Europe

One for All or All for One? Ideology and Cohesion in the IRA and PIRA

One for All or All for One? Ideology and Cohesion in the IRA and PIRA

Is there a relationship between ideology and insurgent cohesion? The cases of the IRA and PIRA, the Provisional Irish Republican Army, provides an interesting insight.

Security Council Resolution 1325’s Impact on Kosovo’s Post-Conflict Framework

Security Council Resolution 1325’s Impact on Kosovo’s Post-Conflict Framework

In line with the agenda set by Security Council Resolution 1325, Kosovo has worked to integrate gender equality into its post-conflict peace-building efforts.

The Capability-Expectation Gap in EU Foreign Policy after the Lisbon Treaty

The Capability-Expectation Gap in EU Foreign Policy after the Lisbon Treaty

Although the Lisbon Treaty increased the capabilities of the EU in foreign policy, the expectations from the EU have increased as a result.

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.

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