The most accurate thesis explaining Russia’s posturing is the necessity to build new and diversified coalitions of domestic support for Vladimir Putin.
Monthly Archives: March 2015
In Nigeria’s war against Boko Haram, the truth about terrorism is often obscured by Western liberal narratives of “terror”—who commits it, who is victimized by it, and what it looks like. While Boko Haram is certainly a terrorist group, the lived experience of terror in Nigeria is not uniform.Read more
Reactions to terrorist attack in Tunis show courage, yet fear of curtailing of civil libertiesRead more
It is not a stretch to assume that being a journalist for a non-state approved publication, or working for the opposition may be some of the deadliest jobs in Russia.Read more
Resetting European Policy towards the South: Why the European Neighbourhood Policy Review Needs to Address the Essential Questions
While initially aimed at building a “ring of friends” through its Neighbourhood Policy, the past year in particular has revealed severe limitations and shortcomings of EU foreign policy towards its surrounding regions.Read more