Tag Archives: 2014

Oekraïne als een ‘groot Israël’

Zelensky heeft toch een vreemde uitspraak gedaan om zijn land te vergelijken met een ‘groot Israël’. Of kijkt hij vooruit naar een profetische Bijbelse voorspelling? Dinsdag 5 april maakte de Oekraïense president Volodymyr Zelensky de meest expliciete identificatie van zijn … Continue reading

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Will Ukraine Escape Russian Domination?

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Image of Ukrainian Lesser Coat of Arms accessed via commons.wikimedia.org. The political history of post-Soviet Ukraine is marked by corruption, electoral fraud, and mass protests.? In the 30 years since the breakup of the…

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Putin plays dangerous poker game

The standoff in eastern Ukraine is the most tense since Russian-backed forces took control of parts of the country in 2014. Now President Vladimir Putin appears to be threatening the region once more. Continue reading

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How the Taliban Began – Afghanistan 1994-97 – John Simpson’s Journal (and how different are they now, really?)

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The Road to Kabul: Recent developments in Afghanistan, particularly over the past fortnight, together with this week’s (18th August) emergency debate in the House of Commons, have prompted me to write further on the question…

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Gemelde antisemitische voorvallen neemt toe

Uit dat jaarlijkse onderzoek van het Centrum Informatie en Documentatie Israël (CIDI) blijkt dat het overheersende gevoelen van Jodenhaat zeer gegrond is. In Nederland is het aantal gemelde antisemitische voorvallen vorig jaar met 19 procent toegenomen ten opzichte van 2017. … Continue reading

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2016 review Human rights

From the ‘forgotten to publish’ material, written on March 2017 After 2015 brought court sentences to some human traffickers and Great Britain voted to exit the EU it did not end the traffic. A court in Leuven heard how a … Continue reading

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EU’s European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) asylum seekers and Eastern neighbours

At the May plenary of the EU’s European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) the EESC called for a more proactive, dynamic approach, focusing on regional stabilisation and greater social and civil dialogue. The problems in Turkey were not yet there, putting a … Continue reading

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2015 Ecology

Climate Business In Belgium Klimaatzaak (Climate Business) was formed at the end of the year 2014 and includes artists, scientists and conservationists. With film director Nic Balthazar, Ignace Schops of the Regionaal Landschap Kempen and musician Stijn Meuris they have … Continue reading

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Overzicht voor het jaar 2015 #1 Dreiging en angst

Indien men een label moet kleven op het jaar 2015 kan hete best het etiket ‘Terreur‘ zijn of indien men het een langere titel wenst te geven ‘Het Jaar van de ‘Angst voor Islamitische verovering’”. In het jaar dat Mons … Continue reading

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Shaped by years of unprecedented outreach and public engagement

Obama is one of the rare American presidents who has put himself aside more than once for a country he wants to see as a heaven for many and not only for a few who find themselves better than other … Continue reading

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