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Now is the Time to Reform the Immigration Courts

U.S. Immigration Courts are in a state of crisis. What steps should be taken?   By Hon. Dara Leigh Marks. 

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The Link between Statelessness and Refugeehood

In this excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, an analysis of the link between statelessness and refugees.  By Prof. Helene Lambert.  (04/27/016) 

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Capital Punishment in Guatemala: The First Steps to Abolition

Political will needed in order to achieve abolition of the death penalty in Guatemala. By David Augusto Dávila Navarro. (07/22/2015)

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Victoria Redclift

Dr. Victoria Redclift discusses statelessness and transnational political space.  (04/20/2016)

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Heracles Moskoff, Greek National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings

In this excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Dr. Heracles Moskoff, Greek National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings, discusses Greece's efforts against human trafficking as well as issues surrounding the current mixed migrant crisis. (07/12/2016)&

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IA Forum Interview: Hans ten Feld (UNHCR, Germany)

In this excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Hans ten Feld (UNHCR) discusses issues surrounding the current mixed migrant crisis. (04/05/2016)

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IA Forum Interview: Prof. James B. Hathaway discusses migration and international law

In this excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Professor James B. Hathaway discusses the current migrant crisis and international law. Interview by Katherine Lugo. (03/22/2016) 

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Migration and Statelessness: New Issue of International Affairs Forum Now Available

The new issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. It focuses on Migration and Statelessness, with interviews and essays from a myriad of contributors from around the world, spanning academia to practitioners.  

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Key to Stop Refugee Flows: Unique higher education program for Conflict zones

Is the unique higher education program for development in conflict zones, with or without internet connectivity, the key to stop refugee flow? By Prof. Djawed Sangdel. (02/16/2016)

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IA Forum Interview: Prof. Dawn Chatty - Migration and the Middle East

In an exerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum,, Professor Dawn Chatty discusses the migration in the Middle 

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Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal Injection

Essay provides history and analysis of lethal injection. Is it on the decline? By Brian Evans. (08/26/2015)

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Interview: Said Yousif AlMuhafdah, Bahrain Centre for Human Rights,

Said Yousif AlMuhafdah (Bahrain Centre for Human Rights) discusses capital punishment issues in Bahrain,(08/20/2015)

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Response Comment: Race and the Death Penalty

Comments in response to piece in International Affairs Forum issue, Race and the Death Penalty: Interview with Prof. Jeffrey Kirchmeier.  By Dudley Sharp. (08/26/2015)

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International Anti-Death Penalty Advocacy and China’s Recent Capital Punishment Reform

Examines the impact of the EU-led campaign against the death penalty in China by exploring China’s reform on the death penalty. Dr. Michelle Miao. (08/11/2015)

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Response Comment: Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal Injection

Comments in response to piece in International Affairs Forum issue, Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal Injection .  By Dudley Sharp. (08/26/2015)

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The Syrian Kurds: A House Divided

Featured in Marine Corps University Journal. By Winston H (12/18/2013)
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Etats-Unis La catholicisation à l’époque du « shift of power »

Is there a mounting influence of Catholics and Catholicism (10/24/2012)
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Syria: Torture Centers Revealed

For 27 Detention Sites: Locations, Commanders’ Names, Tort (12/11/2011)
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Afghanistan: Securing the Future for Afghan Women

Reflects on the progress of women's rights in Afgha (12/31/2010)

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Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan

Optimistic view about progress in Afghanistan. By Nathanie (12/1/2010)
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Why Mubarak Is Out

Background and analysis of factors leading to Mubarak's lo (9/1/2010)
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Americans Support Repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

Voters recognize through a CAP poll that as our country fi (2/17/2010)
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Warming Chad-Sudan Relations Necessary for Darfur Peace

Efforts by the Chadian and Sudanese governments to mend th (2/17/2010)
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Bilateral donors and aid conditionality in post-conflict peacebuilding

Exploring the role of bilateral donors and conditional aid (1/1/2010)
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The Bearded Gentleman

Rather than assassinate Iranian citizens abroad, which pro (12/8/2009)
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The Yuan Underrated, China Overrated

America is driven by innovation. China, running like a mad (11/10/2009)
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Afghanistan in the Opinion Pages

An opinion piece concerning the validity of the recent ele (10/4/2009)
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US: Adopt Stronger Laws for Child Farmworkers

An article from Human Rights Watch, calling the U.S. to am (9/1/2009)
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U.N. Secretary General Calls Attention to the Plight of the World’s Working Poor

Ban Ki-moon calls for a global funding for a poverty monit (9/1/2009)
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Will Armenia Break Off From Russia?

