TurkStream: How Russia and Turkey are getting cozy

The big news from the World Energy Congress in Istanbul in October was the chummy relationship between Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey and Russian...

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...

Ukraine on the Search for Itself

By: Raphaela Tiefenbacher (Staff Writer) The 2014 Euromaidan protests also unveiled both the hope and horror to be found in the country. A country with a...

Campus Inquisitions and Violence from the American Left

The chanting echoed around the Athenaeum at Claremont McKenna College – “We are here to shut down this fucking fascist!” – as nearly 250...

“Frameworkization” and the Destruction of Academic English

Frameworkization, namely the rise of unreadable academic writing in the social sciences, has contaminated academic language. This occurs through a complex process of mutual...

The War on Words and the Loss of Substance

Many’s the time one reads about deep trenches within Western societies, but it seems that little has been done to overcome this split. Populism...

UN Peacekeeping missions are ineffective and do more harm than good”

Elisabeth Puttinger (MAIS I) UN Peacekeeping missions have their flaws and problems, which is a fact that nobody can deny. The organization is weakened by...

A New EU-Africa Trade Pact: A Partnership of Equals?

by Michael Asiedu (Staff Writer) In his most recent State of the Union speech, European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker outlined the details of a...

Eritrea and Ethiopia’s Long Road to Peace: the Role of Diplomacy!

By: Michael Asiedu (Staff Writer) On June 5, 2018, Ethiopia’s ruling coalition, Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), declared that it would accept the...

„Our goal is to ensure that children can go to school in the first...

Interview with Jürgen Feldmann Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe, Berlin, 7.9.2018 After 25 years of conflict, Somalia no longer has a functioning school system. In the camps of...

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