Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

A Roma village and a global struggle for justice

Posted on: February 8th, 2014 by iainmarlow | No Comments

A ghastly crime in a Romanian village sparks mob violence against the local Roma minority, leading to an international quest for justice that stretches from a small shanty town in Eastern Europe to Toronto.

Can there be a Club Med of energy security?

Posted on: November 3rd, 2012 by iainmarlow | No Comments

The prospect of astonishing mineral wealth is stirring dormant, ancient conflicts and shaping new alliances in the Mediterranean. But with Japan’s Fukushima disaster and the Arab Spring revolutions still fresh in recent history, can the regional powers use these vast energy resources as a catalyst for peace and stability?

Schuman’s Ghost

Posted on: February 14th, 2011 by iainmarlow | 2 Comments

In 2011, the ghost of Robert Schuman returns. His dream of a “federation of Europe” will likely become the subject of fiery debates that could slowly break the taboos associated with European fiscal federalism.

NATO’s Jamie Shea on emerging security threats

Posted on: December 28th, 2010 by iainmarlow | No Comments

Jamie Shea, newly appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary General for the Emerging Security Challenges Division at NATO, recently discussed the Alliance’s revival and other crucial geopolitical issues with The Toronto Review.

The Emerald Bailout

Posted on: December 6th, 2010 by iainmarlow | 1 Comment

Ireland’s story cannot be told without mentioning the slow and steady social and economic revolution that led to their experiment in “open-door” capitalism.