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Terrorist threat in Central Asia. One problem, different approaches
Terrorist threat in Central Asia. One problem, different approaches

Attention to terrorism and ISIS has been growing in relation to the Russian involvement in the Syrian war and the risk of a “contagion” that, from North Africa and Middle East, could affect Central Asia. By Dr. Alessandro Lundini. (02/04/2016)

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The Power of Numbers: How do algorithms control our daily lives?
The Power of Numbers: How do algorithms control our daily lives?

Do you know that most of your acquired priorities, perceptions, and beliefs, are formulated through algorithms? By Ehab Khalifa. (02/02/2016)

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Member of Top Communist Nomenclature Shortlisted for Highest UN Post
Member of Top Communist Nomenclature Shortlisted for Highest UN Post

A look at the controversy surrounding the current UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, and her  United Nation Secretary-General candidacy.By Tatiana Christy. (02/01/2016)

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Quantum Islam: Towards a new worldview
Quantum Islam: Towards a new worldview

Essay analyzes the soul of the Quran and how Muslims could perceive and read it as a postmodern text with multiple-level meanings based on his/her unique life experiences. By Murray Hunter and Azly Rahman. (01/27/2016)

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The North Korean Nuclear Issue
The North Korean Nuclear Issue

What's behind North Korea's claim of a hydrogen bomb test? By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (01/13/2016)

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The Implosion of the Aam Aadmi Party
The Implosion of the Aam Aadmi Party

What caused the implosion of India's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)? By Riju Agrawal. (01/06/2015)

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Creative Economy and Bases of UNCTAD’s Creative Economy Programme as an Instrument for Growth
Creative Economy and Bases of UNCTAD’s Creative Economy Programme as an Instrument for Growth

Examination of the Creative Economy and UNCTAD’s Creative Economy Programme for growth and development.  By Giuliano Luongo. (Modern Diplomacy, 12/28/2015)

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The Peculiarities of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)
The Peculiarities of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)

Analysis of the Iranian nuclear arms deal. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (12/24/2015)

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Bound to Nothing: Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky on the Paris Climate Agreement
Bound to Nothing: Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky on the Paris Climate Agreement

Insightful interview with Professor Graciela Chichilnisky, who says the Paris climate deal actually fails to address climate change effectively. Interview by C. J. Polychroniou. (12/22/2015)

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Some Applications of Non Equilibrium Thermodynamics Thinking  to Current  Geopolitical Issues
Some Applications of Non Equilibrium Thermodynamics Thinking to Current Geopolitical Issues

In recent decades, there has been a development of several related concepts, some under the category of thermodynamics, which may be applied, to some degree, to the current geopolitical scene. By Jack Pearce. (Modern Diplomacy, 12/21/2015)

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The Paris Attacks
The Paris Attacks

Who are the key players in the fight against ISIS and how should they be fought?  By Dr. Bruce Mabley. (12/15/2015)

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Middle East: Inching Towards a Sectarian Political Order?
Middle East: Inching Towards a Sectarian Political Order?

Essay examines sectarianism in the Middle East.  By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman. (12/08/2015)

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The U.S. Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific and Sino-U.S. Relations
The U.S. Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific and Sino-U.S. Relations

The U.S. needs a more constructive approach to Sino relations to achieve a prosperous and secure Asia-Pacific.  By Qi Lin.  (11/09/2015)

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Nord Stream Nr. 2: The Project’s Implications in Europe
Nord Stream Nr. 2: The Project’s Implications in Europe

A look at the Gazprom-led Nord Stream Two gas pipeline project.  Will it actually materizalize? By Vladimir Socor. (Modern Diplomacy, 10/23/2015)

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EU-China Cooperation – Assessment of Key Policy Areas
EU-China Cooperation – Assessment of Key Policy Areas

Paper presents a general and sectoral angle to analyze EU-China relations. Professor Attila Marján. (Modern Diplomacy, 10/22/2015)

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The Turkey and US 'Safe Zone' Plan: 3 Questions with Yezid Sayigh, Carnegie Middle East Center
The Turkey and US 'Safe Zone' Plan: 3 Questions with Yezid Sayigh, Carnegie Middle East Center

Yezid Sayigh of the Carnegie Middle East Center discusses the recent Turkish-U.S. plan to create a 'safe zone' in Syria. (08/18/2015)

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Summer 2015 Issue of International Affairs Forum Now Available
Summer 2015 Issue of International Affairs Forum Now Available

The latest issue of International Affairs Forum is now available online.

This issue focuses on Capital Punishment Around the World.

Contributors include Prof. Roger Hood, Prof. Carolyn Hoyle, Prof, William A. Schabas, Dr. Michelle Miao, Said Yousif AlMuhafdah (Bahrain), David Augusto Dávila Navarro (Guatemala), Lijia Z...

