Tag Archives: Europe

Pressure Grows on Africa to Take Back its Migrants

Europe’s focus on returns risks destabilizing receiving countries and aggravating the root causes of migration.

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The Emigration Election: Why the EU is Not Like America

Migration is not the defining issue for most Europeans. As they head to the polls, concerns about the economy and climate change often have higher or equal salience.

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Eurasian Real Politik

As a concept Eurasianism encourages prevalence of regional relations over distanced ones, the SCO platform holds a promise for stability and options for negotiated resolution of crises for both Pakistan and India.

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Four Things to Know Ahead of the NATO Summit

ECFR experts pick out four main topics to pay attention to ahead of the NATO Summit in Brussels.

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Europe and the Middle East Are Both on the Verge of Unraveling

From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?

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Asia And The Threat to Global Economic Security

While it is true that US engagement in Asia was never going to be secured or defined by the TPP but by broader US economic and political interests, those longstanding US interests in Asia are now also being tested by President Trump.

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Is Spain About to Break Up?

Spain's Catalonia region votes for independence this fall. For some, it's a referendum on austerity policies that have crippled economies all over Europe.

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Russia in Libya: War or Peace?

Europe must use its diplomatic leverage to ensure that increased Russian involvement does not come at the cost of further destabilization on Europe’s southern border.

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Europe: Lessons for the Left

The parties of the European Left have still to establish clear positions on the nativist vs internationalist debate that defines contemporary politics.

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Pakistan: Copycats and Fragging

Pakistan has the largest number of banned terrorist organizations in the world. How do they still manage to remain active under new names? This could not be possible without political patronage! While terrorist violence has abated, the stated anti-terror policy must be implemented in full and in all sincerity to ensure Pakistan’s future.

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