logo

Analytics

Sailing Away from Europe: Tusk, Trump, and the Battle for Rimland
10/23/2018

Sailing Away from Europe: Tusk, Trump, and the Battle for Rimland

Tusk painted a picture of the European Union, which he called “the most beautiful political undertaking in Europe’s history”, besieged on all sides
Murder of the global interest
10/22/2018

Murder of the global interest

Saudi Arabia acknowledged that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was indeed killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.  The suspects already have been identified - 18 intelligence officers, who allegedly acted independently without communication with the authorities of Saudi Arabia.
Tanker Insurance Cancellations threaten Iranian energy sector
10/20/2018

Tanker Insurance Cancellations threaten Iranian energy sector

The US’ withdrawal from the JCPOA and declaration of a new set of sanctions has been hard to swallow for those planning Iran’s energy sector, as they had been relying on the deal as a means of revivifying Iran’s oil and gas production capacity
Argentina and the UK: The conflict and diplomacy of the Islas Malvinas
10/20/2018

Argentina and the UK: The conflict and diplomacy of the Islas Malvinas

The Islas Malvinas (The Falkland Islands in Spanish) were a Spanish overseas territory, disputed by the United Kingdom in the late eighteenth century during its period of imperial expansion.
White problems: Privilege theory supplants human rights
10/19/2018

White problems: Privilege theory supplants human rights

“White privilege” refers to a whole constellation of extralegal, unearned, at times invisible benefits conferred to people by virtue of their whiteness. Philosophy Professor Shannon Sullivan and others made the attempt to move the discussion to “white priority,”
Erdogan in Budapest: standard “Orbánian” diplomacy
10/18/2018

Erdogan in Budapest: standard “Orbánian” diplomacy

On Monday, October 8, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Budapest. Of course, the meeting of two illiberal leaders provoked hysteria among the powerless liberals who oppose them. Hungarian MPs of a party credited with 1% support displayed a banner at parliament denouncing the new “dictators”, Putin, Erdogan and Orbán
​​Khashoggi`s case:  The most frightening versions of the journalist’s disappearance
10/17/2018

​​Khashoggi`s case:  The most frightening versions of the journalist’s disappearance

On the morning of October 2nd, the famous Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, together with his fiance, a Turkish woman named HaticeСengiz, came to Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul.
The Challenges and Opportunities of Iranian LNG Projects
10/17/2018

The Challenges and Opportunities of Iranian LNG Projects

Over the past few decades, the share of natural gas in the global fuel basket has grown considerably. All predictions point to gas becoming the largest source of energy in the world, reaching over 28% by 2035. At present, countries such as US, Russia, Australia have made huge investments aiming to take a higher share of the LNG market.
The mystery of Jamal Khashoggi – who sought the death of the Saudi journalist?
10/16/2018

The mystery of Jamal Khashoggi – who sought the death of the Saudi journalist?

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared on October 2 after visiting the general consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul. Turkish investigators believe that Khashoggi was killed by Riyadh for criticizing the authorities of Saudi Arabia in the press.
Great Wars: Passé for the USA?
10/16/2018

Great Wars: Passé for the USA?

While militarism is prevalent across US society, the idea of a new, big confrontation between superpowers seems quite unrealistic for contemporary America.
LOAD MORE