A ‘frozen conflict’ in action
Notwithstanding what is written in the history textbooks on the Korean War, technically, the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea are still at war. In AprilRead More
The second space race; increasing interests in an anarchical ‘world’
A week ago, the American space company SpaceX launched another 22 of its Starlink satellites, aiming to complete a global internet coverage by placing mass-produced small satellites into low earthRead More
“His moral and spiritual tradition has disintegrated, and he is now paying the price for this break-up in worldwide disorientation and dissociation.” It was 1964 when Philosopher Carl Jung publishedRead More
God Save the King (From Protesters)!
Last weekend, we witnessed a rather unique historic event: The coronation of Charles III, King of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms. The ceremony was characterized by extravagantRead More
Will we work until we die?
Over the span of two months, French demonstrators have taken to the streets to demand a recall of the government’s pension reform, which raises the retirement age from 62 toRead More
Did You See the TikTok about Macron?
Do we need to be fluent in memes to keep up with political discourse? Cheese, bread and food in general – the French might be experts in cuisine but whatRead More
Saudi Arabia and Iran Friends Again?
The changing geopolitical dynamic in the Middle East and China’s growing influence in the region March 10th, 2023 marked a momentous occasion wherein China brokered a deal between Iran andRead More
Who has the power to t/sell the truth?
How influential leaders bend the rules to their personal advantage… It isn’t everyday that the leader, or in this case former leader, of a nation starts a social media frenzyRead More
Hiding in plain sight
Is the modern media landscape undermining our ability to detect and punish malicious leaders? “You can fool part of the people some of the time, you can fool some ofRead More
Microchip politics: A call for growing Chinese dependence on the free world
The Dutch government is giving in to US pressure and will introduce further export restrictions for high-end chip manufacturing machines destined to go to China. Hereby recognizing the security threatRead More