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Now Available - IA Forum Fall 2016 Issue: Corruption and Human Trafficking

The Fall 2016 issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. This focuses on Corruption and Human Trafficking, with interviews and essays from contributors from around the world, spanning academia to practitioners to winners of our Student Writing Competition.  

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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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Brazil in the short Strikes – the ultimate price of welfare

What's the state of Temer's economic efforts in Brazil? By Luísa Monteiro. (05/05/2017)

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Interview with Dr. Luke S. Bearup: Human Trafficking

In this interview, Dr. Luke S. Bearup discusses human trafficking reintegration and justice as it relates to human trafficking. (11/28/2016)

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Interview with Professor Kelly M. Greenhill

Professor Kelly M. Greenhill discusses human trafficking, migrant trafficking, and related corruption issues.  (11/23/2016)

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Organ Trafficking During Times of War and Political Conflict

In this special excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Nancy Scheper-Hughes, provides an in-depth look at organ trafficking issues. (11/17/2016)

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The Female Burden and the International Political Economy of Sex Trafficking

In this runner-up essay in the International Affairs Forum Student Writing Content, an analysis of sex trafficking and the North-South political economic gap. By Layla Abi-Falah.

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Corruption – Security: Forging U.S. Strategy

In this special excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, co-founder of Transparency International, Frank Vogl, discusses US policy to address the nexus of security and corruption issues. (11/02/2016)

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The Right to Know: Media Coverage, Election, and Informed Voting in Democracies

Short paper asks, What should the media cover to help people know better about candidates and make informed voting decisions during electoral campaigns?  By Dr. Mohammed Al-Azdee. (07/07/2016)

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Privacy I(n)t Context

Privacy has long been protected, but will face a new dimension of protection for the generations to come. By Dr. Jasna Cošabic. (04/26/2016)

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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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Facing the Trump Presidency – Will the Monroe doctrine finally die?

What does the incoming Trump administration portend for US-South American relations? By Nicola Bilotta. (01/18/2017)

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The easing of USA and Cuba relations from the standpoint of the Cuban Mafia

Examination of the impact of emerging US-Cuba relations on Cuban organized crime.  By Sayoni Biswas. (09/20/2015)

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Chile & New Zealand: A Comparative Study in Environmental Policy

Following New Zealand’s model, paper suggests Chile adopt policies to address environmental impact of business activity and non-renewable energy production. By Matt Josey. (07/26/2015)

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Paging Gov. Beasley: Will the World Food Program face a famine or flourish under American budget cut

The WFP needs to flourish in these trying times to control world hunger and thirst. New Executive Director Gov. David Beasley needs to do just that. By M. Patel. (03/29/2017)

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Let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global banking

On this International Women’s Day, we can start to begin the end of male dominance of MDBs: let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global MBD banking. By M. Patel. (03/08/2017)

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A Consequential UN Appointment From The Trump Administration

David Beasley has been nominated to lead the United Nation’s World Food Program (WFP), a critical program that needs visionary leadership.  By M. Patel. (03/07/2017)

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When Democracy Becomes Whispers

The right to practice one’s religion and the citizen’s right to free speech are both essential freedoms in any state wishing to call itself ‘a democracy’. By Dr. Bruce Mabley. (02/23/2017)

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The Plight of Refugees

A brief analysis of the global refugee crisis.  By Sooyoung Hu. (01/05/2016)

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Thank you Fidel

Author asks whether Fidel Castro's legacy needs a fairer examination. By Dr. Bruce Mabley. (12/08/2016)

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Questioning Canada’s Middle Power Status and its Possible Impact on the UNSC Bid

Finding itself as a middle power, how must Canada act to bid on a temporary United Nations Security Council (UNSC) seat? By Sebastian Hierl. (12/05/2016)

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(Un)Expected President

Reflections on the election of Donald Trump and what it portends. By Tomislav Jakic.  (11/21/2016)

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Sino-US relations – Recalibration or Repetition?

What is the future for US-China relations? By Qi Lin. (11/18/2016)

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No vacancy for women leaders in global banks

There has not been a single woman leader of the five major development banks, in their more than fifty year history..It's time there is.  By Choop Sadkam. (10/07/2016)

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Better Yielding, Better Living: Sustainable Agricultural Productivity in the 2030 agenda

Food production must be doubled to feed a global population of nine billion by 2050. Author presents efforts needed to meet that goal. By Mumukshu Patel. (10/07/2015)

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How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again

Allies and partners are looking to the United States in ways not seen since the Cold War.  By Rob Spalding and Adam Lowther. (The Diplomat, 06/29/2015)

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An Utopic Denouement for the Venezuelan Crisis

What's the state of Venezuela's economy and where is it going?  By Robson Coelho Cardoch Valdez.  (07/08/2015)

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Please Don´t Stop the Music: How the Latin American Economy Skipped a Beat

The Latin economy's sustained growth has stopped.  What's next?  By José Luis Alvarado Valenzuela. (07/08/2015)

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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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Is Multipolarity Inevitable in International Politics?

A look at unpolarity and multipolarity in international politics. By Amit R. Saksena. (03/05/2015)

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Tribulation of the Right to Free Passage: Strolling in your neighbor’s front yard with a hand gun?

UNCLOS states that all states enjoy the right of innocent passage through the territorial sea. But what about warships and ships containing dangerous cargo?  By Amit R. Saksena. (01/27/2015)

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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 New Face of Governance

In the new face of governance, NGOs play an important role.  By Dana-Marie Seepersad. (02/26/2014)

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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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Which Policy to Address Climate Change?

Author examines potential impacts of climate change and policy options to combat it. By Julian Morris, International Policy Network. (12/09/2009)
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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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