Author: Rebecca Galanti

TOPSHOT - A Belgian soldier speaks to a police officer outside Brussels Central Station as people are allowed in small groups of ten to reach the station in order to take their commuter train following attacks in Brussels on March 22, 2016. 
Airlines cancelled hundreds of flights and European railways froze links with Brussels after a series of bombs blasts killed around 35 people in the city's airport and a metro train, sparking a broad security response. / AFP / EMMANUEL DUNAND        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Europe’s Transnational Security Shortcomings

The terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22 has brought the European security complex under increased scrutiny for alleged shortfalls, as critics claim the attacks could have been prevented if intelligence-sharing networks were stronger. Amid these charges of incompetence, many European officials have echoed previous calls for the creation of […]

“Brexit” a bad move

“Brexit” a bad move

British Prime Minister David Cameron recently set June 23 as the date for the highly-anticipated referendum to decide the future of the United Kingdom’s membership in the European Union (EU). The announcement followed two days of negotiations with EU leaders, from which Cameron emerged with an agreement limiting some EU power over the […]

A map of the country's involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Double Take: The Trans-Pacific Partnership

The TPP and National Sovereignty By Eric Teller After years of haranguing between high-level representatives of twelve nations, vigorous debate in congress, and impassioned resistance from advocates in the labor and environmental movements, the negotiations to establish the Trans-Pacific Partnership have come to a close. All that remains is for […]

Double Take: Ukraine

Double Take: Ukraine

Blog post by: Michael Chacon Russia is currently in an economic tumble. The country’s stock market declined by 30% in the first 15 days of December 2014 as investors continued to drop their Russian assets like a bad habit. It’s annual inflation rate in November 2014 was at 9.1%. The ruble […]