Meritocracy as Principle of Justice

Written by Mehmet Sadik Bektas Abstract One of the American philosophers, John Rawls presents an understanding of justice through a liberal viewpoint. Principally, his practical method of truth and thesis, the veil of ignorance, allows fairness to become one of… Continue Reading →

The Great Realignment: Who will own the cosmopolitan side of the debate?

Written by Juuso Järviniemi Disclaimer: This article has already been published with The New Federalist. You can find it here. Many say that the great Western political conflict of the 21st century won’t be over economic redistribution, but between cosmopolitanism and… Continue Reading →

Hypersonic Weapons: A modern fictional reality or the subversion of 20th Century international security strategy paradigms?

Written by Hannah Brandt, Deputy Editor In the 1996 successful big picture movie Eraser, U.S. Marshal John “Eraser” Kruger, impersonated by Arnold Schwarzenegger, heroically stops a select cabal of shady white men to get rich through illegal weapons’ sales (Andress,… Continue Reading →

It wasn’t Us, it was the EU!

Written by Elodie Arpa, Ambassador to Austria “The European Union is the perfect scapegoat”. National politicians travel to Brussels to vote on legislative proposals of the European Commission. They debate these proposals and modify them. To enact a law, a… Continue Reading →

The Unwanted Truth: The role of history and international relations as antidotes to a false migration rhetoric

Written by Riccardo Vinci No matter the newspaper one is reading, no matter the news broadcast one might be watching on TV, the topic of immigration is likely to be found. At first glance, immigration may be deemed a relatively recent… Continue Reading →

25 Years of Eurasian Integration: Success or failure? (Part I)

Written by Dmitry Erokhin On March 29th 1994, in the walls of Moscow State University, the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, created the idea of a new association: the Eurasian Union (“Lecture by the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at Moscow… Continue Reading →

May: Brussels Briefing

Written by Giacomo Migliore Following a non-decisive solution for Brexit, we saw a big delegation from China in Italy, Monaco, and France. In the meantime, political parties and politicians across the continent are making the last preparations ahead of the European… Continue Reading →

The Role of Non-State Actors in EU Cybersecurity Policy : Towards a Cyber-Resilient Europe (Part 2)

Written by Adriana Mara Click here to read Part 1 Introduction As established in the first part of this article cybersecurity constitutes a particular challenge for the EU due to the unique structure of threats and responsibilities. Indeed, as cybersecurity… Continue Reading →

Can Europe Defend Itself?

Written by Elodie Arpa, EST Ambassador to Austria The United States have left the INF-treaty and let the arms race of the cold war repeat itself. In the Middle East surrogate conflicts cause starvation, destruction and millions of deaths. The… Continue Reading →

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