BSSB.BE ceps.eu 04.05.2018
Balkans Danubiam France Germany The Baltics Poland
* The convergence process in Europe has bifurcated: the new member states (NMSs) from Central and Eastern Europe are catching up in terms of income per capita, as one would …
BSSB.BE cirsd.org 25.04.2018
Balkans Danube Ex-USSR Germany USA
*Political extremism and radicalization in liberal democracies are not new phenomena for the Balkans
For the past several hundred years, Western thinkers have struggled to determine how far a citizen of …
BSSB.BE IWMVienna 16.04.2018
Ex-USSR Germany Poland USA
*The liberal, rules-based international order did not take shape predominantly as a consequence of highmindedness, but as a sphere of influence.
That, moreover, was to a great extent inspired, and …
BSSB.BE Concordia 05.04.2018
Germany USA World Ex-USSR
*Four geopolitical crises—active and looming—will have global economic impact on a scale unseen since the end of the Cold War.
The events in Ukraine and Iraq/Syria today, and the longer term risks of a rising …
Germany Europe USA
*Panelists discuss the potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2018, as well as their global political implications.
Antony J. Blinken, Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar, Johns Hopkins School …
*Douglas Murray, saying that it’s all over for Europe thanks to its political leaders wreaking havoc on its people.
Douglas Murray, the journalist from the Spectator who has been criticising mass migration …
BSSB.BE The Agenda with Steve Paikin 22.03.2018
Balkans Ex-USSR Poland Germany
*Ian Bremmer, about 10 global developments that, if ill-managed, could result in major worldwide upheavals.
Ian Bremmer, the president of The Eurasia Group, has identified 10 global developments that, if …