Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Political System: It’s Complicated

By: Anja Vujakovic (Creative Director) Though calls for reform are nothing new, concerns for the future of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s fate are compounded by crippling...

The AKP Era: The Troubled Relationship Between Misogyny and the Istanbul Convention

On July 1st 2021, Turkey withdrew from the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women (VAW) and domestic violence, also...

No Man’s Land in The Balkans – The Liberland Case

On April 13, 2015,  the world’s newest micronation, the Free Republic of Liberland, was born on a 7 square-kilometre parcel of uninhabited swamp. Situated in...

Disunited Kingdom: Is the Union on the verge of breakup?

Recent political movements for Welsh and Scottish independence amidst Brexit turmoil could mean the end of the United Kingdom.  On May 11, 2019, thousands of...
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Bucking the System – A New Campaign Strategy Changes Austrian Elections

Using an anti-system campaign strategy has defined a new approach to elections across Europe, with the Austrian Freedom Party joining the Austrian People’s Party...

Armenia’s Old Wound – Will It Ever Heal?

This year, on 27 September, an old wound between Armenia and Azerbaijan was reopened. The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, referred to as the Artsakh conflict by...

The Never-ending Conflict

By: Raphaela Tiefenbacher (Guest Writer) Why have we forgotten about Ukraine? Is it because the fighting has calmed down? The simple answer is no. Five...

Montenegro at a Crossroads: How Tight is the Grip of the Past on its...

Just fourteen months after the beginning of its mandate, the Montenegrin government led by Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapić imploded due to a vote of...

An Endless Emergency

Paris is always Paris. The narrow cobblestone streets, crowded clubs, beautiful museums and baguettes all matched my expectations. Until the first group of soldiers...

Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Integration: A Realistic or an Idealistic Aspiration?

The seventieth anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization marked a groundbreaking moment in the history of the security alliance. Facing criticism, questioning the...

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