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EU – US relations: Balancing or bandwagoning?
September 22, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. Whenever a state becomes powerful in the…

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What does the ‘pork barrel’ scam suggest about the Philippine government?
September 10, 2013

The social media-driven #MillionPeopleMarch is by far the biggest popular protest faced by President Benigno Aquino III since he took office…

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Europeanization after accession: The case of Bulgaria
September 9, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. Europeanization, most commonly defined as the domestic…

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‘Yea’ or ‘Nay’ for Syria?
September 5, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Paul Derikx. Returning last week from a trip through the Near-East and…

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Double standards on environmentalism – the case of Romania
September 3, 2013

Unfortunately it’s not particularly new that stray dogs roaming Bucharest are causing victims. Similarly, the recently erupted Rosia Montana mining scandal…

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Along the winding road: The question of Tibet’s legal status
August 29, 2013

A plethora of utterly divergent voices cannot just blend in unison. On one end, one can clearly hear the reverberating Chinese…

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Post-crisis constellations of the state
August 26, 2013

All over the news and on every politician’s mouth one catch-phrase stands out recently: “The state must…”. Debates, contradictions and ideological…

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Diffusion of regional integration: The European Union and Mercosur
August 26, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. The processes of regional integration are becoming…

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Is China’s claim of sovereignty over Tibet legitimate?
August 24, 2013

Tibet was once a forbidden land until the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as China) declared to the entire…

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Gerontocratic welfare-states: bad dream or pressing reality?
August 16, 2013

In a very mundane fashion post-WW2 Western politics can be epitomized as follows: Current generations paying the retirement of older generations,…

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