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In late 2019, British Backpackers Magazine, as well as the Conde Nast Traveler, announced Pakistan as one of the “most exciting destinations for tourism in 2020”, particularly for adventurous travelers looking for low cost opportunities. This comes as a surprise for anyone who remembers that...

By Tim Driessen General background of political history Latin America The region we today call Latin America developed into its current form largely during the Colonial Period, with Spain and Portugal as the main actors from 1492 to 1826. Within this timeframe, Spain and Portugal managed to...

By Giles Longley-Cook People have been predicting the imminent end of the Syrian Civil war almost since it started, sometimes rashly, sometimes sensibly until an unexpected development renders their prediction obsolete.  Nonetheless, all but the most deluded Neocons must surely now concede that Syria’s civil war is,...

By Ruşen Koç          As the past decades have been characterized by a growing awareness of the ecological impact of environmental change, scholars have identified several violent consequences linked to the environment. They have identified poverty traps as a result of environmental change and civil conflict.[1] These...

Will the Coronavirus pandemic hasten deglobalisation?  By Emanuel Skoog Humanity is presently facing an international crisis – perhaps the greatest, all-encompassing of our generation [1]. The spread of the Coronavirus globally is alarming, however, not unexpected since globalisation creates universal risks. With travel, finance, commerce, cyber, and other...