International Issues & Slovak Foreign Policy Affairs


Vol. 28, No. 3/4, 2019

Letter from the Editor
Hafa adai from Guam, U.S.A.!It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to this Special Issue of the Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, a journal published by the Allied Academies to expand the boundaries of case teaching by supporting...
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The Great Troublemaker: Nord Stream 2 in Russia's Foreign Energy Policy
The Nord Stream 2 project is one of the most discussed issues in EU-Russia relations, attracting the attention of politicians as well as numerous scholars and experts.1 The purpose of the following paper is to show why the Nord Stream 2 project is important...
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The Energy Union: From Vision to Reality in 5 Years
I am proud I can begin with one simple message - the Energy Union has become reality.Back in 2015, the Energy Union was only a political strategy on paper; one of the main political initiatives of the outgoing European Commission. It was built around...
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Climate Crisis and European Cities: From Shallow to Deep Adaptation
Mitigation efforts keep failingFour years after the Paris Agreement, the concentration of atmospheric CO2 continues to rise unabated (Figure 1). Despite the declared commitments to reduce greenhouse gas [GHG] emissions made by many governments, global...
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Decarbonization in the V4 Countries: Renewables Goals in Draft National Climate and Energy Plans
In order to help achieve the climate goals set by the United Nations for reducing humankind's carbon footprint and thereby preventing irreversibleing decade in October 2014. Under what is known as the 2030 climate and energy framework, EU member states...
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Brown Coal Mining in the Czech Republic -Lessons on the Coal Phase-Out
Coal burning is one of the main sources of C0a emissions and driver of the climate crisis. The rapid phase-out of coal is therefore one of the most pressing aspects to climate change mitigation and key to the overall transition away from fossil fuels....
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Vol. 26, No. 3/4, 2017

The European Union and Russia: Mirror-Like Asymmetry in Hybrid Conflict
Just as "post-truth" became a buzzword in sociology, "hybrid warfare" is its equivalent in security studies. It captures in one word how analysts see the current state of affairs between the Russian Federation and the West.1 As the Cold War was mainly...
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All Grown Up - European Union on the Path to Strategic Autonomy
The European Union is on the verge of making the most consequential decision in its modern history - the move towards strategic autonomy declared for the first time in the European Union Global Strategy issued in July 2016. European strategic autonomy...
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