14.06.2022
Bosnia-Herzegovina: The Power of Discovering Our Shared Humanity

Bringing young people together is only half the battle; overcoming binary and prejudiced thinking also requires openness and positive feelings towards other groups.

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04.05.2022
Where Are the Ukrainian Women?

Gendered narratives overlook the vital role women are playing in the resistance to the war.

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25.02.2022
“This has the hallmarks of Afghanistan in 1979 or Iraq in 2003”

We spoke to a Russia expert about Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine and what comes next.

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24.02.2022
Editorial: The Invasion of Ukraine is a Wake-up Call

Solidarity with the Ukrainian people in the face of foreign invasion must guide the response.

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06.02.2020
Ukraine and EU: the Politics of Changing Generations

An analysis of the Zelensky presidency and Ukraine’s recent relationship with the EU and NATO.

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28.03.2019
The New Logic of Warfare

What does warfare look like in an era of globalisation and new technologies?

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10.12.2015
The Paris Terrorist Attacks: A Certain Ideal of Political Communication

“France is at war,” declared the French President, François Hollande, in front of the Congress of the French Parliament on 16th November 2015. He was using the same words as Le Monde on 14th November and Manuel Valls the same evening on TF1 television news. The Prime Minister then said that Islamic State (IS) would lose the struggle, but he admitted that it was only just beginning.

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01.03.2015
Pacifism, Non-Violence and International Law – Green Parties and the Use of Force

Traditional theoretical approaches to conflicts are inoperative.

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01.03.2015
Wars Will Never End Wars – Thoughts on the Kurds’ Fight Against ISIS

The Kurds have conducted a remarkable democratic experiment in the north of Syria: Their “Canton-based Democratic Autonomy” is a pursuit of freedom, justice, dignity and democracy led by principles of equality and environmental sustainability. Nevertheless, protecting this area with weapons and the blood of martyrs shouldn’t be applauded.

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27.03.2014
Belgian Repressed Memories

Our understanding of our great history is compiled not only through our reading but also through the recounting of family stories. The commemoration of 1914 offers us the opportunity to reflect on the war, on the possibility for forgiveness, and on our responsibilities in the present.

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