.

Why No North Korea Summit May Be The Best Outcome Possible Right Now

If foreign policy is all about optics, resonance to the domestic audience, and regime stability, Kim Jong-Un, Xi Jinping, and Moon Jae-In are toast.

Rift Between U.S. And EU On Iran Underscores A Global Power Realignment

The difference of interests between the United States and the EU has never been so stark and will only continue to grow.

The US Is On The Brink Of A Full-Blown Trade War With The European Union

American policymakers can no longer ignore the conflict of interest between the EU and the U.S. on trade.

Why The West Should Do Nothing About The Rohingya Crisis In Myanmar

Media outlets weep that this is a crime against humanity, denouncing a Muslim ‘massacre’ going on in Myanmar, almost completely ignoring that this is a vicious, both-sided conflict.

Dear Trans Lobby: The Military Is Not A Social Experiment

Transgenders and transsexuals are every bit as human as everyone else, deserve every bit of human compassion, and shouldn’t be discriminated against. But that’s simply not the issue here.

Google Firing Employee Over Diversity Discussion Is Frighteningly Authoritarian

Nothing could be more dystopian than the largest information, communication, and documentation hub controlling your thoughts and punishing you for wrongthink.