Three years ago, there were 10,000 Roma living in Germany. Today, there are only 7,000 left. Out of the approximately 2,500 who returned to Kosovo…View More Europe’s Forgotten Citizens
The conflict in Syria is not a civil war, but a revolution, argues Syrian activist Hind Kabawat in this poignant interview. Speaking from a refugee camp in Turkey home to thousands of displaced Syrians, Hind offers a first hand account of the devastation the conflict has visited on her country, and what can be done to end it.
– Liliane Stadler
Attending the Open Forum at Davos at the time of the World Economic Forum has become almost a habitual aspect of my winter break these…View More Davos 2014: “Long-Term Vision”
“We’ve never had a crisis like this one,” says Paolo Bernasconi of the University of St. Gallen. “For fifty years, Swiss bankers have lived by…View More Swiss Banking Secrecy: The Beginning of the End
“Do we do enough? Difficult to say. I think we are doing the right thing.” Anders Zeijlon of the World Bank discusses the complex relationship…View More Interview: Mr. Zeijlon of the World Bank on Human Rights and Development
De jure, François Hollande is the most powerful man in France. De jure, he also enjoys the support of the socialist majority in the National…View More La Crise: France and François Hollande
Kenneth Waltz, one of the most prominent theorists of international relations of the post-war period, passed away earlier this week, aged 88. Waltz is known…View More Kenneth Waltz: 1924-2013
NATO is in crisis today. In an interview with the St Andrews Foreign Affairs Review conducted at Sciences Po, Paris, on Aril 12, Olivier Kempf…View More NATO in the 21st Century
“Today, we live in a world where a man has more chances to be judged if he kills only one person than if he kills…View More The Politics of International Criminal Law
Why Davos? Because apparently in Davos, according to the founder and executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Klaus Schwab “people are moved out of ze daily patterns”. But are they, now? This year’s 43rd Annual Meeting was dedicated to the theme of “Resilient Dynamics” which seems to imply adherence to the conventional practice or “pattern”, rather than the beginning of a new one.View More Davos 2013: Resilient Dynamics…?
As far as conventional wisdom goes, the Mafia has disappeared from the criminal underground of the United States. But has it? In 1963, Joseph Valachi…View More “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse”
The Kyoto Protocol was the product of the third Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It committed…View More The End of Kyoto