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By Karlijn Arts Back in 1945, during and shortly after the conferences which established the UN, Hans Morgenthau was critical about the creation of this major institution. He foresaw two major obstacles in the formation and functioning of the UN as a unifying, peace- and security keeping...

By Quint Hoekstra - NATO is in desperate need of a strategy. For decades it has been accused of being a military alliance without an enemy but now that it has a clear adversary in Russia it lacks a coherent plan to confront it. Indeed, ever since...

By Iñigo Alexander European politics seems to be at boiling point at the moment. The political turmoil in the United Kingdom following their departure from the European Union and the subsequent resignation of Leave campaigners such as UKIP's Nigel Farage has brought about an unprecedented political...

By Dana Cohen International media coverage of the American primary elections is largely focused on Republican candidate Donald Trump. The bouts of personal name-calling and even comparing of penis size between candidates before all but Trump decided to forfeit were there for all to...

Het is de gebeurtenis waar de hele wereld naar uitkijkt. Eén keer in de vier jaar vindt de grootste race ter wereld plaats. Locatie: de Verenigde Staten. Op 8 november as. mogen miljoenen Amerikanen op het stembiljet een kruisje zetten bij hun favoriete kandidaat. De primaries zijn zo...

By Daniël Stuke With the announced shutdown of two additional coal power plants last week, it seems the Netherlands is finally stepping up its efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Sadly, the measure comes a couple decades too late: recent estimates predict the rise in average global...