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…
Month: December 2014
Love Commandos: Fighters for Love
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.
Afghanistan and Private Military Companies: Interview with Tim Foxley
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.
Fortress Europe – or the Border of Hypocrisy
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
The Shame of the G-Word
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.