Impact of War and Prospects for Peace between Russia and Ukraine

Taras Kuzio • Nov 30 2020 • Articles

With Putin in power for another 16 years, the policies he has pursued, however counter-productive they have been to Russian goals, will continue towards Ukraine.

Defence Concentration in Sovereign Industries Post-Covid-19

Yash Brambhatt • Nov 28 2020 • Articles

In order to compete with the US and China, European companies must eliminate redundancies and fratricidal competition to guarantee sovereign access to certain technologies.

Opinion – The future of Mexico-US relations Post-Trump

Marcela Franzoni • Nov 28 2020 • Articles

Under a Biden administration it is likely that the Mexico-U.S. agenda will be expanded beyond traditional areas. This presents an opportunity for Mexico to improve its social development.

Citizenship Revocation as a Human Rights Violation: The Case of Shamima Begum

Amidst hundreds of thousands of stateless individuals worldwide the crisis of statelessness and citizenship revocation is a crisis of fundamental human rights.

Russian Military Aggression or ‘Civil War’ in Ukraine?

Taras Kuzio • Nov 27 2020 • Articles

Putin’s inability to comprehend his mistakes and his longevity in power for another sixteen years make the chances for peace low.

New Book – Crisis in Russian Studies? Nationalism (Imperialism), Racism and War

Taras Kuzio • Nov 25 2020 • Articles

The source of the Russian-Ukrainian war lies in Russian identity and its attitudes towards Ukraine and Ukrainians, making the chances for peace slim.

The Internationalization of the Chinese Renminbi: Firm Steps, But a Long Road Ahead

Bruno De Conti • Nov 24 2020 • Articles

The dimensions of the Chinese economy and the geopolitical power currently attained by the country definitely enable the internationalization of its currency.

Influential but Indifferent? Assessing the Role of the Public in European Politics

Joris Melman • Nov 24 2020 • Articles

Even though most Europeans seem to lack interest in (or at least knowledge of) European policymaking, the role of public opinion is bigger than ever.

Opinion – The Politics of Antarctica

Elçin Doruk and Siret Hürsoy • Nov 23 2020 • Articles

With Antarctic politics, the Antarctic Treaties System must be transformed into a common heritage regime targeting the interests of all humanity in order to protect the continent.

Fear And In(Security) in De-Facto States: Assessing South Ossetian Elections

Ana Maria Albulescu • Nov 22 2020 • Articles

In the absence of recognition, the institutions built by the South Ossetian regime remained vulnerable to Georgia’s re-assertion of sovereignty between 2004 and 2006.

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