Zlatko HadžidedićGermany and its neo-imperial quest
Germany’s policy towards Bosnia, exercised mostly through the institutions of the European Union, has continuously been based on the concept of Bosnia’s ethnic partition. The phrases that we can occasionally hear from the EU, on inviolability of state boundaries in the Balkans, is just a rhetoric adapted to the demands by the United States to keep these boundaries intact.
Zlatko HadžidedićWhy the Taliban Had to Change
Indeed, how can the Taliban remain the same, if the entire world has changed so profoundly, comparing the year of 2001, when the Taliban were overthrown by the US forces, with the year of 2021, when the US forces withdrew before the Taliban’s advance? No matter how rigid they are in their faith as a religious movement, the Taliban as a political organization had no choice but to adapt to the tide of change, if they wanted to seize and exercise power in a changed geopolitical context.
Glenn DiesenWith its plan to unite Eurasia from sea to sea, Russia is betting the days of total US economic supremacy are now coming to an end
The centre of the world is moving. While once it sat somewhere within the Atlantic, balanced between Europe and the US, it is now moving east. With Asia on the rise, Russia is now planning its role at the heart of two continents.
Zlatko HadžidedićSupremacy or Property, at the Roots of Identity?
If we look at the original concept of the American nation, the one framed by the Founding Fathers, to which Trump’s supporters refer as their guiding light, it is not based on the idea of inherent racial superiority. It is rather based on the idea of private property: the white Anglo-Saxons who founded the American nation did not perceive themselves as legitimate founders because of their declared racial superiority over the native inhabitants of America, but because they were the first to appropriate the land, having introduced the concept of its private possession, a concept that was totally unknown to the native Americans.
Gabriel SchoberThe Pandemic’s Impact on the 2021 German Elections
The Greens present their vision of the future as one of clean energy, no pollution, everything recyclable, ethical industry and technology – resulting in a clean and futuristic world with clean air and waters, clean streets, better living and more hygienic working conditions, where everything is organized perfectly and there are no worries about climate change, pandemics, or any other threat, brought upon the world by the greedy, old industrialists of the past. A perfect antidote to the dirty and chaotic reality imposed on us by the pandemic.