Polemics Victor Orban

Victor Orbán’s political agenda?

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has been the subject of extensive media coverage lately. What is occasionally labelled as anti-EU rhetoric on the subject...

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....
Polemics The Past, the present

The Past, the Present, the Unknown

written by Joseph Trey Meeks “If you don’t like it, you can get out!” she said with a fierce passion that caught me off-guard. She was a...

The Fall of Mosul and the death of a “state”

The Battle for Mosul started on Cctober 16th, two years after the city fell into the hands of the militants providing them with equipment...

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...

Unfrozen Armenia?

In April 2016, the tensions on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan fuelled an outbreak of violence which left more than 200 people dead....

“The ones who suffer the most in the Syrian War are Women!”

  Majdoleen Hassan is a Syrian lawyer and Human Rights activist. She is part of the Women’s advisory Board to the UN Envoy for Syria....

Vienna Migration Conference Report

Migration is about people. The ICMPD’s motto was boldly displayed all over the venue, the beautiful Hofburg Palace, ready to welcome international dignitaries, politicians...

Behind the Facade: Women’s Rights in India

Ambassador Jutta Stefan-Bastl has seen incremental improvements in the situation of women in India but there is still dramatic disparity between legislation and practice. For centuries, deeply ingrained religious...

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...

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