With the last confirmed death related to Ebola in January 2016, the disease looks tamed. Meanwhile however, the next adversary is emerging: The Zika virus started spreading in Brazil in April 2015 and quickly set out to other parts of Latin America and even as far as Europe. This article will give a quick recap on the virus itself, its latest history, known pattern of spreading and currently employed counter-measurements as well as research projects designed to fight it.
After surviving the first of April hoaxes, we’ve decided to cheer you up with an 80s music guide to current conflicts and issues in International Relations. It is interesting to see how music can be reused to describe something that wasn’t on the radar at the time and certainly not on the mind of the artists. It is nothing but to enjoy music from a time when the fronts appeared to be clear cut – with 20-20 hindsight we can say that this wasn’t always true. Friends have become foes and some players are even trying to go back in time.
At the very end of the year 2015, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin signed the new “Security Strategy of the Russian Federation”, an update to the prior strategy from 2009. One major difference is the aggravated antagonism towards NATO and the West.
Aktuelle Zahlen zu Asyl und Abschiebung in Europa und Analyse der Pläne zum Einsatz von Heeresmaschinen bei Abschiebungen. Verglichen mit zivilen Chartermaschinen stellen sich die “Hercules” als die deutlich teurere Lösung heraus.
This article gives an overview of jet aircraft in Austrian military service, from 1957 until 2007, when the first EF-2000 Eurofighter Typhoon was commissioned.
A closer look at the war in Yemen helps comprehending the current dynamics of Middle Eastern conflicts and politics.
An overview of how the BWC came into existence, its development since the end of the Cold War and an outlook of what to expect from the Biological Weapons Convention Review Conference 2016 .