The civil war in the DRC is a major problem. Historical and sociological approaches help explain the persistence and character of the on-going violence.
After the end of the Cold War, Washington envisioned American leadership in Europe as a means for stability, both for the future of Europe and for the international system.
Although, at first sight, it may appear otherwise – the EU’s Lisbon Treaty has made a huge step towards a more sophisticated and improved security of fundamental rights.
Did the Tea Party movement revitalise the Republicans? Or did its powerful vocal support from a relative minority of citizens force the Republican Party to move too far to the political right?
Although current and controversial voices have been raised that Kosovo’s status as an international protectorate must be broken, the question remains: is independence the ultimate solution?
The ‘proxy wars’ in Africa during the 1970s were unique forms of military intervention, where the heightened significance of ideology was reflected in the main foreign policy objectives .
Much like the minor parties before them, the Australian Greens face several challenges regarding the Australian electoral framework and the party’s participatory organisation.
Compared to the Cultural Revolution, had there been increased foreign support, the New Life Movement could have been a defining doctrine of Modern China, not a blip on the history books.