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Considering the Whole Ecosystem in Regulating Terrorist Content and Hate Online

Considering the Whole Ecosystem in Regulating Terrorist Content and Hate Online

The whole ecosystem is going to require new regulatory frameworks to combat extremist content online. Removal of content is not necessarily the best form of action.

Opinion – The Dutch Don’t Need Big Subs to Watch the Bay

Opinion – The Dutch Don’t Need Big Subs to Watch the Bay

It can be tempting for military leaders to “go big”, but it is better to “go smart” and choose what is best suited for one’s needs.

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The Need for Peace Diplomacy in South Korea

Some people would say that peace diplomacy is naïve, but by seeking “positive peace” the Moon Jae-in government will become a true winner on the international scene.

Russia and Turkey: An Ambiguous Energy Partnership

Russia and Turkey: An Ambiguous Energy Partnership

Notwithstanding conflicting geopolitical calculations, the relationship between Russia and Turkey is deeply embedded in an energy-based solid economic foundation.

Re-examining Political Silence: New Openings for Research and Practice

Re-examining Political Silence: New Openings for Research and Practice

Political silence, whether intentional or unintentional, produces uncertainty, in such a way that entangles the recipient of silence in confusion.

‘A Union that Strives for More’: Von der Leyen’s All-inclusive EU Narrative

‘A Union that Strives for More’: Von der Leyen’s All-inclusive EU Narrative

VdL’s ‘all-inclusive’ EU Narrative reflects the circumstances under which she was elected. Yet, it also mirrors the complexities of our era and those of the EU itself.

The New EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement: a New Breath to Free Trade

The New EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement: a New Breath to Free Trade

The EU-MERCOSUR Trade Agreement should be seen as a reaction to protectionism, it means that the international rule-oriented order is still alive for important actors.

Will Governments Lose Monetary Control to Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency?

Will Governments Lose Monetary Control to Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency?

Libra may struggle to impact markets unless they adopt a very aggressive strategy of below-cost pricing and are more efficient and much less costly than existing systems.

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Debt Trap or Soft Power Catalyst?

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Debt Trap or Soft Power Catalyst?

A reassessment of how China wants to present itself to the world should come sooner than later, as it takes a long time to build a trustworthy reputation.

Can Photographers Influence Politics?

Can Photographers Influence Politics?

Scholars engaged in the emerging field of global visual politics should think of the influential roles that photographers can and do play in these policy communities.

Islamic State Men and Women Must be Treated the Same

Islamic State Men and Women Must be Treated the Same

Treating men and women ISIS members differently in court not only undermines judicial fairness, it also hinders counterterrorism and threatens security.

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