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Information on Anti-Corruption Program in Macedonia
Information on Anti-Corruption Program in Macedonia
Information sheet on joint Transparency International and Center for International Relations anti-corruption effort, Transparency Watch.

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IA FORUM ARTICLES
Member of Top Communist Nomenclature Shortlisted for Highest UN Post

A look at the controversy surrounding the current UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, and her  United Nation Secretary-General candidacy.By Tatiana Christy. (02/01/2016)

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Quantum Islam: Towards a new worldview

Essay analyzes the soul of the Quran and how Muslims could perceive and read it as a postmodern text with multiple-level meanings based on his/her unique life experiences. By Murray Hunter and Azly Rahman. (01/27/2016)

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Terrorist threat in Central Asia. One problem, different approaches

Attention to terrorism and ISIS has been growing in relation to the Russian involvement in the Syrian war and the risk of a “contagion” that, from North Africa and Middle East, could affect Central Asia. By Dr. Alessandro Lundini. (02/04/2016)

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The Likely War Between Iran and Saudi Arabia

Analysis of dynamics between Iran and Saudi Arabia, and a call to rebuild a status quo in the Middle East, with the help of the Russian Federation and the United States. By Professor Giancarlo Elia Valori. (01/22/2016)

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The North Korean Nuclear Issue

What's behind North Korea's claim of a hydrogen bomb test? By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (01/13/2016)

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The Power of Numbers: How do algorithms control our daily lives?

Do you know that most of your acquired priorities, perceptions, and beliefs, are formulated through algorithms? By Ehab Khalifa. (02/02/2016)

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Bound to Nothing: Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky on the Paris Climate Agreement

Insightful interview with Professor Graciela Chichilnisky, who says the Paris climate deal actually fails to address climate change effectively. Interview by C. J. Polychroniou. (12/22/2015)

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Creative Economy and Bases of UNCTAD’s Creative Economy Programme as an Instrument for Growth

Examination of the Creative Economy and UNCTAD’s Creative Economy Programme for growth and development.  By Giuliano Luongo. (Modern Diplomacy, 12/28/2015)

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Middle East: Inching Towards a Sectarian Political Order?

Essay examines sectarianism in the Middle East.  By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman. (12/08/2015)

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Reports and Debate About Civilization's Future - Forty Years On

A look at the 40 years of discussion and debate about civilization's future, dating from the Club of Rome Report and the current view of the Anthropocene. By Jack Pearce. (12/28/2015)

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The Paris Attacks

Who are the key players in the fight against ISIS and how should they be fought?  By Dr. Bruce Mabley. (12/15/2015)

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The Peculiarities of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)

Analysis of the Iranian nuclear arms deal. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (12/24/2015)

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The Role of the UN in Prevention of WMD Proliferation

Essay examines WMDs and the UN's role preventing their proliferation. By Abhinav Dutta. (12/07/2015)

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The Shooting Down of the Russian Plane

What are the ramifications of the shooting down of a Russian plane by Turkey? By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (12/04/2015)

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The United Nations and the Emerging World Order: Challenges and Prospects

How's does the United Nations fit in the emerging new world order? By Harsh Vasani. (12/30/2015)

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EU-China Cooperation – Assessment of Key Policy Areas

Paper presents a general and sectoral angle to analyze EU-China relations. Professor Attila Marján. (Modern Diplomacy, 10/22/2015)

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Legacy of the ICTY

Paper examines the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991. By Mr. sc. Ajla Škrbic. ((Modern Diplomacy,10/29/2015)

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Nord Stream Nr. 2: The Project’s Implications in Europe

A look at the Gazprom-led Nord Stream Two gas pipeline project.  Will it actually materizalize? By Vladimir Socor. (Modern Diplomacy, 10/23/2015)

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Summer 2015 Issue of International Affairs Forum Now Available

The latest issue of International Affairs Forum is now available online.

This issue focuses on Capital Punishment Around the World.

