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Is there life after the Islamic State?

Is there life after the Islamic State?
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Who feels safe under the Islamic State and why?   Author: Sam Andrews It is now one year since ISIS occupied Mosul and subjected the people there to its rule. Much has been made in way of analysis of their successes and failures as a kind of ‘quasi-state’ – their attempts to regulate law and […]

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Why the EU needs a unified aid policy

Why the EU needs a unified aid policy
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Having member state contribute individually is an inefficient way to allocate aid – rather, the EU should strengthen the EC’s ability to enact common foreign policy goals and recognise the organizational power of collective action. Author: Sam Andrews ‘A Stronger Global Actor’ is the commitment of the new EC President Juncker. According to his manifesto, […]

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EU should focus on integration of minorities as an anti-terror measure

EU should focus on integration of minorities as an anti-terror measure
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The start of 2015 has already seen acts of terror being perpetrated on European soil, reminding us that the threat of terror remains strong. However, the response of the EU and its member states is inadequate. Author: Sam Andrews Despite the evolving nature of terrorism in the new millennium, the strategy of Europe has remained […]

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