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Energy Security of the European Union: Current Challenges and the Road Ahead

Since the inception of modern international relations, natural resources have been of noteworthy significance to the power structure of the international system of states....
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Fight Against COVID-19: Mutual Lessons for India and Russia

Have India and Russia emerged as two of the largest countries that have handled the ongoing pandemic in a better way despite sharing land...
Ursula von der Leyen

Europe Must Gain Strategic Autonomy to Exert Influence on the Global Stage

At a time of fraying transatlantic ties and deepening great-power competition, Europe must aspire to build its strategic autonomy.  As Europe takes tentative steps to...
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Corona Bonds and the Weakening European Solidarity

The coronavirus outbreak in Europe is testing EU’s solidarity which was already challenged not so long ago by the 2008-09 economic crisis, the 2014...
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Dark Days for European Democracy Post-Coronavirus

Liberal democracies do not do well after major crises. Fratricide and totalitarianism haunted Europe after the economic collapse of 1929. Trumpism in America and...
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Transatlantic Relations in Crisis: Huawei Gets Partial Access in European 5G Networks

The recent news of the London School of Economics (LSE) being  in talks with Chinese tech giant Huawei for funding (to the tune of...

Germany and the Huawei Dilemma

In a recent interview given to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer spoke against banning Huawei from building Germany’s 5G network. The...
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The Brexit Election Q and A

With Brexit on hold and a new General Election kicking off, now is a good time to take stock of the political situation in...
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Rallies and Riots, the New Normal in Catalonia

After two years of tense calm, on Monday 14th of October the Spanish Supreme Court found the former pro-independence Catalan leaders guilty of sedition. Since then,...