No 14/15,  1 July 2017

Iceland in a boom – but a fiasco in Greece
The story of two countries which tackled the financial crisis in entirely different ways | by Dr rer publ Werner Wüthrich
What drives German politics to bogeyman Russia?
by Karl Müller
The principle of national interest
by Myret Zaki, Chief Editor of the French-speaking Switzerland’s economic paper “Bilan”
Ecuador withdraws from its remaining bilateral investment treaties
 
Can democracy be globalised?
by Prof Dr Eberhard Hamer
How the US destroyed the hopes of the Afghans
Looking at the modern history of the country on the Hindukush | by Matin Baraki
Radioactive contamination of the Afghan population
Another country as a test field for bunker busting bombs with enriched and depleted uranium Excerpt from: Doug Westermann. Depleted Uranium: Far worse than 9/11. Current Concerns No 3/4 from July 2006
The civilian population is suffering
EU extends Syria sanctions
Lawsuit against NATO for uranium weapon use in Yugoslavia 1999
 
Italian soldiers keep dying from “Balkan Syndrome”
 
Summer session of the Swiss Federal Parliament
Voluntary right to vote or duty to vote? How do we win active citizens? | by Dr iur Marianne Wüthrich
Next step after total digitisation is to privatise Swiss primary and secondary school
 
Against the privatisation of schools
 
Letter to the Editor
School children can no longer do maths, even in Bavaria
“In search of a universal ethic”
International Theological Commission, Rome, 2006–2008 | by Urs Knoblauch, cultural publicist, and Dr phil Elisabeth Nussbaumer
Rediscovered – Sofja Tolstaja:
 A question of guilt

 
Food and diplomacy
by Sabine Vuilleumier
Poems and ballads – treasures of the German-speaking poetry
by Ludwig Murtinger