ELN Impact Director Jane Kinninmont spoke to Terzake TV, daily Flemish current affairs-program of the public Belgian broadcaster VRT about Syria’s election and why European governments should expect the country will remain unsafe for many refugees, despite Denmark’s claim Damascus is now safe. The video can be found here.
In this latest ELN Report, Katarzyna Kubiak examines the state of play and recommends measures to overcome the crisis over the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.
Ian Kearns proposes a mix of greater use of western military power, more support for the countries in the region and, controversially for some, a willingness to negotiate with Assad.
The US has committed to give security guarantees to the DPRK, but does the precedent of the Budapest Memorandum mean that these will be legally binding? Italy’s former Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Carlo Trezza, explores the use of security assurances vis-à-vis guarantees.