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The role of the international community in the Syrian conflict: Prospects for peace
January 11, 2014

In the past few years the world is facing with new threats and challenges in terms of global security and stability. The…

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Political myths of post-socialist Eastern Europe (part three) – The “Good-Housekeeper/Manager” Politician
January 10, 2014

Picking up where we last left our trail (parts one and two), the aim of this brief article is to go beyond the facade…

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Syrian conflict: The price that changed perception.
January 10, 2014

The Syrian conflict is classified as one of the biggest and most deadly conflicts of our time. It has caused a…

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Law banning unplanned protest: Egypt’s revolution in jeopardy
January 10, 2014

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Manar Heikal. Revolution being revolution is the maintenance of the public…

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What does Immanuel Wallerstein have to do with the Hunger Games?
January 2, 2014

Katniss Everdeen is a resident of District 12, the co-victor of the 74thHunger Games along with Peeta Mellark, best friend of…

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What does Antonio Gramsci have to say about holiday shoppers?
December 25, 2013

As the Christmas season starts anew, I cannot help but notice that malls and bazaars are ridiculously jam-packed with a euphoric…

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Political myths of post-socialist Eastern Europe (continuation) – The Intellectual-Politician
December 16, 2013

As previously mentioned in another blog post, one of the key-coordinates of post-socialist politics is the Weberian distinction between living off politics and…

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The Euro Zone: Not One, But Two
December 16, 2013

The Greek drama for the Euro Zone crisis is reaching its peak, ultimately at different points—and they say when you…

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Can South America have a ‘European Union’?
December 12, 2013

Regional integration is seen as a tactic to strengthen the position of States in the international arena. A historical example of…

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NATO Partnership Policy: An essential element for crisis prevention?
December 12, 2013

Founded in 1949 with the signing of the Washington Treaty, NATO is a security Alliance of 28 countries from North America…

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