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China in the New Cold War – Can the West Win Again?

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The Cold War as it lies in common knowledge lasted from 1946 to 1991. Now there is a new one but we cannot pinpoint the exact start of it. Experts believe it can be dated roughly to the beginning of 2018, the time by which the preceding processes had come together in a total, complex system. The US National Security Strategy, published at the end of 2017, already provided a systematic summary of the main global challenger, China, and this is reinforced by the Biden Administration’s Interim Strategy Guidance, published on 3 March 2021. What can be expected of China in 2023? How does China’s new Cold War continue?

Women lead Iran to a new political era

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This remarkable country, called Iran, is striving for a position in the multipolar world order. It is a regional power with its ancient historical identity, its natural resources, which mean a great interest for great powers. Iranian women in the transformative times are trying to find their new life and freedom. If women, mothers do not find their place in a country, it can lead to complete disorder and chaos.

Is digitalization a weapon or an enemy?

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Globalisation is fundamentally changing the way society and the economy work. The rise of digitalisation is one of the possible reasons of social, economic, and even cultural transformation. We are at the interface between physical reality and the digital world. Every aspect of life is beginning to become more digitalized, which has many advantages but also has challenges and risks.

Why Georgia Can Remain Outside the New European Security Architecture

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On December 4, French President Emmanuel Macron stated that “the new security architecture should give guarantees to Russia, if Moscow returns to the negotiating table to end the war in Ukraine”. It is obvious that after the war in Ukraine is over, Europe will exist in a completely different reality with new parameters on its security architecture. The question here is as follows: what place will Georgia occupy, if at all, in the new European security architecture?

From Allies to Competitors – The End of Franco-German Cooperation?

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The Elysée Treaty, which laid the foundations for Franco-German cooperation after the Second World War, was signed on 22nd January 1963 by French premier Charles de Gaulle and West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. The treaty’s provisions were a major contribution to the continent being led jointly and in close symbiosis by two of the EU’s largest countries. To put it more simply, the EU was built on French selfconsciousness and German guilt.