NATO – Defensive or Offensive?

NATO’s Military Buildup Near the Russian Border By Alexandra Voinescu The European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) operation is incorporated in the North Atlantic Council’s agenda. The EPAA constitutes of Ballistic Missile Defenses

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Sanctions vs. Sanctions: Poking the Bear?

Poke a bear and he pokes you back. Putin raises his shoulders about Russia’s renewed sanctions against the West: “The government turned to me with an appeal,” he claims. Well

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Move over the Donbass, new fault lines are in sight.

With the conflict in Eastern Ukraine lingering on into a ceasefire that does not really live up to its name, the international community should nevertheless take a broader view. As

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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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Into the Deep Web: The Silk Road Marketplace

Hello again, Last week we took at look at the basics of the Deep Web, how it worked and how you can get access. But other than hiding your radical

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Rest in Peace Tomas Young

Monday, the 10th of November 2014, Tomas Young, an American Iraq war veteran, died at the age of 34 years. The death of Young Tomas is the death of a

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A Voice for Tolerance, a Voice for Hope

Northern Syria is surely not a place that produces much good news at the moment. The Syrian civil war is in its fourth year, the advance of the Islamic State

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Interview with Siruan H. Hossein

Below you can find the original questions that we asked to Mr Hossein, founder of ARTA FM, and his responses, in their exact wording. Also check out the article, here.

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Is the Enemy of your Enemy in Fact your Friend?

Sometimes the art of international relations is paraphrased into truisms. One famous example is that ‘the enemy of your enemy is your friend’. As it is publicly known that India shares

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Caught Between the Great Powers: Azerbaijan

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the peculiar Republic of Azerbaijan has risen out of Russia’s shadow and has increasingly been entering the world stage. This oil-rich state finds

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