Protests for environmental protection

November 15, 2022 0 Comments

The birth of a new phenomenon Environmental movements in several European countries recently have held unusual forms of protest pointing to the alarming situation caused by global pollution, warming, and the exponential increase in the emission of harmful gases. To demonstrate the gravity of the problem, they used an unusual form of protest by destroying …

Diplomacy in a parental abduction case and the interests of the child

November 14, 2022 2 Comments

On 29 September 2016, a two-year-old girl called Insiya, was kidnapped and taken from her mother in the Netherlands. The kidnapping was violently carried out by three men who took Insiya from her grandmother’s house in Amsterdam after her mother had just left the house. She was taken to her father, who then smuggled her …

Post-Soviet Tensions in the South Caucasus: Armenian-Azerbaijani Dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh

November 13, 2022 0 Comments

The latest flare-up of tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan in September 2022 has raised concerns about Nagorno-Karabakh, a region over which claim both countries hold a decades-long dispute. International worries about the escalation of the longest post-soviet South Caucasus conflict seem to be related to Russia’s apparent backtracking at war with Ukraine and the crucial …

The Taiwan Issue: An unbridgeable gap in Sino-US relations?

August 30, 2022 0 Comments

The latest visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan has flared old tensions not only held between China and Taiwan but also between China and the US. The problematic nature of Sino-US relations has a much deeper background than some think, and the possibilities of easing tensions appear complicated due to the profound …

Gaza on the Brink of Collapse under the invisible Hand of the U.S.- Israel Tandem

August 15, 2022 0 Comments

In the last few weeks, the long-standing conflict between Israel and Palestine has been marked by increased tensions once again. After decades of blockade leading to economic collapse and lack of humanitarian resources, the situation in the Gaza Strip begins to appear unbearable, the region usually being referred to as ‘the world’s largest open-air prison’. …

NATO 2022 Summit: A step backward in Conflict Management Strategies?

July 19, 2022 0 Comments

The current conflict in Ukraine has been one of the main topics addressed at the 2022 NATO Summit. The organization’s conclusions on how to approach the conflict left unresolved questions regarding the nature of international conflict management strategies. This article aims to relate NATO strategies toward Russia’s aggression with the “Security Dilemma”, and to explain …