Contributors include Prof. Roger Hood, Prof. Carolyn Hoyle, Prof, William A. Schabas, Dr. Michelle Miao, Said Yousif AlMuhafdah (Bahrain), David Augusto Dávila Navarro (Guatemala), Lijia Zhang (China), Benson Chinedu Olugbuo (Nigeria), an

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The Turkey and US 'Safe Zone' Plan: 3 Questions with Yezid Sayigh, Carnegie Middle East Center

Yezid Sayigh of the Carnegie Middle East Center discusses the recent Turkish-U.S. plan to create a 'safe zone' in Syria. (08/18/2015)

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Migration and Fence-Building

Animated overview of Migration and Fence-Building from The Three Minute Post

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Information on Anti-Corruption Program in Macedonia

Information sheet on joint Transparency International and Center for International Relations anti-corruption effort, Transparency Watch.
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TODAY'S EDITORIALS
Climate Change as a Global Security Threat
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Currency Dictatorship – the struggle to end it
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The Recent Death Sentences in Saudi Arabia
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The Implosion of the Aam Aadmi Party
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Ecological Globalization
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Going to War Against ISIS
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Some Applications of Non Equilibrium Thermodynamics Thinking to Current Geopolitical Issues
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The India - Pakistan Dispute
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The U.S. Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific and Sino-U.S. Relations
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U.S. Should Conclude the Negotiation on Rules for Aerial Encounters with China
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China and Russia on Mutual Leverages
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China’s “Victory Day Parade”: Symbolism and Significance
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China’s Lucky Decade
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Kremlin’s Battling with Islamic State or Search for New Role
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Thinking Globally, Thinking Socially
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"Compromise" Internet Tax Bill Would Cripple Online Development
'Made in China' Labels Benefit Many Parties
'Strategic reassurance' that isn't
(EU) EU/Future of Europe
‘Chimerica’ is Headed for Divorce
10 Truths About Trade Hard facts about offshoring, imports, and jobs.
3 Myths About the Iran Conflict
3 Questions: Jeffrey Harris on why we still don't have an HIV vaccine
A Bigger EU Must Be More Effective and More Democratic
A Capital Idea? Reconsidering a Financial Quick Fix
A challenge and an opportunity in Copenhagen
A Chilean Model for Russia
A Different IMF Crisis During the Crisis
A double strike
A Foreign Invasion
A Four-Step Recovery Plan for Zimbabwe
A Global New Deal
A Global Perestroika
A Global Recovery Needs A Global Response
A Global Third Way: Social Justice and the World Economy
A Grand Chessboard
A Harsh Climate for Trade: How Climate Change Proposals Threaten Global Commerce
A Higher Realism
A Leap of Faith for Sovereign Default: From IMF Judgment Calls to Automatic Incentives
A New European Divide
A New Global Balance
A Nightmare, But Will It Happen?
A Numbers Racket
A Paradox of Interest
A Personal Lock Box for Risk-Free Bonds
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'The Resource Curse': Why Africa's Oil Riches ...
‘Peak Oil’ Is a Waste of Energy
A Bipartisan Fix for the Oil Crisis
A challenge and an opportunity in Copenhagen
A Harsh Climate for Trade: How Climate Change Proposals Threaten Global Commerce
A Pipeline to Peace
A post-oil world gets less sci-fi by the day
Addressing Nigeria's Economic Problems and the Islamist Terrorist Threat
After Copenhagen: Climate Action Goes Local
All Smoke, No Fire in Bolivia
Amsterdamned
An Improbable Cure for Oil Addiction
An Israeli Strike on Iran
As the Price of Oil Soars, So Does Its Power to Shape Politics From Washington to Beijing
Before the Flood
Beyond Copenhagen
Biofuel revolution threatens food security for the poor
Boom Time at the Rope Sellers
Calibrating Credulity for Copenhagen
Can an Unfree China Be Green?
Can Economic Growth Stop Climate Change?
Can Potential Incentives in Climate Bill Spur U.S. Nuclear Industry?
Canada in Africa: The mining superpower
Cap and Fade
China in Africa for the long haul
China in Africa for the long haul
China Raises Taxes to Curb Use of Energy and Timber
China Stakes Its Middle East Claim
China Will Follow the US : A Climate Change Fable
China's Oil Consumption, Imports decreased
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Educational Reforms for STEM Studies?
Global Perspectives 2008
Doha Round Failure: What Next?
Chinese investment - good for Africa?
Assessing the Russian Economy
Tackling the terrorist threat in Britain
The post-Arab Spring and U.S. Policy
Dealing With The Afghan Warlords
Women's Rights in the Post-Arab Spring
Global Perspectives 2007
Responses to Iraq Study Report
Perspectives on Singh's Visit
EU Latin Immigration Laws and Impact
UNASUR - A South American EU?
Nepal's future foreign policy
Independence for Taiwan?
What next for Afghanistan?
Debating the Bali climate deal
The Russian State and Energy Control
UN Military in the Middle East?
Iran and the Nuclear Question
Dubai Ports World Fiasco in Retrospect
Is Musharraf good for the West?
The EU Reform Treaty
A new Cold War?
What should be done about Robert Mugabe?
Tony Blair - a success as Prime Minister?
Is Hugo Chavez a threat to stability?
Is China a Growing Military Threat?
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