North Americans seem to have no problem considering Europe as one, well-oiled, unified whole. So why don’t Europeans? Especially given the impending European elections, why don’t people care more about the EU? Something considerably fundamental… [Read more]
Month: March 2019
The crisis of parliamentarism as an opportunity for the political participation of young people
With power eroding from the core, more and more citizens are turning to extra-parliamentary practices in order to influence change in a country. Julia Gundlach and Fabian Kunkel outline examples of these practices in Germany,… [Read more]
The pathway to peace: an Interview with H.E. Mr. José Ramos-Horta, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Timor-Leste
In cooperation with the Hertie International Development Club, Omer Ali and Rachana Kanakagiri, interviewed H.E. Mr. José Ramos-Horta, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Timor Leste. Mr. José Ramos-Horta recently delivered a keynote… [Read more]
From Nadal to Neymar — Saudi Arabia’s contentious strategy of sports diplomacy
Facing an international public relations crisis following the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia is leaning on a few famous athletes to help soften its image. MIA student James Gahee looks at how the… [Read more]
Space Force: How Dumb is it Really?
Should we take a moment to think before we dismiss the idea of a space force? MIA student Paige Higbie makes a case for considering Trump’s touting of space armament This article is part of a two part series on Space Militarisation Back in… [Read more]
A Space Force as a Force for Peace?
As the militarisation of space rises to the forefront of US defence plans, an understanding of what this would entail and mean for the world’s major players becomes necessary. MIA student Zach Larkin lays out… [Read more]