The European drug trafficking scene has undergone a plethora of changes in the last decade. Some argue that Galicia reflects this constant evolution of increasingly influential organized crime gangs that take advantage of globalization to better manage local markets.Read More "Galicia! From Tobacco Smuggling to Europe’s Cocaine Getaway"
Relations between Southeast Asian countries and mainland China have historically ebbed and flowed. Tensions have often focused on control of islands and reefs in the Indo-Pacific. Beijing, under the leadership of Xi Jinping, has intensified this confrontation increasing the regional security volatility amidst Sino-US rivalry in the South China Sea.Read More "(Analysis) Discord in the South China Sea: What Place for Diplomacy?"
Created in 1990, the ProHuerta program is an Argentinian public policy focused on the self-production of food from an agroecological perspective, promoting food security and sovereignty. It is aimed at families – and to a lesser extent – small businesses.Read More "Rethinking Agroecological Policies: The ProHuerta Program"
Southeast Asia locates at the core of the wider Indo-Pacific region and embraces one of the globe’s most crucial bodies of water for maritime trade, the South China Sea. Being also home to vibrantly growing economies, the region holds great strategic importance for most global players. This includes the European Union (EU), whose interests in such a faraway area are of vital importance and include both economic relationships and regional security.Read More "(Analysis) Assessing the Added Value of European Engagement with Southeast Asia"
The Taiwan Policy Act of 2022 is the most comprehensive bill introduced by the US Congress ever since the enactment of the Taiwan Relation Act of 1979, but how might this affect the Sino-US relations?Read More "(Analysis) The Taiwan Policy Act: The Showdown between the US and China?"
As the Greco-Turkish conflict ignites once more, what could be the consequences for European security and NATO unity? Is a military conflict between the two NATO members a concrete possibility?Read More "(Analysis) Greco-Turkish Conflict: Drivers, Feasibility, and Impact on EU security and NATO"
Like a ruthless chef who organises the...Read More "[REPORT] Erdoğan’s Menu to Crush Down the Opposition"
How the correlation between women’s rights and the democratic process of Turkey underlines that Erdoğan fails at respecting both of them?Read More "[REPORT] Evolution of Women’s Rights in Turkey: The Fall of a Democracy"
Is it possible to build a sustainable global policy with concrete objectives? Is there enough space and resources to build this initiative without economic growth?Read More "[REPORT] Is Green Development an Oxymoron or Is It a Sign to Rethink the Global Productive Matrix?"
France has been one of the European countries with the biggest number of Islamic terrorist attacks perpetrated by young people, usually of the second generation of immigrant people, who were recruited by the Islamic State (IS). There are many prominent factors that have played an influential role in the launching of these attacks, including the historical relation and colonisation of Middle Eastern countries, socio-economic estrangement, France’s secularism and its cultural diversity.Read More "[REPORT] France Between Je Suis Charlie and Terrorist Threats"
In 2020, the murder of George Floyd ignited nation-wide protests under the slogan "Black Lives Matter" to condemn police brutality and demand accountability. After several months, it is important to take stock of the situation and analyze the phenomenon, from its historical roots to the implications for domestic politics in the USRead More "[REPORT] US Police In The #BLM Protests"
Sono trascorsi ormai mesi dall'annuncio da parte del governo israeliano di voler annettere parti della Cisgiordania, ma di fatto nessuna annessione ha ancora avuto luogo. Cerchiamo di capire perché e a che punto è la situazione generale al momento.Read More "[Report] Israele – Palestina: Lo Stato Attuale delle Cose"
Syrians of all backgrounds are becoming the victims of the regional powers' hunger: as the country is depleted and its citizens are displaced or disappear, international powers seem to only look after their own benefit.Read More "[REPORT] The Demographic Catastrophe in Syria"
La gestión de la crisis del COVID-19 ha perjudicado la opinión pública de la sociedad española según los datos del CIS. Ha permitido la creación de un contexto de oportunidad política a una derecha muy presente y bastante fuerte en la actualidad.Read More "[REPORT] Ideologías, Nacionalismos y la Gestión del COVID-19 en España"