Category Archives: International

Refugees: responsibility and challenge for Europe

It seems obvious to say that the problems affecting all Europeans have to be faced by a joint response by all States of the European Union. But it is not so easy to put it into practice. The current refugee … Continue reading

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Spain: looking to the United Nations Security Council for 2015-2016

The General Assembly of the United Nations will vote on 16 October to choose the non-permanent members of the UN Security Council for the two-year period 2015-2016. This UN organ is a key institution for maintaining international peace and security. … Continue reading

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Elections in 2012 which could change world geopolitics in 2013

Author: Rubén Ruiz Calleja In 2012, important elections and change of leaders took place, changes that not always came from democratic elections but, in all cases, with consequences in 2013. US citizens did not vote for change, but its president, … Continue reading

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Does the UN Security Council need to be reformed?

Author: Rubén Ruiz Calleja Who governs the world? This question, apparently easy to answer, is always being analyzed by experts of international relations all over the world. And there is not an only answer. In the international society, particularly in … Continue reading

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Ukraine and Georgia: Between the Wider Europe and the New Russian Geopolitics

Author: Rubén Ruiz Calleja Ukraine and Georgia, two states between East and West, are countries of interest for the European Union, for Russia and for the United States. Kiev and Tbilisi have not written their future yet, but we could … Continue reading

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Russia: looking at the past

Author: Rubén Ruiz Calleja Russia and the United States, two States which had taken the lead of two opposing blocs in a time not so far away, have tried over the last years, under the Presidency of Medvedev and with … Continue reading

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Political power of social networks

Author: Rubén Ruiz Calleja How far is today the power of social networks? What relation have Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, among others, to the fall of Mubarak in Egypt, or Ben Ali inTunisia, and to the rest of revolts in … Continue reading

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