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Germany, the Euro and the Euro Crisis

by Thiess Petersen   In a recent article, Alexander Reisenbichler and Kimberly J. Morgen argue that ‘Germany won the Euro Crisis’[i]. I doubt that any country can be the winner of a major economic crisis, especially if we are talking about an exporting nation. Of course Germany does benefit from some economic developments of the … Continue reading

The Responsibility to Protect in International Law

by Jay Crush, A Critical Analysis of the Status and Implementation of the Responsibility to Protect in International Law Background The 1990s saw levels of human cruelty and violence comparable to that seen during World War II. In Rwanda 800,000 were slaughtered in 100 days, ‘a faster rate of killing than the Holocaust’,[1] despite there … Continue reading

UK takes first step to join extractive transparency initiative

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The United Kingdom has begun the process of becoming a member of a global initiative which aims to bring greater transparency and accountability to the oil, gas and mining sector. While the UK is generally considered neither resource-rich nor especially corrupt, the British government has taken the lead in pushing … Continue reading