With a deepening contested and competitive global order, Canada needs to review its foreign policy. This first entry of a three-part analysis identifies four major areas Canada has mismanaged in its foreign policy.Read More "A Prominent Middle Power No More: Canada’s Fledgling Foreign Policy"
Since 1991 Cuba has suffered economic and political unrest due to the fall of the Soviet Union and the consequent lack of Communist aid. During the ’90s, the Cuban government and Fidel Castro himself referred to the post-Soviet era as a “special period”. In fact, Cubans remember this time as a period of hunger.Read More "Cuban Protests: Coercion and Revolution for Export"
Following severe flooding across Europe, this article considers the actual efforts of developed countries, particularly in Europe, to substantially address climate change, and asks how much climate responsibility lies at the doorstep of the individual, the government and history.Read More "Flooding and Fibbing: The Absence of Climate Change Effort from Developed Countries"
Dubioza Kolektiv, a popular Bosnian avant-garde group would say - or rather, sing - that Bosnia-Erzegovina is in Europe "just in Eurosong". By that, meaning that the country is only welcome as a full-fledged member of Europe when this benefits the image of a multicultural, welcoming continent. But when the lights of Eurovision go off, Bosnia is likely to disappear from the public discourse. If anything, it may come up in conversations simply as the place where "there once was a war". In part, this is understandable. How is it possible that a European country could be majority Muslim? Why does it stubbornly refuse to behave like a "normal" democracy? And yet, no matter how divided or unstable, Bosnia is clearly a member of the wobbly, colorful European family.Read More "25 Years After a Conflict: Helping the Youth in Bosnia"
From July 18 to 22, 2001, thousands of people gathered in the narrow streets of Genova. Twenty years later, the legacy of this summit is characterized - rather than from the content of the discussions of the G8 world leaders - from the violence which ensued in the streets, as young protestors and activists which had gathered from all over the world were met with a brutal repression from the Italian police. Hence, it appears that the right to strike, although solidly established and recognised at the international level, is often defied when actually put into practice.Read More "The Fundamental Right to Strike: 20 Years After Genova, the Fighting Still Ensues"
An overview of Israel politics, one month after an unlikely coalition ousted Netanyahu out of government. Is change on the way?Read More "Israel Politics: More than One Month Without Netanyahu"
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"
News on the Syrian crisis hardly makes headlines. Nevertheless, factual reality suggests that the war in Syria is still an urgent matter, especially regarding the refugee crisis. Turkey, for example, hosts the highest number of refugees in the world, roughly 3 million. What domestic and foreign impact did the Syrian civil war have on Turkey?Read More "[REPORT] Coping With A Humanitarian Crisis: The Role Of Turkey In The Syrian Civil War"
Depuis son institution en 1957 sous le nom de C.E.E., l’Union Européenne a poursuivi le processus d'élargissement. En savoir plus dans le Report.Read More "[REPORT] Élargissement de l’Union Européenne"