Caliphate’s modus operandi in foreign affairs

Caliphate’s modus operandi in foreign affairs

The emergence of the Islamic State (IS) can mainly be traced back to two intertwined situations: the political turmoil which followed the demise of Saddam Hussein (2003) and the regional instability caused by the Syrian Civil War (2011). This complex scenario was essentially the “perfect storm” which allowed for IS to emerge and establish a de

The Declaration of Rome: Mogherini’s greatest success

The Declaration of Rome: Mogherini’s greatest success

  The Rome Agenda On the day of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community, the 27 Leaders of the European Union signed a Declaration of unity in diversity, launching de facto the multi-speed management of further integration. The Declaration states that (as Member States) “we will act

LET US HELP THEM WHERE THEY LIVE!!! (Aiutiamoli a casa loro!!!)

LET US HELP THEM WHERE THEY LIVE!!! (Aiutiamoli a casa loro!!!)

Mass migration has become, in the latest years, an ever-present issue in the narratives concerning the European Union. Every single member State feels or is affected by this situation and solutions have been  vigorously advocated  both by international stakeholders and private citizens alike. Since overall migration flows might be decreasing in intensity, but are far

What is happening to democracy?

What is happening to democracy?

  2016 has being a year full of surprises for what concerns the most powerful instrument of democracy: people’s vote. Democracy is usually defined as the power of people and it is absolutely undeniable that the right to vote is amongst the cornerstones of civil rights. However, notwithstanding the fact that every people should have

Terrorist psychology

Terrorist psychology

Every day we hear about new terrorist attacks that seem to be not only more violent and frequent, but more widespread, dragging everyday millions and millions of innocent and vulnerable people in their dramatic and deadly spiral of terror. How can the leaders of terrorist groups be able to use  psychological and social dynamics of persuasion so

“THE LONG WAY JOURNEY OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA”

“THE LONG WAY JOURNEY OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA”

Let me explain you why Bosnia shouldn’t apply for the membership in the EU The 20th of September 2016 is an important date for the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The European Council accepted the request of accession of the Western Balkans Country after the Chairman of the Presidency Dragan Čović presented the application for

No more just a slogan

No more just a slogan

  28, September 1786 Venice is no more a simple word, an empty name, such as those that have plagued me, I, mortal enemy of empty words! This is not an error, this is not a lapse. The date at the top of this article is correct, or at least, partially correct. On 28 September