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Eurasian Way Out of the European Crisis

I have already written before that having emerged from the Cold War, Europe lost the post-war peace. The continent is on the verge of strategic degradation that may either become a caricature of military-political division into opposing blocs or a time of disquieting uncertainty. The military-political conflict over Ukraine can escalate as well.

Editor's column

Rethinking Global Diplomacy (Op-Ed)

The time may have come to rethink our views on diplomatic and political initiatives


Reaching For Our Revolvers: How a United Europe Defused its Culture and Divided its People

As the Iron Curtain was coming down, Krzysztof Kie?lowski’s Double Life of V?ronique (1991) not only elegantly captured the emotional impact of Europe’s post-war division but also conveyed a brooding angst about the promised “European Union.”

Europe’s Attack on Greek Democracy

The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable result of the bitter endgame playing out between Greece and its creditors.

Strategic Forecasting: The Impersonal Dimension of Intelligence

Strategic forecasting is that portion of intelligence that focuses on events that have broad and fundamental effects on the international system.

What Africa Needs

Africa’s recent strong growth figures allowed to talk about the continent’s “rise” opposed to the previous “hopeless continent rhetoric”.