North Korea

After the US-North Korea summit: Not all quiet on the nuclear front

While the agreement that Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un reached in Singapore de-escalated the situation between the two countries in the immediate term, it...
Legal implications

Transfer of the US Embassy to Jerusalem: Legal implications

The decision of President Donald Trump to implement the US Congress Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995, which transfers the United States Embassy to Jerusalem...
The Korean peace initiative and its failure

All too meteoric: The Korean peace initiative and its failure

It became all too meteoric. First, the North Korean missile test on 27 November 2017, proving in theory, that Pyongyang could nuke Washington, DC...
us embassy to jerusalem?

What will be the impact of the US Embassy’s move to Jerusalem?

A festive opening ceremony of the US Embassy in Jerusalem was held on Monday, 14 May 2018. The transfer of the embassy from Tel...
Campaigners outside the UK treasury highlight the destructive impact of tax havens. (Credit: Enough Food IF/Flickr)

Wealth mobility: Implications for inequality

In recent decades, economic globalisation has led to an increased mobility of financial assets and wealthy individuals across national boundaries.At the same time, income...
The international press had a variety of responses to Trump's victory. (Credit: hadrian/Bigstock)

Is America great again? Trump’s first year in office

One of the most alarming aspects of the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency is how little serious analysis there has been in the...
Ruined by war. Aleppo, June 2017. (Credit: SebDech/Flickr)

Where are US-Russia relations headed?

Paul Saunders: Let me start with Ukraine. The Trump administration recently approved the sale of certain lethal weapons to the Ukrainian government. You are...
Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announce progress in Brexit negotiations, December 2017. (Credit: Tiocfaidh ár lá 1916/Flickr)

The teething problems of a multipolar world order

2017 was a year of historical reflection. Looking back, the revolutionary process initiated in 1917 not only altered the international system’s structure of power...
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Russland gilt für die USA nicht mehr als Gegner – Peter Schulze, Politikexperte

US-Präsident Donald Trump bezeichnet in seiner neuen Sicherheitsstrategie America first“ als Priorität für die Außenpolitik und China und Russland als Rivalen. Politikprofessor Peter W. Schulze...
Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomes Sergey Lavrov at the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council in Germany. Hamburg, December 2016. (Credit: Golden Brown/Bigstock)

Restarting the dialogue for European peace?

EU peace dialogue Anyone who wishes to make a realistic judgment of the chances for a successful, European-led initiative to resolve worldwide geopolitical tensions must...

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