Moscow’s refusal to extend the Cooperative Threat Reduction Treaty (CTR) calls into question the future of U.S.-Russian nuclear weapons disarmament efforts. Moscow’s recent announcement that…View More Disarmament Disarmed
At the recent SNP conference Alex Salmond addressed his Party and massed supporters, bombastically stating, “Friends, what a parcel of rogues in a nation. Westminster…View More 2014: A Journey to the Unknown
An Exclusive Interview with EUSR to Kosovo, Samuel Žbogar, on the main issues Kosovo faces on its road to independence. It is 1989 and Yugoslav…View More Kosovo and the Hard Road to Stability
While the rest of the European Union celebrated the honour of receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, the halls of Westminster were conspicuously silent on the…View More Britain: ‘One Nation’ or New European Leader?
“Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”: these are the words uttered proudly by French citizens when asked about French values. While France advocates such strong values, it comes…View More Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité… unless you are Gay
On 27th June 1389, the eve of the most significant battle to the Serbian nationalist psyche, a Serbian prince was faced with a choice: to…View More Ancient Narratives and Modern Conflicts
The “dormant volcano” provides an excellent analogy for the unresolved geopolitical dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the ethnic Armenian enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. This protracted…View More Nagorno-Karabakh: A Sleeping Volcano about to Erupt?
Ethnic identity and regionalism have often been denounced as political nightmares and the devastating driving forces behind appalling ethnic conflicts such as the Bosnian War.…View More A Democratic EU: Strengthening the Regions, Dismantling the Nation States
Great Britain is a country living in the past. One must only take a stroll through London to feel the grip of the magnificent imperial…View More On Euro-scepticism: The case of the UK and Poland
“What the Argentinians have been saying recently, I would argue, is actually far more like colonialism because these people want to remain British and the…View More Law and Disorder: The Never-ending Dispute over the Falkland (Malvinas) Islands
Rumours are running rife around Europe that Silvio Berlusconi will be re-running for Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri next year. The Telegraph reported as recently…View More Bunga Bunga Bounces Back?
Breaking with his predecessor’s hyperactivity and inaugurating a ‘normal presidency’ was one of the central campaign pledges of French Socialist Presidential candidate Francois Hollande. And…View More A Tale of Two Presidents and Two Interventions