Author James Kirchick claims that the end of the EU as we know it may be near. Here's why that is unlikely and why there are plenty of reasons to be hopeful.
Stuck between Russia and NATO, Georgia is seeking membership of the latter. Is this dream ultimately going to be fulfilled or will it prove to be an illusion?
Elections are coming up in the Netherlands and questions should be asked about how the rise of populism and a diplomatic row with Turkey may affect the outcome.
Even though persecution happens on a large scale, reports say that religious observation is on the rise in China. How to address the religious paradox?
On December 31st 2016, Ban Ki-moon will step down as Secretary-General (SG) of the United Nations. His successor will be the Portuguese dipl [...]
The Curse of Azerbaijan’s Black Gold The Correlation between Oil Wealth, the West and Authoritarianism
Much research has been done on the alleged resource curse. This resource curse, or the paradox of plenty, refers to the general idea that co [...]
In a referendum on the independence of Scotland on September 18th, 2014 a narrow majority of 55% voted against Scottish secession from the U [...]
The African Union (AU) was established in Durban, South Africa in 2002 as an international organisation with the aim to build a brighter fut [...]
The Illusion of the Neutral Buffer State Why the Dutch People Should Say ‘Yes’ in the Referendum on Ukraine
“Are you in favour or against the Approval Act of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine?” [...]
The Baltic States. These small countries in the North-eastern part of Europe might not be the most common holiday destination. Perhaps Eston [...]