The Fear Factor: Driving Cooperation Forward?

In the realm of international relations, few policy decisions are made on grounds other than fear. Indeed, as the neorealist Kenneth Waltz argues, “alliances are made by states that have

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Two Bears Poking Each Other: About the Border Conflict between India and China

Amidst a global pandemic, the threat of conflict has risen on the Asian continent. Since the beginning of May, soldiers from the Republic of India and the People’s Republic of

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From failing to moving forward? – Assessing Europe’s “Hamilton moment”

How does an idea, project, son of a war, And a Schuman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot In Brussels by providence impoverished In squalor, grow up to

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Cash Bail: Americas’ Equity Dilemma

As it stands today, the aggregated penal systems of the United States hold more non-convicted individuals awaiting trial than any other country in the world. According to the Prison Policy Initiative,

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Black Lives Matter: The Killing of Ahmaud Arbery and Anti-Black vigilantism

On May 7 2020, a white former police officer, Gregory McMichael, and his son, Travis McMichael, were arrested in Brunswick, Georgia and charged with murder in the shooting death of

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The Mozambican Conflict: Cabo Delgado’s Civil War

In May 2018, a group of 10 people, including children, were beheaded in the Montane village of Mozambique. The preparators behind this violence? An Islamist group known as Jamaat Ansar

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Cutting Up Traditions: FGM Criminalised in Sudan

Every year, big and small steps are taken in an effort to improve the quality of life of the world’s citizens in order to secure that their human rights are

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The Pope and the Catholic Church: Possibility for Change?

What does it mean to be Pope? There are both very short and perplexingly complex answers to this question. The Pope, also known as the Supreme Pontiff or the  Roman

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Soft Power of Stone: Defending the Narrative of the Great Patriotic War

The statue of marshal Ivan Stepanovich Konev on Prague’s International Brigades’ Square has been a source of controversy for several years. Installed in May 1980 to commemorate the 35th anniversary

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A milestone for international law; Germany opens first war crime trials against the Syrian regime

It was the first of October 1945 mere months after the Second World War had ended that the allied forces came together in the German city of Nuremberg to write

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