Samson Faboye proposed

Trump and the American Presidency

The news of the victory of Donald Trump in the just concluded presidential elections of the United States of America has left many political pundits and US election observers astounded in its wake. It was seen by many as ‘a US cloned BREXIT’ which in a sense fulfilled one of the several humorous remarks of […]

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14
Eduard Popa proposed

European Union, the Paris terrorist attacks and the refugee crisis

Last night’s terrorist attacks in France left an entire country in chaos and the whole world in fear. Official sources say that 128 people were killed and over 300 injured. The fact that the seven strikes were coordinated shows that the authors of these horrific events were not refugees. Most probably they were French citizens […]

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Eduard Popa proposed

How Romanians can use the empathy revived by The Colectiv tragedy

On Friday night Romania was struck by one of its biggest tragedies in recent memory. During a rock concert at the Colectiv Night Club in Bucharest, more than 400 people, most of them young people or teenagers, were trapped by a fire caused by a pirotehnic show gone wrong. At the time of writing, 31 […]

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Samson Faboye proposed

The armenian genocide question

In an address to a group of Nazi leaders and Wehrmacht Generals in 1939, the German Führer, Adolf Hitler was reported to have said: “Who, after all, speaks today about the annihilation of the Armenians…….?” The Armenian question was one of the infamous civilian butcher hallmarks of the First World War. Ever since that inglorious […]

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Samson Faboye proposed

Regional Developments in the Battle for Syria

In an unfolding tragic tale of twists and turns, the Syrian conflict has transmuted from that of a solidarity show of support for the Arab Spring in 2011 to that of a continuous conflagrative self destruction perpetrated by a cesspool of several armed opposition factions majorly under the umbrella of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), […]

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Samson Faboye proposed

Is Nigeria Tearing Itself Apart

After years of Military rule, Nigeria clawed back her path to democratic governance in 1999 and for the first time in her history, there have been three successive democratic transitions without Military intervention. Though marred by electoral irregularities, political assassination and post election violence, the Nigerian democratic model is seen as that which is growing […]

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Patricia Papuc proposed

Moldova`s path to the EU: Myth or Reality!?

In this paper I would like to present Moldova`s path to the EU and try to respond to the paper`s question: is it a myth or a is it a reality? In order to respond to this question I will analyse the country`s profile from three relevant perspectives. The first one is from the perspective […]

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Mihai Ganea proposed

Free elections or democracy?

Free elections and democracy should be part of the same story, since it is difficult to imagine one without the other. However, as a result of the latest presidency elections in Romania, I am sensing a rather bizarre change on this matter. The outcome of this vote created a powerful picture, a dangerous one in […]

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Samson Faboye proposed

The Scottish referendum: a reflection of an imperfect British model

The last is yet to be heard about the resultants of the Scottish Referendum on the question of independence from the United Kingdom. Whilst the United Kingdom survived the scare of a looming threat of an independent Scotland by a vote of 55% to 45%, the ripples generated by the simple act of balloting will […]

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Samson Faboye proposed

THe resonance of World War I: 1914 and a century after

When the days of rejoicing are over, When the flags are stowed safely away, They will dream of another wild ‘War to End Wars’ And another wild Armistice day. But the boys who were killed in the trenches, Who fought with no rage and no rant, We left them stretched out on their pallets of […]

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