Ilgar Gurbanov | The South Stream was not economically viable for Russia from the very beginning. Amidst the fall of the Russian rubble and oil prices, sanctions, the South Stream was a very costly project which made Russia step back since it could not go forward with its huge financing issues.
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 | 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.
Haifa Peerzada | Fifteen Years after Kargil War and Kashmir Dispute | The GW Post
India and Pakistan should sincerely work towards the resolution of the Kashmir dispute by keeping their inflated egos in check and by detaching themselves from the political symbolism attached to Kashmir coupled with confidence building measures which would bridge the trust deficit between the two.
Sthelyn Romero | What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table | The GW Post
The United Nations, specifically, the Security Council, needs to put pressure on the rest of the member-states to develop these national action plans to address women’s issues on peace and security.
Haifa Peerzada| Grassroots Level Democracy in Kashmir | The GW Post
As the elections are underway for a much awaited change of political leadership in the State of Jammu and Kashmir, some of the basic essentials of good governance have not been given much attention or they have been ignored.