Big Data is changing our view of the world by changing our modes of approach, moving from analogue systems to digital-based knowledge.
The Indian People’s Party (BJP) coming to power in the 2014 legislative elections raises many questions about the country’s governance.
For several decades, there has been general consensus bridging the Dutch political class regarding the notion of a multicultural society. This consensus is now being challenged.
International Health Cooperation Abolished by Ebola? Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 4, Winter 2014
Since 1976, there have been twenty-five recorded epidemics of the Ebola virus. The 2014 outbreak is the most serious.
The Snowden affair could bring about major changes in the structure of the Internet and its governance. Technologies should now a priori integrate standards which give citizens the capacity to keep a check on what data is available.
Disputes in the South China Sea: Troubled Southeast Asian Waters Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 3, Fall 2014
The strategic position and economic value of hundreds of small islands in the South China Sea have provoked claims of sovereignty from most of the neighboring states.
John Kerry in the Middle East: from Weak to Hopeful Diplomacy? Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 3, Fall 2014
In 2013, Barak Obama and John Kerry managed, not without difficulty, to steer Israeli and Palestinian leaders back to peace negotiations. At the same time, Washington re-established dialogue with Tehran in talks aimed at finding a solution to the Iranian nuclear problem.
Transitional Justice in the Arab World: Fortune and Misfortune Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 3, Fall 2014
The revolutionary forces that shook the Arab world in 2011 were fighting for more just societies. Justice, however, is difficult to bring about in post-dictatorship transitional phases.
China’s Role in Multilateral Economic Institutions, between Revisionism and Status Quo Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 3, Fall 2014
China, now the world’s second largest economy, is going to play an increasingly substantial role in multilateral economic organizations and mechanisms.