Post Tagged with: "European Union"

The Virtue of Being Small: An Analysis of Luxembourg’s Defence Strategy

The Virtue of Being Small: An Analysis of Luxembourg’s Defence Strategy

Not only has Luxembourg prospered economically, but is has also been able to maintain its political sovereignty and territorial integrity at a very low cost.

Alternative Approaches to Self-Determination Applied to the Cyprus Conflict

Alternative Approaches to Self-Determination Applied to the Cyprus Conflict

The UN paradigm has a number of shortcomings and is therefore inadequate to answer modern claims involving self-determination, such as the Cyprus conflict.

Interview – Christian Lequesne

Interview – Christian Lequesne

Christian Lequesne discusses European Union politics, the role and current challenges faced by diplomats, French diplomacy post-Brexit and the method of observation.

Interview – Sarah Wolff

Interview – Sarah Wolff

Sarah Wolff discusses her research on the role of secularism and religion in EU foreign policy, EU migration policy, and the links between academia and policy-making.

Interview – Toni Haastrup

Interview – Toni Haastrup

Toni Haastrup discusses the importance of Black History Month, challenges faced by the African Union, the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, EU-AU relations and Brexit.

Germany and the New Global Order: The Country’s Power Resources Reassessed

Germany and the New Global Order: The Country’s Power Resources Reassessed

By strengthening its power resources, Germany can lay the foundations for more active leadership globally and through a strengthened European liberal order.

‘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.

Student Feature – Spotlight on Kosovo’s “Special Court”

Student Feature – Spotlight on Kosovo’s “Special Court”

Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office (SPO) is a new ‘hybrid’ court, but concerns over witnesses, security, and legitimacy persist.

Interview – Hans Carl von Werthern

Interview – Hans Carl von Werthern

Ambassador Hans Carl von Werthern discusses Germany-Japan relations, proposals for reform of the UN Security Council, and the impact of the Fukushima disaster in Germany.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: The English School and the EU

Student Feature – Theory in Action: The English School and the EU

The English School’s various conceptions of society provide helpful lenses to make sense of the EU.

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