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German Military Warns Of EU Breakup By 2040

By Jacob Bojesson
Foreign Correspondent

9:58 PM 11/04/2017

Soldiers of a ranger unit of the German armed forces Bundeswehr explore an area during the informative educational practice “Land Operation Exercise 2017” at the military training area in Munster, northern Germany, on October 13, 2017 | Patrik Stollarz/AFP via Getty Images… 263 more words

John McCain Rebuts ‘Half-Baked, Spurious Nationalism’ -- Plus full text of McCain's remarks while accepting an award honoring his fight for liberty around the world

Sen. John McCain took aim at nationalist, isolationist rhetoric that has swept through the Republican party and secured a toehold in the White House, in remarks Monday night accepting an award honoring his fight for liberty around the world. 2,372 more words

The Architecture of Complexity: Understanding the development and dynamics of the System, Part I

Complexity and hierarchy go hand in hand (illustration: source)

In the publication “The architecture of complexity” (1962), Herbert A. Simon makes some observations concerning the typical structure and dynamics of complex systems. 1,928 more words

Postmodern Wars (I): New actors in a postmodern world

Postmodern Wars take place in a world where nation states are no longer the only relevant actor in the international stage. Nation states share the stage with other kind of actors now. 701 more words

Non State-Actors

Why is the World so Unsettled? The End of the Post-Cold War Era and the Crisis of Global Order

U.S. foreign policy is likely to be wracked by crises in the coming years. Yet crises are often symptoms of deeper structural transformations, and the fundamental fact of international politics today is that the post-Cold War era has reached its end. 195 more words


The Inconvenient Message of Baltic Prosperity

A week ago I had the pleasure of attending for the first time the biannual conference of the Joint Baltic–American National Committee. It was a very positive experience; I learned a lot from the presentations, met some awesome people, and (as usual with these conferences—at least good ones) the best part was the discussions had over drinks when it was all over. 540 more words


Trump, Putin and the Cold War



What lay behind Russia’s interference in the 2016 election—and what lies ahead?

By Evan Osnos…

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