By: Merve Kania

How Trump’s Middle East Policies Foster Uncertainty
June 8, 2017

“Defense first, diplomacy last, development never – and don’t even ask about democracy” (New Republic 2017)

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Don’t Let ISIS Get Away With Genocide
April 25, 2017

„Don’t let ISIS get away with Genocide”, demanded human rights lawyer Amal Clooney in her speech on March 9, 2017, at…

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Out of Male Shadows: The Clooney’s, Marriage, and Militarism
April 5, 2017

“Behind every successful man there is a woman” is a well-known expression which forces some critical thinkers of us to ask:…

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“Let’s Start A Clash of Civilizations!” – 2016 Terror Trends Revisited
January 19, 2017

“Or, Maybe, Let’s Not Give Them What They Aspire?”   Every year, decade, and generation will be remembered for certain things,…

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Why Bullshit Prevails in Politics
November 24, 2016

Explaining the rise of populism became the new holy grail of contemporary humanities. How could Donald Trump win the 2016 US…

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Turkey and the International Authoritarian Moment
November 13, 2016

Arguably, authoritarianism and populism are some of the two nowadays most discussed concepts.[1] In his March 2016 Defense One article, Manu…

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Germany’s Price Tag for Merkel’s Refugee Politics
November 8, 2016

„Mein rechter, rechter Platz ist frei, ich wünsche mir den/die … herbei! [My right-hand, right-hand spot is free, I wish ……

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