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The boring realities of rule of law debates

The last few days saw a lot of events. Starting with yet another set of leaked offshore documents, this time called Pandora Papers. The...
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New job opening in Germany: Negotiator-in-Chief

It’s still too early to name the next chancellor of Germany (or is it not? – given the chaos inside the CDU/CSU leadership), but,...
Marta Loeb
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US sanctions to tackle systemic corruption in Bulgaria

For understandable reasons, the sanctions introduced against Bulgaria under the Global Magnitsky Act got far less attention than the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan, COVID...
Leslie Zelinka
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German elections

As the world held its breath and watched as the new realm of the Taliban unfolds in Afghanistan or as the President of United...
Marta Loeb
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A new crisis in the making?

According to one estimate of the UNHCR, about 550,000 people were forced to leave their homes in Afghanistan since the beginning of this year....
Leslie Zelinka
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Afghanistan lived up for her name, again

August 15, 2021 will walk into history as the day of the US joining an illustrious, or from another point of view, infamous group....
Christopher Tapp
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G7 back in person, finally … so what?

The Cabris Bay G7 Summit Communiqué is lengthy. About 13960 words from start to finish, excluding the title at the beginning and the usual...
Leslie Zelinka
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European strategic independence – a few thoughts on capabilities

It was not President Trump’s doing. His sometimes hectic and other times unorthodox foreign policy only forced European leaders to say it out loud:...
Christopher Tapp
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