By: Stephanie Kramer

The revision of the EU’s European Neighbourhood Policy and the instability on its Eastern border
February 6, 2017

As the conflict in Ukraine continues, the European Union (EU) has revised its European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) in 2015. This policy…

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The future of Europe will be determined by its response to the migrant crisis
May 1, 2016

Images of drowned children, barbed wire and refugee camps dominate the news since the spring of 2015. Increasing numbers of asylum…

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Why the world needs Bernie Sanders as the next president of the United States
February 7, 2016

Over the last few decades, inequality in the United States has increased steeply. The gap between rich and poor is becoming…

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Inequality as cause of the Greek crisis
October 13, 2015

Written in collaboration with Dr. Winfred van de Put A sunny night in Glyfada, the beautiful people of Athens entrust their…

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The Syrian Civil War and the Indifference of the International Community
May 17, 2015

For more than 4000 years Palmyra/Tadmur has been a central place in Syrian society and identity.  Now it is at the…

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TTIP: What is it, what are its contents, and who benefits from it?
April 24, 2015

Promises of prosperity, welfare, employment opportunities and economic growth are made by the negotiators and proponents of the free trade treaty between…

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What the third season of House of Cards shows us about real politics
March 8, 2015

Warning: Text contains spoilers. The new season of Netflix’s House of Cards launched on the 27th of February and it is…

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Why is there no humanitarian corridor for Syrian refugees to the EU?
February 20, 2015

Since the start of the Syrian civil war in the spring of 2011, millions of refugees have been displaced across the…

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The Responsibility to Protect (R2P): Who should intervene?
February 12, 2015

The Responsibility to Protect principle, which was established after the failure of the international community to protect citizens in Rwanda and…

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A Grexit is not the solution
January 23, 2015

Coming Sunday (Jan. 25), Greece will elect a new parliament. The populist left party Syriza is ahead in the polls at…

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