Europe

Unfolding Brexit

Unfolding Brexit

There is an old joke about economists and their predictions on certain issues, “It’s the only field where two people can win a Noble prize for saying exactly the opposite things”. Everyone who has been asked to deliver their two cents on the referendum has given their own take on […]

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Women’s Political Representation in the  European Union

Women’s Political Representation in the European Union

Over the previous year the European Union has done an extraordinary arrangement to advance gender uniformity. One breakthrough from the perspective of getting through the ‘discriminatory constraint’, which is as yet keeping capable women from rising to the top in Europe’s driving organizations, has without a doubt been Parliament’s undaunted […]

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Turkish people wave flags of their country as they take part in a Democracy and Martyrs' Rally in Istanbul, August. 7, 2016. (Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Press Service via AP)

The Sick Man of Europe

John Russell in 1853 coined the term ‘Sick man of Europe’ for the fragile Ottoman Empire. Successive Ottoman emperors failed to devise a political, economic and social system compatible with the enlightened Europe. The Tsarist Russia and other European powers expanded their territory at the expense of the Ottomans. Constant […]

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Atlantic Route

Reshuffling Transatlantic Alliances: Rapprochement or Estrangement?

The US elections 2016 have generated a host of significant concerns and misgivings. At the heart lies the biggest one of all: Will Donald Trump’s ascension to the Oval Office reshuffle the cards for transatlantic diplomacy and European security? Trump comes to power when NATO is witnessing “[Russian] larceny and […]

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Erdogan’s Counter Coup: A Prelude to an End

Erdogan’s Counter Coup: A Prelude to an End

Leadership in essence is a corollary of responsibility, conviction and initiative .Hence, leaders need to reach a level of self -belief to act and take ownership of repercussions. Stalwarts have had an indelible impact on history; in all earnestness, leaders made history. They unified countries, yet they broke empires. It […]

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Brexit: EU Membership Referendum in the UK

Brexit: EU Membership Referendum in the UK

Briefs, Europe, Geopolitics, Research Brief June 11, 2016 at 4:06 pm 1 comment

European Union (EU) was established in 1993. It is a politico-economic union. UK is an important member of EU and enjoys great influence over EU policy-making mechanism. Various contentious issues exist between the UK and the EU. Greater involvement of EU in the internal affairs of UK, such as its […]

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Will Merkel surrender her pro-refugees policy?

Will Merkel surrender her pro-refugees policy?

Europe, Geopolitics April 29, 2016 at 6:29 am 0 comments

The Year 2015, marked the beginning of European Refugee crisis or the migrant crisis, when a rising number of displaced people made the excursion to the European Union (EU) to look for haven, traversing the Mediterranean Sea and coming from the Southeast Europe. From the calculations made by UN high […]

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