Gil Kazimirov
Gil Kazimirov is pursuing his master's in International Relations at the University of Cambridge. He serves as an Associate Editor of the Cambridge Review of International Affairs and works part-time as a research consultant at United Against Nuclear Iran. He has experience working at Goldman Sachs and the Sunday Times among others.

Entries by Gil Kazimirov

Why Do They Keep Shooting?: A Look at the Riot Officer's Mentality

(4) Comments | Posted 23 August 2013 | (00:00)

The Cairo of recent weeks has become, once more, an archetypal protest-city. Television footage tells a story of crowded squares, oversized flags and uniformed police that has become all too familiar. "Where are they protesting this time?" I overheard a visibly tired middle-aged man ask as these images appeared on...

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Monsters, Courage and Politics: Erdogan's Conundrum

(1) Comments | Posted 25 January 2013 | (13:34)

It seems only yesterday that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan and his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad pledged to strengthen their economic ties and exchanged words of reassurance over fried egg in a swanky hotel in Bodrum. Now Erdogan is loudly shaking his fist at Damascus: he threatens to step-up cross-border...

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'I am Having So Much Fun!': How Technology Fools Us Into Ignoring Our Loneliness

(1) Comments | Posted 10 August 2012 | (16:38)

Ayn Rand's tragically ambitious hero Peter Keating left his office late at night. "He walked down the street, glowing with a comfortable, undignified feeling, as though after a good meal. Then the realization of his loneliness struck him suddenly. He had to share this with someone tonight. He had no...

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How I Fell in Love

(0) Comments | Posted 31 January 2012 | (13:32)

I didn't fall in love with New York immediately, as many seem to do. I first visited as a tourist and accustomed as I was to big cities, it seemed plebeian, if slightly taller and brighter. I took to sightseeing - the Rockefeller center, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of...

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