Here’s What Putin Thought of the United States 10 Years Ago

Today the annual Munich Security Conference is kicking off, bringing together some of the world’s most influential voices on security and defense at the Bayerischer Hof hotel. While most people will be analyzing and over-analyzing the meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Team Trump, I think it is much more interesting to cast a […]

Short Film: The Case Against Alexander Adamescu

In late January, the German businessman Dan Adamescu died while serving a 4.5 year sentence in Romania due to health complications after authorities denied him proper medical treatment. His son, Alexander Adamescu, continues to be threatened with extradition from the United Kingdom to Romania on completely nonsensical, bogus charges. Their incredible, outrageous story of injustice […]

The Not-So-Special Relationship

The outcomes of both Brexit and the US election were unexpected, disruptive, and driven by a similar surge of nationalism. And so you’d think that the first meeting of Prime Minister Theresa May and President Donald Trump would be a celebratory affair. It certainly hasn’t felt like that. When Prime Minister May arrived yesterday, the […]

The Gambia and Thailand: A Tale of Two Coups

For all of those committed to rule of law and democracy, the recent removal of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh from office is a most welcome development. Jammeh, who lost the December 2016 presidential elections in a surprise landslide to incoming Gambian head of state, Adama Barrow, had first taken power via a military coup in […]

Why We Must Reform the European Arrest Warrant

A terrific article by Mitchell Belfer in the Parliament Magazine about why the United Kingdom must reform the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) to prevent abuses such in the case of Alexander Adamescu: Despite having not set foot in Romania for years, when Alexander criticised the Romanian government for their unjust treatment of his father, he […]

Newspaper România Liberă Blasts KPMG over ‘Privatized Censorship’

The following open letter to the global accounting firm KPMG was published by the Romanian daily newspaper, România Liberă. Dear Mr Veihmeyer, We, the journalists and editors of România Liberă, issue a public appeal regarding the role of your firm, KPMG International, with regard to a series of repressive and illegal actions in which you […]

Opriţi distrugerea “României libere”!

24 Octombrie 2016 Stimate domnule Veihmeyer, Noi, jurnalişti şi editori la “România liberă”, vă adresăm acest apel public referitor la rolul firmei dvs, KPMG International, în legătură cu o serie de acţiuni represive şi ilegale, în care sunteţi parte, acţiuni care au fost puse la cale de fostul Guvern român împotriva ziarului nostru, cu scopul […]

UNCHR, Free Speech, and the Death of the King

The statement by UNHCR Thailand is completely unacceptable even if the lowest standards are applied.

Letter from Gülen Whistleblower

As part of our investigation into the activities taking place at Fethullah Gülen’s numerous U.S. charter schools, we have come into contact with dozens of whistleblowers willing to come forward and share the facts of their experiences. This one that we have received in the past few days from New York makes for astonishing, shocking […]

Press Release: Lawyer Cites Inability of Texas Education Agency to Investigate Harmony Public Schools

The following press release was distributed to media this evening: WASHINGTON DC, October 14, 2016 – A recently concluded investigation by the Texas Education Agency into the charter school network controlled by secretive Turkish figure Fethullah Gülen has failed to address the substance of numerous glaring irregularities, says Robert Amsterdam, an attorney acting on behalf […]