At the recent Munich security conference, Angela Merkel once again reiterated her backing for the controversial Nord Stream 2 project. Nord Stream 2 is a…View More Nord Stream 2 – Still the Right Option for EU’s Energy Needs?
The disintegration of the so-called Islamic State since 2015, the decimation of its power structures in Iraq and Syria, the fall of its physical caliphate…View More The Challenges of Returning Foreign Fighters: The European Response(s)
Imagine for a moment you are in an airplane at cruising speed (about 878-926 km/h). That airplane is moving fast. Now imagine something that is…View More Racing Towards the Future of War: Cometh the Hypersonic Missiles
Once immortalized within the writings of Marco Polo, the Silk Road was the center of the ancient and medieval world. It was the beginning of…View More The New Silk Road
Early in his tenure as Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson asserted that the reorganization of USAID and the State Department would be his priority. The…View More Making Aid Great Again: The Restructuring of USAID
The United States’ volatile relationship with Russia is poised to become yet more tense in light of recent reports of anti-gay human rights abuses in…View More A Tense Game of Dominoes: The U.S., Russia, and Chechnya Stalemate
When a bomb ripped through a wagon on the St Petersburg metro at approximately 14.40 on 3 April, a war with terror that had almost…View More St Petersburg Bombing: Government Conspiracy or Islamist Terror?
Tucked between Greece and Serbia and often overshadowed by its larger neighbours, Macedonia has a low media profile. Though it is composed of less than…View More So a Macedonian Prime Minister and an American Billionaire Walk Into a Political Crisis
The proverb about it being better to plead forgiveness rather than ask a question to which you don’t want the answer permission is usually reserved…View More Passport Recognition to Annexation: A Road Already Travelled
It’s tough to keep abreast of the near-constant stream of alarming developments emerging in recent days with regard to the Trump administration and its connections…View More From Russia With Love: The Trump-Russia Connection Analysed
While women’s marches across the world in the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration captured global headlines, another important news story flew under the radar. On…View More Putin’s Impunity and Women’s Pain