Articles by

Koen Hocker

Alkmaar a.k.a Raamkla City a.k.a 072

After several lesser-known cities in the Netherlands (basically anything besides Amsterdam) have been reviewed on DR, it...

So 90s: The Gedoogbeleid

Whenever I have friends from America over in the Netherlands, one of the highlights of the Tour...

The Nuclear Security Summit: Low Lands on Lock Down

What Nuclear Security Summit now? For those unaware, the larger The Hague area will be pretty much closed down...

Mali and the Dutch interest

Last week the Dutch parliament came to an agreement to participate in the UN peacekeeping mission (MINUSMA)...

Why the Dutch Hate Diplomatic Immunity

In recent weeks foreign representatives in the |Hague have been the subject of much controversy. From unpaid...

Three Things every Dutchie should know about the American Gun Culture

Immediately after the D.C. Naval Yard shooting my social media outlets exploded with Dutch friends condemning the...

New Appointment of the American Ambassador: do we matter?

Whereas the ambassadorship to the United States is regarded as one of the highest positions in the...
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