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European Defense: Back to Tervuren?

European Defense: Back to Tervuren?

The EU has an opportunity to relaunch its military coordination and work towards the Tervuren Summit’s goals: more coordinated and integrated military defense in Europe.

Can the Liberal International Order Survive the ‘Age of Trump’?

Can the Liberal International Order Survive the ‘Age of Trump’?

Now is the time to find out if the liberal international order can indeed operate multilaterally with coalitions and importantly with and without the United States.

Deciphering the Numbers: Employment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Deciphering the Numbers: Employment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

The conditions that affect the progress of the CPEC – including number and quality of jobs generated – should be matters of concern to policymakers in the neighbourhood.

Decolonising and Queering Praxis: The Unanswerable Questions for ‘Queer Asia’

Decolonising and Queering Praxis: The Unanswerable Questions for ‘Queer Asia’

In the light of the wariness of contemporary political-cultural conjuncture, the denial of access to a liveable life has been legitimated in the name of decolonisation.

The Fallacies of the Cyprus “Problem”

The Fallacies of the Cyprus “Problem”

If anyone wants genuinely to find a solution to the Cyprus “problem”, they should start where all negotiations should have had started since 1974: Turkey.

The Qatar Standoff and US Interests

The Qatar Standoff and US Interests

US policymakers must recognise that from this dispute no winners will emerge and that the lines between good and bad are not as clear as the protagonists believe.

The US Response to North Korea: The Cyber Option

The US Response to North Korea: The Cyber Option

Despite the dangers of a cyber response to North Korea, the US could block North Korea’s access to cyber-space and make it clear that the they were behind the attacks.

On the Verge of the Darkness: Dystopic Movies and Contemporary Global Challenges

On the Verge of the Darkness: Dystopic Movies and Contemporary Global Challenges

Critiquing dystopic movies as representations of the here and now is a good method to raise interest about modern challenges and stimulate a debate over the solutions.

The Role of Policewomen in Ending Gender Violence in Afghanistan

The Role of Policewomen in Ending Gender Violence in Afghanistan

Afghanistan remains unpredictable and unsafe. Education, equal rights, and the rule of law through women’s empowerment are pivotal in improving the country’s security.

Mass Migrations across the World-System’s History

Mass Migrations across the World-System’s History

Migration – apart from forced migration – is not a rational choice, but the result of the migrant’s decisions taken in the restrictive frame of the global world-system.

EU Security Policy in the Era of Trump: A Radical Account

EU Security Policy in the Era of Trump: A Radical Account

The Trump administration is a reminder to EU governments and elites of the risks of their weakened discursive hegemony over large parts of the population.

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