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President Obama’s April visit to Turkey won strong praise for reaching out to the Muslim world. He clearly stated that the United States was not at war with Islam, and its involvement in the Middle East is not solely a matter of opposition to a “fringe ideology” promoted by al-Qaeda. America’s engagement would be based […]

Posted by Theodore Couloumbis

President Obama’s April visit to Turkey won strong praise for reaching out to the Muslim world. He clearly stated that the United States was not at war with Islam, and its involvement in the Middle East is not solely a matter of opposition to a “fringe ideology” promoted by al-Qaeda. America’s engagement would be based […]

Posted by Theodore Couloumbis

ELIAMEP: What is China’s current and projected contribution to global emissions?
Prof. Joanna Lewis: Today, looking at energy-related carbon dioxide emissions, which is one of the major sources of greenhouse emissions we care about in contributing to climate change, China Contributes about 25% of global emissions. In terms of projected contribution to global emissions, China’s share […]

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ELIAMEP: One of the most remarkable elements of the EU regime is the well-known “Community method”. This policy-making method combines elements of supranational policy-making and intergovernmental policy-making, with the latter to dominate the legislative process. Through the incremental process, the European Parliament acquires progressively more legislative power (this will be the case if the Lisbon […]

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A question that has arisen during the last months is whether and how irregular migration stocks and flows are affected by the current economic crisis. The current economic and financial crisis is probably yet to reach its highest peak, however a stagnation of economic activity and rising unemployment have been felt by several countries all […]

Posted by Anna Triandafyllidou

Disappointment in the Turkish media is revealed in the last few weeks concerning Turkey’s decision to withdraw its possible veto against Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen becoming NATO’s new secretary general. Erdogan explained the Turkish media that veto was withdrawn since President Obama promised to be the “guarantor” of the Turkish concerns who said […]

Posted by Irmak Ozer

A topical question that has arisen during the last months is whether and how irregular migration stocks and flows are affected by the current economic crisis. The current economic and financial crisis is probably yet to reach its highest peak, however a stagnation of economic activity and rising unemployment have been felt by several countries… » read more

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Reflections on the cinematographic work of George Drivas
By Alexandros Yannis, Associate Professor at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Boston, USA.
Globalisation, our planet being increasingly interactive and borderless, is both a liberating and a tyrannical experience. It is a spectacular story of the human ability to gain freedom and to loose it at the […]

Posted by Alexandros Yannis