Top 5 by Venus in Arms – week 64

All is solved in Greece after the dramatic agreement at the Eurosummit? Or is the EU at the brink of collapse? Maybe the second. For those studying policy-makers we suggest the controversial first interview released since resigning by Varoufakis. 

All seems to be solved regarding the negotiations in Iran nuclear programme. Here you’ll find a detailed report on the complex issue.

Duck of Minerva provides a post on the relationship between civilian casualties and contemporary military operations. In this case, the “Operation Protective Edge” is under scrutiny, after the release of the UN report.

Huge debate after the Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán has escaped (again…) from a “maximum- security” prison (here some pictures of the prison…).

Finally, a report from New Orleans ten years after hurricane Katrina. The word “resilience” is widely used…

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Top 5 by Venus in Arms – week 62

Terrorism came back in Tunisia, France and Kuwait. The Independent provides useful maps that illustrate how far and fast ISIL has spread in the last years.

The debate on China rising is still lively and controversial. The National Interest wonders “How George Kennan Would Contend with China’s Rise“.

Over the past years, India has been one of the largest arms importers. Here you’ll find a detailed analysis of India’s weapons imports and regional balance.

Sanctions have become “the defining feature of the Western response to several geopolitical challenges”. If you are interested in sanctions, we warmly recommend this article by the Council on Foreign Relations.

Finally, the crisis in the Eurozone. There are a lot of  analyses regarding Grexit, referendum, Germany, debt, and euro. We only wish a positive solution for the current situation. In this way

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