AEGEE International Politics Journal

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Behind our reality

Written by Sabiha Kapetanovic (member of IPWG) Observing nature, everything in it is trying to achieve harmony. Because harmony is guide for perfection. Achieve perfect balanse, find perfect truth, found perfect society with perfect people. And everything that is contrary from it should disappear. It is reminding me a little bit on Democracy Peace Theory,… » read more

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Written by Saurav Raj Pant (member of IPWG). David Cameron’s announcement of holding a referendum by 2017 for deciding whether to stay in or move out of the EU if he wins the next term truly created a buzz around the entire Trans-Atlantic political spheres. This possibly game-changing proposal has drawn mixed reactions from both… » read more

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Why state still matters?

The post was written by Ivan Bielik (email ivan.bielik@windowslive.com) In recent times we are witnessing diminishing role of state in the society. There can be various reasons for this process. Globalizing economic relations that surpass national borders, emergence of supranational organizations or international justice all mean that state slowly loses its competencies. But before we… » read more

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Still Immature Country

The post was written by Ivan Bielik (email contact ivan.bielik@windowslive.com). This opinion had been written in the aftermath of Czech second round of presidential election which was held on 25th and 26th of January. There were two principal candidates for Czech presidential office – Miloš Zeman who was an influential politician in the heyday of… » read more

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No Critique Please!

  This post was written by Ivan Bielik (email contact ivan.bielik@windowslive.com).   At the end of 2012, American Simon Wiesenthal Center announced the list of 2012 Top Ten Anti-Semitic/Anti-Israel Slurs. Besides Iranian regime or Greece’s Golden Dawn there is a name of one German journalist named Jakob Augstein. He might have deserved the place in… » read more

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By Armenak Minasyants (President of AEGEE-Yerevan, Speaker of International Politics WG of AEGEE-Europe) “If blue helmeted UN peacekeepers show up in your town or village and offer to protect you, RUN.” Andrew Thomson, Emergency Sex Few days ago in the evening I was making my usual staff in internet: surfing, surfing and again surfing at… » read more

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BY ARMENUHI BUDAGHYAN (HEAD OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE OF AEGEE-YEREVAN, MBA DEPARTMENT STUDENT AT AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ARMENIA) The Maastricht Treaty which is known as the Treaty on European Union was signed on 7 February 1992 by the 12 member countries of the European Community in Maastricht, Netherlands. It led mainly to the creation of… » read more

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BY ARMENAK MINASYANTS (SPEAKER OF INTERNATIONAL POLITICS WG, AEGEE-YEREVAN) I am sure that many of us follow the updates coming from different AEGEEans living and working for the further development of our beloved network. This time I have decided to turn to AEGEE Eastern Partnership Project (hereinafter just EaP Project), which is one of the… » read more

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  Name: Christopher Doyon, Anonymous hactivist “Commander X” Place: Canada, ANONYMOUS’ hideout. Nationality: American. Age:47 FBI fugitive. On how they work: Today for example, at 11:00 we will do a campaign. Everybody come over to IRC. When they log in, they will see what the target of the day is, what time to fire, what… » read more

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Written by Armenak Minasyants (Speaker of International Politics WG, President of AEGEE-Yerevan) “Racism is man’s gravest threat to man – the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.” Abraham J. Heschel quotes (Jewish theologian and philosopher, 1907-1972) For a long time before starting this article I was thinking how to begin it and at… » read more

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written by Tamás Keller, Secretary of theInternational Politics Working Group   On the last weekend of January 2012 AEGEE- Debrecen organized a Local Training Course, where next to trainings, workshops about functional areas IPWG also played an important role. As this was my first trip as Secretary of the International Politics Working Group it was… » read more

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