Russia - Alone at the Table?

Russia – Alone at the Table?

IMEMO, Russian Academy of Sciences ‘Russia & The World’ 2017 Forecast. Download the full IMEMO forecast here. Editor’s Introduction Benjamin Tallis, Editor-in-Chief, New Perspectives For the third successive year, New Perspectives is delighted to publish, exclusively in English, the annual ‘Russia…

Martin Kuta on Party Politics Triumph over Substantive Scrutiny and Principled Policy: Examining Czech MPs’ Voting Behaviour in Regard to EU Affairs

This articles uncovers the interworking’s of voting behavior and the methodology behind why certain voting patterns emerge. The article dissects the role of domestic party interests in Czech political parties, and concludes that these interests undermine the formal oversight of EU…

Pelin Ayan Musil on Czech Public Opinion on Turkey’s Accession to the EU

Pelin Ayan Musil on Czech Public Opinion on Turkey’s Accession to the EU

The recent debates on migration in the Czech Republic have opened up allegations of Islamophobia. Although the context is new, this is not a new issue in the Czech society. This article provides a valuable analysis of the foundations of public…

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When One Religious Extremism Unmasks Another

Johan van der Walt The resort to states of emergency in response to Islamic extremism reveals Europe’s own Ordo-Liberal extremism. Philosopher and legal theorist Professor Johan van der Walt argues that this form of governance, based on fundamentalist market moralism,…

Sascha Engel on "Germany", Asset Class Contagion, and Contagious Stability"

Sascha Engel on “Germany”, Asset Class Contagion, and Contagious Stability”

This paper reverses the order in which the Eurozone crisis is usually examined. Rather than a crisis of sovereign debt, caused by profligate peripheral governments and rectified by virtuous thrifty Germans, Latvians and Finns, I argue that the origin of…