Anti-terrorism legislation in the United States risks undermining the sovereignty of other countries, despite opposition by the current president, legal experts and numerous international governments including the EU, writes Abdulrahman S. Alahmed.
Previous analyses of the cost of Brexit on the UK economy have probably underestimated the trade disruptive impact because the trade-reducing effect of a squeeze on migration has been overlooked, write Andreas Hatzigeorgiouand Magnus Lodefalk.
It has become trendy among politicians and the media to portray the EU as a faceless horrifying monster which has caused the crisis that Europe currently faces. Nothing could be further from the truth, writes Marlene Wind.
If President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is going to become the single centre of power in Turkey, he must crush his domestic opposition and the PKK, and with its refugee deal, the EU is helping him do that, writes George Friedman.
Having seen first-hand the evolution of the Syria conflict, Dr. Osama Abo Elezz has witnessed the horrors of a war that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and displaced millions. He believes that it has now reached a tipping point that could either result in a peace deal or spell disaster for the country.
If the Ukraine crisis has taught us anything, it’s that the West needs to safeguard its allies in Russia’s backyard and encourage them to implement reforms, but be more understanding of their growing pains, writes Taras Nazarenko.
Alaska is perhaps the place where the conflicting interests between core interests and requirements to reduce energy consumption or use more expensive renewable energy are most apparent, writes Strafor, the Texas-based global intelligence company.
While the world’s attention has been fixed on the weak nuclear agreement signed in Vienna this week, a humanitarian crisis is brewing for thousands of Iranian refugees in Iraq, writes Struan Stevenson.
The commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocides reveals a Russia looking at US ally Turkey with ever-growing suspicion, writes Stratfor, the Texas-based global intelligence company.