Sex, Peace and Liberia

The United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia finally departed this March after a 15-year long peace process, proving that actively including women in conflict...

The Strongmen and COVID-19

Throughout history political figures have used crises to gain political advantage; COVID-19 offers no exception to this. “In moments of crisis, people are willing to...

Secessionist Tendencies in Bosnia – The Beginning of the End for the Bosnian Entities?

At a party conference in 2015 the President of the tiny Republika Srpska (RS) announced a referendum on the independence of this Bosnian entity....

Endgame for King Bibi?

By: Benjamin Flaig (Guest Writer) If Likud, the party he chairs, gains the majority of the Knesset’s 120 seats, Netanyahu will be tasked with forming...

The Free and Open Indo-Pacific and the Rise of China: ‘Tigers’ Should Find a...

The Indo-Pacific is gaining systemic gravity in international affairs more than ever before. Avoiding falling into a zero-sum game would be beneficial for all. Amid...

Park-GONE-Hye: What now?

March 10 will be remembered in South Korea, as the first time that a sitting President was impeached, a decision unanimously upheld by the...

Pink-tide redux: A lifeline for the left in Latin America

While much of the world’s attention throughout the European summer was focused on the seemingly never-ending Brexit quagmire, early signs of a broad and...

Jazz, Rivalry and Revolution: The Unfinished Story of Thomas Sankara

A surviving witness described the gunfire from Kalashnikov rifles as rain falling on a tin roof. Within a matter of seconds, Thomas Sankara, Burkina...

POST-BREXIT, POST-TRUMP

After the Brexit dust had settled, it looked as though Barack Obama’s prophetic warning that the UK "would be at the back of the...

Lebanon’s Forgotten Refugees

By: Paula Jahn (Guest Writer) With international attention focused on the plight of Syria’s refugees, the misery of another displaced group who constitute the world’s...

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