Overcoming the Global Governance Gap through Consensus-Driven Realism
In this essay, Tim Hagemann outlines the problems for regulating Corporate Social Responsibilities of multi-national enterprises on a global level, the established approaches to overcome this regulatory gap and his personal view of what has to be done now.
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The times they are a-changing? America's not-so-surprising development
In this article, our guest author Wolfgang Mebs outlines the development the United States undertook in recent years and the true reasons why this country once proud of its democratic heritage has embraced isolationist and populist policies.
Women joining IS - Female Radicalization through Propaganda and Social Media
In part 2 of her series, Sarah Zingel sheds light on the frequency of Islamist-radicalized women and focuses on Islamic State's radicalization methods, the role of social medias and women's intrinsic motifs for radicalization.
Limitless Self Defence? Turkey's invasion of Northern Syria in light of Art. 51 UN Charter
In this article, Tim Hagemann will analyze the general preconditions for self-defense in international law and their applicability to the Turkish military operations in Northern Syria in light of the perception of self-defense in the last two decades.
What is radicalization? Approaching a controversial concept
In part 1 of her series on the conditions, process and implications of Islamist radicalization of women, Sarah Zingel develops a definition of radicalization from a criminological, psychological, historical and socio-political perspective.
The Development of Chinese Civil Law - Western influence and Chinese Characteristics
This analysis examines the historic origins of modern Chinese civil law, its current development and its defining characteristics.
Unlawful Prorogation: The Supreme Court v PM Boris Johnson
In this article, our new author Sarah Zingel casts an eye on the British Supreme Court's judgement on PM Johnson's failed attempt to suspend Parliament by proroguing it.