Erdogan’s victory in the referendum shows the power of a leader channeling the national interest to take back the state. It is another expression of the populist trend sweeping across the Atlantic and the European continent and positions Erdogan closer to Nigel Farage, Donald Trump or Marine Le Pen than it does to Arab dictators in neighbouring Middle-Eastern countries.
What is the relevancy in the date of a national holiday? Rejeanne Lacroix examines how the disagreements over the celebration of the Day of Republika Srpska are representative of deeper issues inherent in the governance of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Michele Di Leo analyzes how the passing of the Italian referendum could intiate some of the most drastic political change in Italian history.
Why have the Swiss people approved a bill that increases state surveillance? Eimi Harris offers a review of the new surveillance law passed in Switzerland and what the referendum results represents in the way of surveillance, security, and privacy.
Matthew Rae discusses the security implications of United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union