Europe

Future of Internet after the Snowden affair

Edward Snowden’s recent revelations about American intelligence agencies’ wiretapping of European leaders, as well as their collection of the personal data of European citizens, will apparently have far-reaching implications which go far beyond a simple diplomatic scandal. This was demonstrated by the EU summit which was held October 24-25, 2013. […]

The War on Terrorism … or Whatever

“U.S. hopes of winning more influence over Syria’s divided rebel movement faded Wednesday after 11 of the biggest armed factions repudiated the Western-backed political opposition coalition and announced the formation of an alliance dedicated to creating an Islamist state. The al-Qaeda-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra, designated a terrorist organization by the United […]

Growing Inner-European Discord about Lifting E.U. Ban on Arming Syrian Opposition

The Austrian Foreign Minister, Michael Spindelberger and Germany´s Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle have expressed their opposition against lifting the E.U. ban on arming the Syrian opposition. Inner-European discord about lifting the ban grows as more details about massacres and chemical weapons use by opposition forces emerge. The inner-European discord also […]