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Report

| Wealthy Arabs buy up Sarajevo

Sarajevo is etched in the collective memory as a city of war. Twenty years after the peace agreement for Bosnia and Herzegovina, the green hills around the city are changing into gated communities for ...
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Opinion

| The militarisation of the South China Sea is too dangerous for simplicities

The recent ruling by the UNCLOS Court of Arbitration in the Hague on the case brought by the Philippines has denied China’s claim to historic rights in the South China Sea. The implications coul ...
© Jürgen Augusteyns
Report

| On the Ukrainian frontline with the European New Right

Radicalised Westerners who want to take up arms against NATO or the US fight with the pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine. MO* followed them on the only European frontline.
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Interview

| Turkey and the perfect storm in the Middle East

Turkey redraws the geopolitical maps of the Middle East by working together with Russia and Iran, while relations with the NATO-allies are at their lowest point. What is the meaning of Turkey’s ...
© Enspiral
Interview

| Enspiral: adopting a positive impact as a personal motivation

With his open cooperation “Enspiral”, Joshua Vial distances himself for good from hierarchical company structures. The goal of his start-up is to gather people and companies who want to ha ...
© Search for Common Ground
Interview

| Lena Slachmuijlder: ‘Extremists Have The Right To Pursue Their Ideals, But Not With Violence’

Radicalization has become so closely tied to the use of violence against citizens, that each call to radical change sounds criminal. The American researcher and activist Lena Slachmuijlder advocates t ...
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Interview

| Srećko Horvat: ‘Without real democracy, everyone will want to leave the EU’

We no longer form a union with the United Kingdom and a second radical left-wing party may come to power in Europe: the Spanish Podemos. What is happening to the European Union? MO* spoke with Croat p ...
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Opinion

| Are people monsters? The logic behind murderous attacks

The truck attack in Nice once again raises the question: how can people deliberately plan and execute a blood bath? There’s a system behind the madness, say MO* chief editor Gie Goris. So the answer h ...
Analysis

| 100 years of consciously planned division in the Middle East

On May 16th, it was exactly one hundred years ago that a British and a French diplomat drew the borders of the contemporary Middle East and, in doing so, were responsible for many of the conflicts of ...
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Interview

| Karima Bennoune: “Daesh produces destruction pornography”

It becomes clearer by the day: IS (Daesh) tries to provoke a war between ‘the West’ and ‘Islam’. And they make it a cultural war. MO* talked about cultural rights and identitie ...
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Analysis

| The big unknowns behind Brexit, UK at a crossroads

In the run-up to the EU referendum of next Thursday in the UK, the options of leaving or staying in the European Union have featured widely in public debate and campaigners on both sides are making an ...
© Pieter Stockmans
Report

| Poor Poles count on right-wing politics for social protection

Regular families increase the power of populist, nationalist anti-immigration parties in Europe. This is clear in the southeast of Poland, where undeclared work and emigration are survival mechanisms ...

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