The Turkish President Erdoğan is increasingly under the international spotlight with his controversial and overtly anti-western speeches. It appears that the West is losing its so-called “secular partner” in the Middles East…
When thinking of a typical Bollywood love film, an image of people singing and dancing comes to mind. The story is usually something along the lines of: guy meets girl from another caste, they fall in love, the parents disapprove, but in the end, their parents change their mind and a big wedding takes place. All with a lot of singing and dancing in between, of course. But there cannot be a happy ending for everyone. The reality is often much more cynical.
Tim Foxley, a British Afghanistan political and military analyst told us what he thought would be the future of Afghanistan after the withdrawal of most Western troops and which role PMCs would play.
Europe is struggling with the current migrant influx and working hard to keep people from reaching its borders. To solve this problem, there needs to be more than an efficient immigration framework – a change in attitude
In Australia, the history wars keep raging on all fronts from politics to the public sphere, and frommedia to academia. Many of the blemishes of the continent’s indigenous history have been revealed and admitted to, but the debate over Australia’s silent genocide remains one of the fiercest battles.
An unprecedented number of Syrian refugees are heading to Lebanon for refuge. As Lebanon struggles to keep up with refugee needs, providing schooling is one of the challenges the government is faced with.
Being above the clouds after climbing for days is an accomplishment. That feeling of being above everything. But, are you really above everything? What about the people that are living in the village just underneath you? What about the carriers and the guides who helped you get there?
North Korea initiating widespread democratic and market reforms would be welcomed by the international community. But getting the country onto this path may be much more complicated for many parties than it may seem at first.
Development work is a popular gap year employment for young people; however, there are many things that need to be considered. UF guest speaker Petter Gustafsson works in the field and shares his insights.