The author examines the balance of power in Caucasus and c (9/1/2009)
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EDITORIALS
Taiwanese Global Health Initiative: A Lesson in Soft Power Building

Taiwan’s Zika pandemic preparedness solves issues at home while giving it a boost in the eyes of the world. By Justin Cheung .(04/29/2016)

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Poles Saving Jews in Bangkok: History Lesson for Humanity

What can Thailand learn from World War II humanitarian acts by the Poles? By Rattana Lao. (03/24/2016)

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Europe’s Refugee Crisis and the Fallacy of Composition

Europe must take a hard look at its ill-proportioned burden sharing of migrants, which has strained all parties. By David Thornton. (03/04/2016)

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The issue of IDPs from Kashmir

The religious minority of the Pandits of Kashmir is living in exile since 1990. A look at the core issues faced by these Internally Displaced Persons.  By Kashi Pandit. (10/21/2015)

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Thinking Globally, Thinking Socially

Using social entrepreneuralism to tackle large social issues, including the refugee crisis. By James Stockmal. (09/2015, Association for Strategic Planning)

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Is Capital Punishment Dying?

What do statistics say about the death penalty and homicide rates?  By Prof. Dale O. Cloninger. (08/18/2015)

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Genocide-labeling has always been political

Does Taphael Lemkin's definition of genocide apply to the 100 year old Armenian suffering at the hands of Turday?  By Tal Buenos. (04/24/2015)

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The Organization of Islamic Cooperation: 45 Years of the Collective Muslim World’s Voice

Stumbling blocks still abound for Muslim interests through the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. By Amit R. Saksena. (01/29/2015) 

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Facts Show Investigation of Turkish Media Members Warranted

A recent request by Turkish police to question selected media personnel has been met by negative media reaction.  Author says we shouldn't move so fast.  By Dr. Ali Murat Yel.  (01/26/2015)

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Parthenon Marbles: Democracy Cannot be Frittered

The time is overdue for Britain to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece. By Panos Chatzinikolaou. (01/22/2015)

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No More Foreign Affairs

The concept of Foreign Affairs has been replaced by a more global By Jack Pearce. (01/13/2015)

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Malala’s Revolution

The recent Nobel Prize winner paves the way for future progress in gender equality.  By Dr. A.C. Beyer.  (11/10/2014)

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Minds, Bodies and Feminism

Reflections on the current state of gender oppression and stereotypes. By Dr. AC Beyer (10/20/2014)

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To Make Great Strides in Health Care Improvement, Look to Education and Community

Discussion of nonprofit Spine Africa, that works to update medical equipment, facilities and medical methods in Africa.  By Dr. Richard Arjun Kaul. (07/03/2014)

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What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table

What is - and can be - the impact of women's representation in peace negotiations? By Sthelyn Romero. (05/26/2014)

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Denied Justice and Discriminated in the Face of Death – Foreign Nationals and the Death Penalty

International Commission against the Death Penalty members discuss focusing on foreign nationals and capital punishment worldwide..  By Ruth Dreifuss and Federico Mayor.  (03/03/2014)

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The Peril of Ethiopian Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia: A Life of Absolute Defenseless and Destitute

Author discusses the plight of Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia facing human rights abuses. By Henok G. Gabisa. (11/17/2013)

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Overpopulation – the Forgotten Question

As overpopulation issues mount, the greatest impacts are on developing countries. By Anuradha Kataria. 07/12/2013
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India’s Water Woes

Examines the quantitative and qualitative water issues facing India. By Anuradha Kataria (01/27/2013)
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Human Trafficking – the Untamable Epidemic

A look at the root causes of human trafficking and possible steps to combat it. By Anuradha Kataria. (09/24/2012)
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Protests Here, Protests There: Mass Demonstrations and the State of Democracy in the U.S. & Bolivia

Author analyzes protest movements in U.S. and Bolivia and what government response says for a healthy democracy in both countries. By Nicholas A. Fromherz. (11/07/2011)
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The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?

Article, critical of Turkish politics that counter any success Armenians have achieved in their quest for recognition of the Turkish genocide of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915. By David Davidian. (03/10/2011)
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Women are the Pillars of Afghanistan

Author responds to op-ed by Laura Bush, and discusses steps to achieve gender equality. By Ashraf Haidari. (10/18/2010)
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Afghanistan: Never Mind the Disabled

Author looks at issues faced by disabled in Afghanistan and critiques the lack of programs to assist them. By Fahim Kairy. (01/19/2011)
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Wearing the burqa in France: questioning integration models for Muslim communities in Europe?

Author explores the complexity of the burqa issue in France. By Valentine Pasquesoone. (IA-Forum, 11/03/2009)
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A Global Plan of Action Against Human Trafficking

Ambassador Alyaksandr Sychov (Belarus) calls for a global plan of action against human trafficking and provides analysis to support it. By Ambassador Alyaksandr Sychov. (05/26/2009)
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Education is the Key to Empowering Afghan Women

Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan M. Ashraf Haidari argues for increased efforts to educate the women of Afghanistan as a primary step in ensuring greater rights. By M. Ashaf Haidari. (05/13/2009)
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Reflections on new violence in Northern Ireland

Author comments on recent Protestant extremist riots in Northern Ireland. By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (3/17/2009)
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The Complicated Task of Educating Future Leaders

A discussion of international relations eduation system and a call for Realism in the course of studies. By Alina Khasabova. (03/01/2009)
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Last Ditch in Zimbabwe

Talk(s) may be cheap, but it’s all Zimbabwe has going for it. One problem along the way: South Africa is hardly an honest broker. By Jens F. Laurson & George A. Pieler (08/06/2008)
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