Politics

Logar quizzed on Western Balkans non-paper, Iran statements

Logar quizzed on Western Balkans non-paper, Iran statements


Presenting Slovenia’s EU presidency priorities in foreign affairs to the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs, Foreign Minist ...
The UK Must Protect Afghanistan’s Chevening Scholars

The UK Must Protect Afghanistan’s Chevening Scholars


On June 1, the UK defense and home secretaries announced that the local staff who worked for the British government in Afghanistan, including many ...
Slovenia takes EU driver’s seat as values questions dominate

Slovenia takes EU driver’s seat as values questions dominate


Slovenia started its six-month stint at the helm of the EU Council on Thursday (1 June) with a program centred on pandemic recovery, the ...
Angela Merkel to take last bow on EU stage

Angela Merkel to take last bow on EU stage


Germany’s Angela Merkel headed Thursday (24 June) into what is expected to be her last EU summit, with admiration from her fellow leaders ...
Tech Giants and the National Security State

Tech Giants and the National Security State


The United States proudly believes in its uniqueness as the one nation in this corrupt world that remains dedicated to the freedom of its citizens. ...
Wokeness Takes On Apartheid

Wokeness Takes On Apartheid


For the news media in the US, ideas have no importance. Only words count. They function as badges of identity. In the 20th century, nutritionists b ...
Biden Builds “Political Capital” With Netanyahu

Biden Builds “Political Capital” With Netanyahu


Though the stale expression “political capital” has become a handy item in every pundit’s vocabulary, there was a time when the financial metaphor ...
The Brief, powered by APPLiA – Passing the rule of law parcel

The Brief, powered by APPLiA – Passing the rule of law parcel


For such a supposedly all–powerful and overbearing institution, the European Commission isn’t half timid sometimes, even when it comes to ...
The Falling US Birth Rate: Immigration Is the Solution

The Falling US Birth Rate: Immigration Is the Solution


Germany faces a major crisis. The German birth rate is considerably below what’s needed to replace the population. German seniors, meanwhile, are l ...
After Long Wavering, a Patent Waiver

After Long Wavering, a Patent Waiver


During last year’s presidential election campaign, candidate Joe Biden promised “absolutely” and “positively” to support the waiver of US patents t ...
The “Havana Syndrome” Is at It Again

The “Havana Syndrome” Is at It Again


As if the Biden administration was lacking in pretexts to start a new war with Russia, Donald Trump’s former Acting Defense Secretary Christopher M ...
German Greens leader Baerbock signals post-pacifist shift on foreign policy

German Greens leader Baerbock signals post-pacifist shift on foreign policy


The German Greens’ candidate for chancellor Annalena Baerbock on Thursday (6 May) said her country must be more active on foreign policy ...
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