International Governance: balancing inclusion and efficiency

The UN Security Council’s resolutions have not succeeded to stop North Korea’s nuclear program. All over the world, refugees have... full story


Africa's rapid urbanization can drive industrialization

A United Nations report out Thursday makes concrete recommendations on how the right African policy framework can harness the continent's... full story

Green Planet

Cutting greenhouse gases, reducing disaster risk, vital for sustainable development

A new United Nations report has underscored the importance of a “risk-informed” approach to sustainable development and called for integrating... full story


Will Family Held Hostage by the Taliban Ever Recover?

Coleman endured rape, the murder of her first child, and a terrifying rescue. A psychologist who has talked to hundreds... full story


Long story of Kurz: ‘Austria You will be Macronised’

“There is a claim constantly circulating the EU: ‘multiculturalism is dead in Europe’. Dead or maybe d(r)ead?... That much comes... full story

Eastern Europe

The situation in Ukraine

The conflict between the Russian Federation and the Ukrainian government is the point of greatest tension, but also of EU... full story


Middle East, Oil and Security

In my latest article I mentioned the factors one needs to keep an eye on to track the trajectory of... full story

Middle East

Kurdish battle positions Kurds as US ally against Iran

There may be a silver but risky lining for Kurdish nationalists in their devastating loss of Kirkuk and other cities... full story

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