Think Again: European Decline

Think Again: European Decline Great article on the ‘myth’ of the imminence of the decline of EU. The EU is, comparatively speaking, doing OK. Though, internal coherence is necessary – keeping Greece in the EURO zone.  Advertisements

Part III: Peter van Walsum: Morality and Realism in Dutch foreign policy

This is part three of a five-part event summary of the main points and statements  of high-ranking Dutch political directors at The Hague Institute for Global Justice’s, entitled “An Inside View: The Effectiveness of Dutch Foreign Policy”. The question under discussion was ‘in which way could Dutch foreign policy be made more effective’? Structurally how, based…

Grand Strategy for Syria. But where is the EU?

Foreign Affairs wrote an interesting article on a strategy for dealing with the seemingly hopeless Syria, entitled Syria’s Collapse, authored by Andrew J. Tabler. He sees a three-tier solution to the crisis — to be solved primarily/solely by the United States of America. Firstly, he proposes the US to deter the use of chemical weapons…