On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaty, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Vice-President of the European Commission Ms Federica Mogherini invited 35 young people from across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa for a 2 hour sit down at the European External Action Service. The topic, how can young…

My route to the CYPA was a little different from most, both practically and ideologically. Firstly, coming from the UK meant a marathon journey, hopping from Newcastle to Amsterdam, onwards to Beijing and then finally to the destination, and as expected at an event hosted by the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats, coming from…

As of October, Andrea Ugrinoska is IFLRY’s new Executive Director, she is IFLRY’s only full-time employee, and is responsible for running IFLRY’s office in London. Krijn van Eeden, Libel co-editor, interviewed her to find out more about her and her role within the organisation. Can you tell me a little about yourself? I’m Andrea, I’m…

The world that we live in is constantly becoming more and more complex. Human action takes on new and innovative forms and governments develop novel ways to limit or channel it. The economy has been globalized and the division of labor has become exceptionally sophisticated, which is reflected in the multitude of professions, plurality of…

Admittedly, some foreign recruits articulate a clear understanding of why they elect to take part in foreign terrorist organizations. They believe they are doing something meaningful, something that solidifies their name in history. In one interview, when I asked about the motivations of an ex-ISIL terrorist, the interviewee responded: “What is greater than making a…