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Energy security in the V4: Assessment of possible cooperation to enhance security and development

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Bend of the Danube at Visegrad - photo by Marinyu Anyu https://flic.kr/p/6GZc2f

Energy security has become one of the most important issues on the agenda of the European Union since the second gas crisis of 2009 when Russian gas flows to Europe were interrupted in the course of Moscow’s dispute with Ukraine over transit fees and higher gas prices. Even though energy security is of importance for…

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Igor Lukes: ‘US attitude towards Europe is above party lines’

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We present to you an interview with Igor Lukes, Czech-born professor of History and International Relations at Boston University. Our correspondent Jakub Janda questioned him about Republican Primaries, role of foreign policy in American political campaigns, and the puzzlement of the Europeans over distinguishing the Republicans from Democrats.  

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Ágnes Szunomár: The roots of Chinese-Central European relations – The case of Hungary

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The Chinese presence in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) has intensified recently as China’s great power ambitions have grown and the CEE-region has been in dour need of this new partnership due to the economic crisis. However, this relationship is not as new-fangled as it seems. In some cases – for example the case of…

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