Monthly Archives: "November 2013"

By: Aiko Morii     In a speech delivered in Indianapolis in 1959, John F. Kennedy said that the word ‘crisis’ in Chinese is composed of two characters: one represents danger and the other represents...

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The new Høyre and Fremskrittspartiet government in Norway (Photo credit: Thomas Haugersveen, Statsministerns kontor, Creative Commons)

A Breeze of Change in Norway-EU Relations

November 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Trygve Børsting     Prior to the Norwegian government elections this Autumn I read an article by Natasha Marie Levanti, where she emphasised Norway as a small but important actor in European politics. Levanti...

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Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg Prime "Minister and Eurogroup President, arrives at the European Council for the meeting of Heads of State or Government, Brussels, 9 December 2011". Photo credit: European Council (Creative Commons)

The Three-Party Revolution in Luxembourg

November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Céline Derveaux (guest contributor) Céline Derveaux is currently enrolled in the last year of a BA in Media and Film studies at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.   When whistle-blower Edward Snowden exposed the NSA’s...

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By: Bernhard Clemm     So apparently, this is the world Europeans live in: The NSA does not only spy on citizens, but also on some heads of states (we’re almost relieved to know they...

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