For all the excitement about Euromaidan and the Ukraine crisis over the last 18 months, it seems that many have forgotten why Vladimir Putin so desperately wanted to keep Kyiv in Russia’s orbit in the first place. Starting as early ...

The ongoing refugee crisis in the Mediterranean Sea is increasingly leading non-governmental organizations (NGOs), politicians, academics and civil society to vehemently criticize the EU’s approach to the crisis and the lack of a humanitarian operation in coherence with principles of human ...

Since the start of 2014, approximately 1700 African migrants have lost their lives due to capsized boats during their journey from North Africa to Europe—the vast majority of incidents happening between Italy and Libya. A rough estimate indicates that over ...

93-year-old Oskar Groening pushed his walker into a German court in April of this year to testify in the opening of his trial. Known by the media as the “accountant of Auschwitz,” Groening has confirmed that he collected money and goods ...

We look back upon World War II with a furrowed brow and incredulous gaze, wondering how millions of people could be led to espouse such hateful ideas, based exclusively on unsubstantiated leaps in logic, pseudo-scientific assertions, and politically-engineered ‘truisms’.  How ...

An Interview with Photographer Loïc Fontanel It has been a year since Ukraine’s February Revolution, or Euromaidan, began in Kiev’s Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti), which resulted in over 100 deaths and the ousting of Russian-backed President Viktor Yanukovych. Whatever moments ...

On December 19th, the EU, on behalf of Airbus, filed a complaint with the WTO accusing the US of providing billions of dollars in subsidies to Boeing in violation of international trade law. These allegations are the latest incident in ...

This article is the second of a two-part series on the aftermath of Scotland’s referendum on independence. Please visit the first article, “A Hard Break: Scotland’s Struggle,” by Abigail Becker “It’s all for nothing if you don’t have freedom.” -Mel ...

This article is the first of a two-part series on the aftermath of Scotland’s referendum on independence. Please visit the second article, “The Ties That Bind Are Giving Scotland Rope Burn,” by Nathaniel Haas When the United Kingdom (UK) granted ...

This article is the third part of Glimpse’s three-part series on independence While most of the world has their eyes fixed on the crisis in Crimea, a Balkan nation southwest of Ukraine is currently experiencing one of the most tense ...