My statement about the new right-wing terrorism in Germany/Chemnitz (Deutsche Welle)

Deutsche Welle GERMANY 02.10.2018 Author Ben Knight Revolution Chemnitz: Why a German neo-Nazi group was charged with terrorism The seven neo-Nazis arrested in the German state of Saxony are facing more serious charges than previously expected. After some bad press, German prosecutors are now much quicker to reach for terrorism charges.      For many, the escalation […]

Just published a book about lone wolves and right-wing terrorism (Hoffmann und Campe)

Florian Hartleb EINSAME WÖLFE Der neue Terrorismus rechter Einzeltäter Download druckbares Cover Autor: Florian Hartleb Titel: Einsame Wölfe ISBN: 978-3-455-00455-7 Verlagsbereich: HoCa – Sachbuch Einband: Pappband mit SU Produktart: Buch Seiten: 256 Erscheinungsdatum: 04.10.2018 Verfügbarkeit: lieferbar   22,00 (D) 22,70 (A) 29,90 (CH)       Utøya, München, Macerata – Unsere liberale Gesellschaft ist in […]

My statements: In depth: Is Alternative for Germany becoming too extreme? (The Local)

Rachel Loxton news@thelocal.de  9/7/2018 In depth: Is Alternative for Germany becoming too extreme? The populist AfD, founded in 2013 as an anti-Euro party, is known for views that run the gamut from job creation in deindustrialized areas to stricter caps on refugees. They provided a welcome change for many looking for an alternative to more […]

The rise of populism in Asia and Europa compared – my analysis for “Political change” Singapore

Political change in Europe and Asia (July 2018) In recent years, domestic politics in both Europe and Asia have arguably become less predictable and prone to sudden, unexpected changes. Although domestic volatility is not a new phenomenon in either region, contemporary drivers are analogous and may be a reflection of a new era, with significant […]

New challenges in the Baltic sea region. International conference in Tallinn/Estonia

The Estonian Think Pro Patria Institute organized an international conference with the support of the European People´s Party in the European Parliament in Tallinn/Estonia.  On 24th May 2018 I moderated a panel “new challenges of the Baltic region sea sister parties” in Tallinn/Estonia. With the campaign managers of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania and Estonia we […]

In the Estonian national TV about the role of Viktor Orbán/ 21st May 2018

To watch here:  https://www.err.ee/833292/politoloog-orbanism-kestab-ungaris-veel-aastaid Politoloog Florian Hartleb ütles, et Ungari peaminister Viktor Orbán riigi diktaatoriks ei muutu, küll aga jääb nn orbánism veel aastateks kestma. Ungari juurtega USA miljardär George Soros otsustas viia inimõigustega tegeleva sihtasutuse Avatud Ühiskonna Fond Budapesti keskuse Berliini, et sealt juhtida rahvusvahelist tegevust edasi. Lahkumine ei tähenda, et fond lõpetab täielikult […]