Europe

Terrorists or Freedom Fighters: A Case Study of ETA

Terrorists or Freedom Fighters: A Case Study of ETA

The ETA’s armed struggle was a necessary component of retaliating against the Spanish government’s Basque oppression, and therefore, they are freedom fighters.

State-Building in Kosovo – Challenges of Legitimacy

State-Building in Kosovo – Challenges of Legitimacy

In the years since the 1999 NATO intervention to end violent conflict in Kosovo, state-building efforts have faced numerous challenges of legitimacy.

The Generational Diversity of Religious Orientations of Muslims in Britain

The Generational Diversity of Religious Orientations of Muslims in Britain

There are generational differences between first generation and subsequent generations of British Mulims in regards to the interplay between culture and religion.

The Crimean “Precedent” and Unrecognized States in the Post-Soviet Space

The Crimean “Precedent” and Unrecognized States in the Post-Soviet Space

Crimea is a relevant precedent in the Post-Soviet space, and Russia’s role in the conflicts and politics of unrecognized states in the region.

Linking the Diffusion of Military Ideas to Human Rights Violations at EU Borders

Linking the Diffusion of Military Ideas to Human Rights Violations at EU Borders

The EU border agency Frontex shows how the diffusion of military technology and ideas can potentially lead to human rights violations.

Authoritarian Difussion and the Failure of the “Colour Revolutions” to Spread

Authoritarian Difussion and the Failure of the “Colour Revolutions” to Spread

Can the concept of “Authoritarian Difussion” explain the unsuccessful spread of the colour revolution and the repressive measures that illiberal regimes have taken after?

An Analysis of Online Terrorist Recruiting and Propaganda Strategies

An Analysis of Online Terrorist Recruiting and Propaganda Strategies

The rise to prominence of online terrorist recruitment and propaganda strategies has become a major concern of national security services worldwide.

France, Post-secularism and Islam

France, Post-secularism and Islam

The French model can be considered as a great example that demonstrates the complex intertwining of the religious and the secular in modern times.

A Neo-Gramscian Analysis of Brexit

A Neo-Gramscian Analysis of Brexit

Brexit was the result of several diverse, and often seemingly contradictory, ideas coalescing around the counter-hegemonic rejection of EU hegemonic ‘common sense’.

Compliance with UN Watercourses Convention: Half Full or Half Empty?

Compliance with UN Watercourses Convention: Half Full or Half Empty?

How can the UN Watercourses Convention minimise the risks of inter-state conflict over water resources?

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