November 23, 2017

Tag Archives: France

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What Europe Can Do for The Western Balkans

It is high time for the EU to move beyond ‘stabilocracy’ and stand up to ethnic nationalist kleptocrat political leaders. Read More »

Paris Attacks: The View From Counterterror’s Front Lines

Veteran European law enforcement officials, one of them Muslim, reflect on the roots of the Paris attacks, the tense aftermath and the debate about the effectiveness of counterterror forces. Read More »

Don’t Give ISIL the Islamophobia it Wants

Destruction of the “gray zone” — the space in which one can be both Muslim and Western, or Muslim and democratic — is the very purpose of ISIL and its ilk. Therefore, Europeans would be giving these terrorists a great service if they help destroy that gray zone, by following their own far-right. Read More »

India: The Key is Technology, Not Money

If self-reliance in defense is India's stated goal, FDI is no solution. India must apply the same tools it did so successfully in space and nuclear science to acquire and develop military technology, argues one analyst. Read More »

The Big Omission in Netanyahu’s Address to Congress

Even though the Israeli Prime Minister slammed the emerging nuclear deal with Iran, he failed to offer any alternatives for ensuring that Tehran does not obtain nuclear weapons. Read More »

Czech Republic Looks to EU Members on Immigration

In Central Europe the debate about immigration and the integration of minorities, especially of Muslim communities, into society is still in its infancy. Read More »

Putting a Price-Tag on Inequality

America’s most typical adults would be three-times richer if the United States distributed wealth as equally as France does. Read More »

Europe’s Coming Battle

Forget the false frame of the West versus Islam. It’s not historically or conceptually accurate, and the two are basically on the same side against the crimes of al-Qaeda and the Islamic State. The real battle is over the soul of Europe. And the far right is rallying like it’s 1099. Read More »

Paris Terrorist Attack is Europe’s 9/11

The Paris attack is touching the nerves of European politicians, as if to test their patience and maturity regarding Muslim communities in their countries. The attack could antagonize the European stance regarding not only the radical Islamist groups, but also all Islamic communities, even in their own countries. Read More »

Pakistan Has World’s Fastest-growing Nuclear Program

A new reports by a leading U.S. think tank warns that unresolved territorial disputes, cross-border terrorism, and growing nuclear arsenals are threatening South Asia’s strategic nuclear stability. It notes that Pakistan has the fastest-growing nuclear program in the world. Read More »