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The EU’s Second Chance to Get Asylum Policies Right: How Superficial Third-country Agreements Created the Opportunity for Lasting Change


Since the 1990s, the European Union has tried to find a solution to how an entire continent, which is growing and slowly becoming borderless, could evenly and fairly manage the flow of asylum seekers. Unlike today, the motivations behind the initial push for creating a similar, if not common, asylum system came from...

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Description and the Anatomy of War


America in Afghanistan: Foreign Policy and Decision Making from Bush to Obama to Trump By Sharifullah Dorani I.B. Tauris, 328 pp, January 2019 In the winter of 1940, the philosopher Simone Weil published her essay “The Iliad, or the Poem of Force.” In it, she argues that from the violence of war “springs the idea of...