“The road to power is paved with hypocrisy, and casualties.”   – Frank Underwood

Finally, today is the day of the release of the third season of the so far very successful political thriller and drama series House of Cards. In the third season we can

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BOOK REVIEW: Hard Choices by Hillary Clinton

  Hillary Clinton’s autobiography on her experiences as American Secretary of State under President Obama can primarily be characterized as patriotic and a political work in preparation for Clinton’s second

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Semester Abroad: A Little Taste of Expat Life

About seven months ago I was waiting in line at Schiphol Airport, jumping around like a little kid seeing a puppy for the first time. This very moment was what

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Re-Assessing the Balance of Power

In keeping with our heritage and principles, we do not use our strength to press for unilateral advantage. We seek instead to create a balance of power that favors human

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Into the Deep Web 102: Building on Bitcoin

A more in-depth article today. After looking at the surface of selling and buying on the Deep-Web, let us move away from the nefarious and dark place that it is

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A Wind of Change Coming Up in Europe: Greece and Spain Turning Left?

The victory of radical-left party Syriza in Greece appears to have driven fresh wind in the sails of left-parties across Europe. This makes centre-right head of governments throughout Europe now

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Never forget

While we are commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, it is time to ask what the Holocaust means for young Germans today. How can

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Ideology matters?!?

What we experience in Europe is the emergence of smaller parties. Some of them extremist right or left-wing others with a core topic but without a homogenous ideological direction. However,

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