SYRIA: HUMAN RIGHTS WHEN NEEDED
In 2014, a man called “Caesar” goes to Washington and meets the Republican senator John McCain and the former US ambassador at the United Nations Samantha Power. “Caesar”, who still uses this pseudonym to avoid reprisals against his family...
GLOBALIZATION: ITS EVOLUTION, ITS CONTRADICTIONS
Our globalized society lives in a world where information travels at the speed of light, where the internet puts people across the globe in touch, and where causes and effects immediately interact no matter where they are taking place. Communication networks have taken over maritime and land routes...
KOSOVO AND THE BALCANS: A FERTILE GROUND FOR ISLAMIC TERRORISM
We are often inclined to think that
Islamic terrorism stems from the Middle East, and from there to
elsewhere across the world, including Europe. But if we take a closer
look at the past 25 years, it is in the Balkans that the sectarian
violence between muslims and christians, be they catholic or
orthodox, has been concentrated. In fact, the bloody aftermath of the
dissolution of former Yugoslavia and the path to independence of the
States that were once part of the communist country was both an
ethnic and religious conflict. Now independent countries like
Bosnia-Herzegovina have a predominant muslim population – over 50%
– while relevant Islamic minority groups are also present in
Macedonia (40%) and Montenegro (20%)...