The world is on the start of a uncertain year for foreign policy. Too many new players in the game create a feeling that things can go either way on a variety of hot bed issues. -Vasilis Chronopoulos

The world is entering its most dangerous chapter in decades. The sharp uptick in war over recent years is outstripping our ability to cope with the consequences. From the global refugee crisis to the spread of terrorism, our collective failure to resolve conflict is giving birth to new threats and emergencies. Even in peaceful societies, the politics of fear is leading to dangerous polarization and demagoguery.

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