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Saudi king’s “Clash of Civilizations, convergence with Indonesia's hypocrisy and opportunism

Saudi king’s “Clash of Civilizations, convergence with Indonesia's hypocrisy and opportunism Sun, 02 Apr, 2017

When my older sister who lives in Germany came to Indonesia recently, we gave her the royal treatment. Well, she’s family after all, and had not visited in 12 years.
All breaking beds of our most favoured aggressor.

All breaking beds of our most favoured aggressor. Mon, 13 Mar, 2017

2017 will be a challenging year for Saudi Arabia, who is losing its leadership in the Middle East and faces looming economic challenges stemming from low oil prices.  

Bosnian precariat, militaristic world images and media cynicism Mon, 13 Mar, 2017

Fascism is in full sweep around us. Writing about the ruins that left behind it, is the task of our time. Maybe it is the most important task, because we must not remain silent! Disaster of (human) policy is in practice, but we are hardly surprised.
Decriminalize Victims, please

Decriminalize Victims, please Mon, 20 Feb, 2017

The 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees is a key document that defines the term ‘refugee’, outlines rights for refugees, and keeps States accountable for their actions.
Human Misery monetized

Human Misery monetized Mon, 20 Feb, 2017

While the new cold war is taking its momentum, the world community is gradually forgetting other pressing issues; such as human rights, right to labor, human dignity and respect. 

Big data and the Future of Democracy Sun, 12 Feb, 2017

“Aegean theater of the Antique Greece was the place of astonishing revelations and intellectual excellence – a remarkable density and proximity, not surpassed up to our age.
Brexit – Pakistanization finally comes home

Brexit – Pakistanization finally comes home Sun, 01 Jan, 2017

Ever since the end of the WWI, and especially since the end of the WWII, the UK official foreign policy line was nearly always the same, imperial - partition and division.
Why is Europe able to manage its decline, while Asia is (still) unable to capitalize (on) its successes

Why is Europe able to manage its decline, while Asia is (still) unable to capitalize (on) its successes Tue, 27 Dec, 2016

How to draw the line between the recent and still unsettled EU/EURO crisis and Asia’s success story? Well, it might be easier than it seems: Neither Europe nor Asia has any alternative. 

The Diplomacy of Donald J. Trump Tue, 27 Dec, 2016

Those of us who appreciate the unconventional have to have second thoughts after watching Donald J. Trump in action.  All the more so when it comes to the conduct of foreign affairs, in which Mr. Trump is a novice. 

The Role of Europe in the Balkan region's geopolitical crossing Sat, 03 Dec, 2016

Geopolitics, the study of how spatial dimension impacts on and affects states' politics, may offer an important contribution to analysing strategies suited to developing rail infrastructures beween Italy and the Balkans. 
The Sino-US relations – Recalibration or Repetition?

The Sino-US relations – Recalibration or Repetition? Thu, 17 Nov, 2016

“The Chinese grab for fossil fuels or its military competition for naval control is not a challenge but rather a boost for the US Asia-Pacific –even an overall– posture.
(UN)EXPECTED PRESIDENT

(UN)EXPECTED PRESIDENT Tue, 15 Nov, 2016

Shock! Disbelief! Total surprise! Those media (and politicians) who have in the preceding election campaign totally uncritically, but systematically supported Hillary Clinton,
The Trump Train is already heading towards Europe

The Trump Train is already heading towards Europe Tue, 15 Nov, 2016

The “Trump Train” (once a Twitter hashtag and then a successful metaphor of the assertive, and to date unstoppable, reform wind blown by Donald Trump) is finally arrived at the White House. 

Multiculturalism is dead? Not quite yet Sat, 05 Nov, 2016

Multicultural approaches and policies vary widely all over the world, ranging from the advocacy of equal respect to the various cultures in a society, to a policy of promoting the maintenance of cultural diversity,

Let’s Reduce the U.S. Nuclear Arsenal Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

At present, nuclear disarmament seems to have ground to a halt.  Nine nations have a total of approximately 15,500 nuclear warheads in their arsenals

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