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About Tina Schivatcheva

Tina Schivatcheva is a University of Cambridge graduate and a specialist in international development. Her work includes extensive empirical research conducted throughout Europe as well as in Canada.

Articles by Tina Schivatcheva

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The new German surveillance state - Merkel, Snowden and the Euro Hawk drone

In principle, Germany is a state committed to democracy and international peace. This is why three recent political scandals, which exposed the vulnerability of German citizens to the surveillance institutions of their state as well as the development of drones, came as a surprise to many. 

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