What Erdogan is thinking about Ukraine

Turkey’s twentieth-century experience was very different from that of most European countries. During World War One, the late Ottoman Empire joined forces with Germany, a decision the sultans not only came to regret but that ultimately led to the fall of their monarchy. The Turkish War of Independence followed, touched off by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, […]

[Podcast] Oppen Dieren Episod 12: Aserbaidjan, Armenien an d’EU

Déi zwieleft Episod vum neie Podcast “Oppen Dieren” ass disponibel um Lëtzebuerger Journal. Dir fannt déi ganz Episod andeems dir HEI klickt. Hei ass een Teaser: Dir kënnt onofhängege Journalismus ënnerstëtze andeems dir iech op de Lëtzebuerger Journal abonnéiert. Méi Informatioune fannt dir op journal.lu.

ConsEUmer podcast / EP60: Petrol car ban scepticism, Gas import alternatives, and Maastricht’s Dirty 30 (co-hosted w/ Fabio Fernandes)

This week’s ConsEUmer podcast is once again co-hosted with Fabio Fernandes. Our topics: ⛽ EU lawmakers voice scepticism over petrol car ban timeline 🇪🇺 It’s the EU’s birthday this week 🏭 Europe looks to Azerbaijan for gas imports [Note: Luxembourg’s debt-to-GDP is actually only 22%, not 30%.] You can follow Fabio on Twitter @DeFariaeSilva. February […]

The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh is not over

My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found HERE. Despite protests in Luxembourg, the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has been out of the European news cycle for months. And yet, that leaves the supporters of its cause undeterred. If you want to support independent journalism in Luxembourg, you can subscribe to Journal […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP46: Latvia locks down, Bye bye Alitalia, and Austria’s political crisis (w/ Franz Schellhorn)

New week, new ConsEUmer episode! This week: 🇱🇻 Lativa locks down for a month ✈️ Alitalia is dead, long live Alitalia? (w/ Luca Bertoletti) 🏭 Energy prices go through the roof 🇦🇹 Austria in turmoil & its need for reforms (w/ Franz Schellhorn) Euractiv link: https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/whos-to-blame-for-high-energy-prices/ You can follow Franz Schellhorn on Twitter at @franzschellhorn. […]

Let’s talk about Azerbaijan

My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found HERE. A recent verbal attack on the Grand Duchy put Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev on the radar of many Luxembourgers. But what exactly is the deal with Azerbaijan, and why should we care a lot more than we do now? If you want to support […]