On 12 January 2015, Robert C. Blitt wrote on the USA Today, “Powerful, mainstream Muslim groups must recognize they’re breeding religious intolerance”. He argued that despite their denouncement of violence, most lately after the heinous Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the Arab League and many of their individual member states “must bear responsibility for nurturing an environment that breeds violence in the name of defending Islam”.

Wednesday evening Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United States announced that Saudi Arabia had commenced military operations against the Ansarullah fighters of the Houthi movement in Yemen.

Few disputed the unfair weightings in the IMF and World Bank of the BRICS companies. But Rajat Nag, a former Managing Director of the Asian Development Bank, warns of the pitfalls that await their Shangai-based New Development Bank

Legal frameworks, institutional provisions, different forms of cyberspace and of cybercrime underworld, non-governmental and state actors, costs evaluation, basic ethical issues on piracy – including the 5 Central Asian Republics as a case study.

Authors: Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic and Dimitra Karantzeni

The last week’s Auschwitz ceremony marking 70 years since the notorious death camp’s liberation had a huge turnout. Three hundred survivors of the camp attended. Given the age of Holocaust survivors, the importance of passing their story on to new generations has never been greater. Comparing politicians to Hitler or countries to nazi Germany has become a commonplace insult. But the unspeakable horrors unleashed by history’s most vicious regime bear no comparison.

Who is the supreme human rights judge in Europe?

Weapons of Mass Destruction or of mass delusion? To nail or derail

Ambiguity in Iran’s weapon acquisition dynamics exacerbates mistrust, which is the core reason for the present standoff at the negotiating table. In this paper, I elucidate the Iranian military’s capability and intention by delving into the main componential elements of weapon acquisition.

What is the Ostrich Protocol?
How the EU member states play ostrich when it comes to human rights violations inside EU?

Should Brazil (along with other BRICS members) continue to insist in the UN Security Council Reform?

If one surveys a magazine of opinion, such as ModernDiplomacy.eu, among others, it will not take long before one encounters a tirade or a rebuke against religion in general or Christianity and the Catholic Church in particular.

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