Monthly Archives: August 2012

torn between the values

there is a very simple rule in international relations: do not touch another state’s territory. the principles of sovereignty and territory have been established for the handling of affairs between states in 1648. what the political science community calls the … Continue reading

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Turkey and Syria – part 2

part 2 – saying something without saying anything analogies are a very useful tool in order to suggest a further action to a situation without actually voicing means and goals. by comparing a current event to a happening in the … Continue reading

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Turkey and Syria – part 1

part 1 – a few miles to war careful vigilance is advisable when reading the news. this is not to discredit work done by journalists; differences in articles may be caused by different sources of information as well as by … Continue reading

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politics matter

“i am not interested in politics.”  it is a simple sentence i myself heard multiple times, when it comes to political issues. but what does that mean? not interested? to me this sounds very much like the daily routine of coming … Continue reading

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about noire.me

noire.me is about politics – the blog is concerned with politics and political science in a way that is, in the authors opinion, needed for the lack of fundamental discussions about political issues outside of highly specialized political scientific communities. this … Continue reading

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