Le droit d’asile en question: du système à l’acteur
Public policy

Le droit d’asile en question: du système à l’acteur

Cet article documenté et bien pensé s’articule autour de cette citation de Noiriel (5) : « la politique d’asile reflète le problème central auquel continuent de se heurter les démocraties contemporaines : la contradiction insoluble entre les droits de l’homme et ceux de l’Etat, autrement dit entre l’universel et le national ».
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Lifting the veil on European international investment policy: the case of the TTIP
Economics

Lifting the veil on European international investment policy: the case of the TTIP

The European international investment policy is part of the exclusive EU competence and, as such, has been depicted as an area of expert, secretive negotiation understandable through careful analysis of the rules of procedure. This brilliant essay aims at proving that the process of aggregation of interests shaping EU stance is highly problematic, using the example of the TTIP. Continue reading

Islam’s Appeal for Mobilization during the Interwar Period
History

Islam’s Appeal for Mobilization during the Interwar Period

After World War I, new forms of Islamic consciousness began to emerge in what would become one of the most impressive manifestations of Muslim unity to date. In a large range of Muslim countries, including Morocco, Egypt, Iraq and Algeria, activists began mobilize in response to external political threats, simultaneously functionalizing and politicizing Islam to lend support for the cause. Continue reading