Alexander Miller Tate | Any blame for a resurgence of violence influenced by mental health factors lies squarely with those who caused the trauma, and those who failed to adequately respond to it. Ergo, efforts to identify and treat mental health issues as a matter of urgency in the early stages of post-conflict transition should be a policy priority. Such efforts should be subject to further empirical investigation.
Zenonas Tziarras | Power Struggle over Ukraine | The GW Post
The Syrian civil war and now Ukraine. These are only two examples of crises over which the United States and Russia have bumped heads recently. Some might be tempted to call this a “new Cold War,” but it’s really not. What we have now is a primarily intra-systemic, capitalist, geo-economic competition fueled and exacerbated by identity politics, history and national security considerations.
Nikos Moudouros | The “Cypriot Version” of the AKP Model. | The GW Post
Cyprus and specifically the northern territories have been transformed to an “input field” of the Turkish-Islamic modernization.
Andreas Themistocleous, Securitizing Migration: Aspects and Critiques| Research Paper May 2013 | The GW Post
This paper examines the phenomenon of migration and attempts to answer the question of whether migration is a securitization product, and to what extent does the securitization process cause political and / or ethical implications.
Marios P. Efthymiopoulos is the CEO and Founder of the Greece-based international think tank Strategy International. Dr. Efthymiopoulos held multiple …
Marianna Karakoulaki | It is time for the Democrats to switch to a panic mode as it is more than likely that the Republican Party will gain control of the Congress.
The emergence of ISIS signals a changing and more decentralized international system as well as shifting regional and international balances of power as global powers fall back, regional powers rise and non-state actors emerge.
By Haifa Peerzada
While Kashmir encountered its worst floods in the last 60 years, the Indo-Pak relations were caught in the simmering rhetoric of irrefutable magnitude with domestic politics making its way into the fray.
Marianna Karakoulaki | Iraq Could Threaten Obama’s Long Term Policies | The GW Post
Domestic as well as geopolitical reasons can be identified for Obama’s reluctance to send ground troops in Iraq.Barack Obama would be naïve to risk all open issues in order to proceed to yet another intervention in Iraq.