Are Walls Along Borders Becoming A Global Trend?


When Donald Trump made his speech about building a wall along the US and Mexico border, many couldn’t comprehend the absurdity of such a backward idea.  So it may come as a surprise to learn that both Turkey and Hungary, have begun similar projects of their own.  These projects are clearly considered rational options by many citizens – otherwise, of course, they wouldn’t do it. But could those of us, whose security issues are minimal in global terms, ever understand the perspectives of those states who undertake these radical ideas?

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Wednesday, March 29 2017
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Featured in storyProfessor Damian Kingsbury - Lecturer from the School of International politics and Politics at Deakin University Dr Bihoy Kampmark - School of Global Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University

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