The Syrian Quagmire: An Aftermath Scenario

September 12, 2013

The quest for stability in Syria will determine the outcome of the conflict. Historian Niall Ferguson holds that order is always the best argument in favor of the empire. Precisely, territorial order or stability is taken by Richard Falk as the bedrock of state sovereignty. Historian Eric...

Mali in Focus, Part III: A Dangerous Show of Force from a Former Colonial Power

February 10, 2013

This article is the final of a three-part series featuring different perspectives on the recent developments in Mali. Broad political consensus in the domestic political sphere, support from the international community, and the urgency of the situation due to the rapid advance of Islamist...

Mali in Focus, Part II: A War That Threatens the Entire Region

February 05, 2013

This article is the second of a three-part series featuring different perspectives on the recent developments in Mali. "...This conflict is legitimate and vital to the security of the French. We can not expect to maintain our lifestyles and our prosperity if we do not go outside our country...