The EU losing out economically and politically by letting China dictate its trade diplomacy towards Taiwan. It needs to invest now if it wants to remain the economic and standard-setting powerhouse that is it today, argue Maaike Okano-Heijmans and Roy Chun Lee.
The United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO) is the UN mission formed by Security Council Resolution 50 in 1948 to monitor and observe the cease-fire between Israel and its neighbouring countries. The Clingendael Academy just completed a training for the newest batch of Dutch Observers.
OSCE Field Operations have played an important role in crisis prevention and crisis management for more than 20 years already. This report of the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions is the first major effort to draw lessons from these experiences.
The security challenge posed by foreign fighters is immense. There are concerns about radicalized fighters returning to their countries of origin or residence, hardened by experience and with the possible intent—and the know-how—to engage in terrorist activities.