Month: September 2017

Catalonia’s Independence Referendum, explained

Spain is clashing with Catalonia over the region’s bid for a referendum on independence. What’s happening and what’s at stake?

/ September 28, 2017

A seismic shift in Germany

The recent German elections may have transformed the country’s politics.

/ September 27, 2017

Zohra Drif recounts Algeria’s struggle against French colonialism

A symbol of the Algerian liberation movement, Drif presented her memoir Inside the Battle of Algiers at NYU last week.

/ September 25, 2017

Analysis: New European-led initiative against terrorism online could suppress dissent

A new partnership between France, Italy and the UK to address internet terrorism raises the specter of criminalizing ideology.

/ September 23, 2017

Populists don’t stand a chance in Italy, says Italian PM at New York University

In historic visit to NYU’s Casa Italiana, Paolo Gentiloni praised Italy’s “stability.”

/ September 20, 2017

What is Putin’s call for UN peacekeepers in Ukraine really about?

The latest proposal of the Kremlin on Ukraine may be more Trojan Horse than olive branch.

/ September 14, 2017

Photos: Drifting into Iceland

Leave your laptop at home and embrace the spectacular landscape surrounding Reykjavik.

/ September 11, 2017