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This new book takes an in depth look at the the Allies relations with the northern territory of Italy, the Italian Social Republic, under the control of the German and Italian fascists during World War II; supporting the "pragmatic diplomacy" of the west, at a time when Allied troops occupied the country. ...More
Operation Atalanta is the name given to the current EU military operation around the Horn of Africa, dealing with the Somali crisis. This paper analyzes the change in global perceptions of the military power of the EU by assessing the mission's impact. ...More
Jean Pierre Schaeken Willemaers:
The issue of climate change was politicized decades ago and has lost its purely scientific character in the service of ideological, political and economic aims. For the past 10 to 15 years, emotions and feelings appear to be progressively taking precedence over science. ...More
Jean Pierre Schaeken Willemaers:
Differing European and American approaches towards China have often caused tensions. This thesis examines transatlantic diplomatic developments surrounding growing Sino-European links in the strategic high-tech sector. Defence and aerospace are focused on in particular. ...More
John Paul Jarrard:
Kissinger's observation that "Germany is too big for Europe yet too small for the world" made sense in the past when military might dictated world standing. Yet, today this view has been made redundant as international institutions and trade dictate power distribution. ...More
There is intense debate among political leaders and government officials in Washington and Brussels on how to handle the Muslim Brotherhood (MB). A strategy of engaging the MB has recently been gaining currency. ...More
It is popularly believed that neoliberalism and globalization go hand in and are detrimental to the power of the State. Indeed, globalization appears as the very enemy of the State, by undermining its democratic capabilities. Nevertheless, both the State and globalization share a symbiotic relationship- they both require each other for survival.
Abdalhadi (Hadi Abdalhadi) Alijla:
Israeli PM Netanyahu has presented the new idea of settling the Arab-Israel conflict with "economic peace". However, with Israel’s current occupation of the Palestinian lands and the constant deterioration of life and property in Palestine, the notion of economic peace seems to be a far cry. ...More
A group of NATO experts has listed Asia as a potential future threat zone with problems such as WMD, terrorist attacks, cyber assaults and illegal disruption of energy and maritime supply links. These challenges can be dealt with by enhancing existing partnerships. ...More
Christopher Lee Davis:
The following analysis provides an assessment of the current capabilities as well as recommendations to improve the efficiency and credibility of the NATO Alliance. Short term answers are no longer sufficient; the Alliance must plan for the future and take the necessary measures to remain relevant. ...More