The Rebalancing of Powers: From ‘Brexit’ to Babel?

There is a disconnect between national policy and international relations. The decision to leave the EU by the UK, or “Brexit”, is a symbol of that disconnect. But in order to understand the origins of this decision, it is important to highlight the UK’s tradition of reluctance and hesitation towards the EU since its inception.Continue reading “The Rebalancing of Powers: From ‘Brexit’ to Babel?”

Iran & the West: The Showdown Continues

Instead of intensifying relations with Iran, perhaps the U.S. could focus its attention on more pressing foreign policy issues, like withdrawing troops from Afghanistan and Iraq. Many U.S. public officials – mainly Republican – have attacked Obama for being too soft on Iran. If we wait too long, they say, Iran may obtain nuclear weapons,Continue reading “Iran & the West: The Showdown Continues”

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