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Collective Inaction: Constraints of National Designs in the Continuing Struggles of EU Environmental

Paper examines issues surroundng European Union environmental policies. By Roland Gawlitta. (07/23/2015)

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How Did the Advent of Nuclear Weapons Change Security Thinking and Strategy?

Paper analyzes security and strategic thinking since the advent of nuclear weapons. By Torgeir Pande Braathen. (07/21/2015)

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Refugees’ Right to Work: Economic Justification for Ideal Refugee Rights

Essay asks, what are the economic impacts of refugee absorption? By M. Anela Malik. (07/02/2015)

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Universal Abolition of Capital Punishment is Drawing Nearer

Analysis of trends pointing to universal abolishment of the death penalty. By Prof. William A. Schabas. (07/02/2015)

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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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Progress Made for Worldwide Abolishment of Death Penalty

Data and analysis from the Fifth Edition of The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective show that an increasing number of countries are abolishing the death penalty.  By Professors Roger Hood and Carolyn Hoyle.  (06/30/2015)

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Gas Discoveries in East Mediterranean: A Catalyst for Regional Cooperation

East Mediterranean gas discoveries provide a golden opportunity for energy security and cooperation. By Antonia Dimou. (06/26/2015, first appeared in Cyprus Center for European and International Affairs)

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Bosnian Myths

An analysis of the Bosnian State. By Professor Dubravko Lovrenovic. (6/07/2015)

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Technology as a Means to Improving Access to Education

Online education is an important avenue for citizens in emerging countries to help development.  By Polina Bayramova.  (05/14/2015)

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Berlin Congress of 1878 still in force in the Balkans

Where do the Balkans fit in Europe?  Paper argues little has changed since the Berlin Congress of 1878.  By Prof. Anis Bajrektarevic.  (05/11/2015)

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IA Forum Interview: Sirin Koprucu discusses global business strategy

IA Forum interview with global business strategy expert, Sirin Koprucu, who will be leading a session at the upcoming Association for Strategic Planning Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., May 6-8.  (04/21/2015)

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Charlie Hebdo, Xenophobia, and France's Colonial History

Reflections on the Charlie Hebdo attack and underlying issues in and about France.  By Timothy Aderman. (04/07/2015)

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GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 03/16/2015

In this week’s GRI Risk Outlook: Nuclear talks with Iran,  possible increases in interest rates, Israeli PM Netanyahu faces reelection hiccups, and more. (Global Risk Outlook, 03/16/2015)

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Interview with Mark Towery, Geo Strategy Partners

Mark Towery, Managing Director of Geo Strategy Partners, discusses how organizations should embrace strategic planning to compete in today's dynamic, hypercompetitive market.  (03/04/2015)

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Church Diplomacy: Greece, Russia and Beyond

The intersection of politics and religion between Greece and Russia analyzed.  By Eirini Patsea. (Modern Diplomacy, 02/22/2015)

 

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EDITORIALS
The Future of Turkey after the Last Elections: the Kurdish question and the economic outlook

Where does Turkey stand after its last parliamentary elections?  By Diego Del Priore. (moderndiplomacy.eu, 07/29/2015)

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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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NATO, Russia, and the Security Dilemma

Is a security dilemma moving forward between NATO and Russia?  By Robert Souza.  (07/17/2015)

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Europe – Syriza-ize or Syria-nize

Europe and the Greek criis.  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (07/12/2015)

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Europe Agonistes: A Divided Continent Plays Out a Greek Drama

Europe and the Greek eurozone crisis. By Jamil Maidan Flores. (First published by Jakarta Post, 06/29/2015)

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Collateral effect of a Romania and Moldova Union

What are the potential effects and prospects for a Romania-Modova union?  By Georgii Kukhaleishvili. (06/02/2015)

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Zeman-Putin: bonded by business

What can be taken from Czech President Milosh Zeman's recent statement about Russia? By Georgii Kukhaleishvili. (05/25/2015)

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A Case for Rejecting Turkey's Bid to Join the EU

Negatives presented by Turkish policies outweigh the positives for admittance into the EU. By Bhavin Gupta. (04/30/2015)

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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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Was Ukrainian Crisis a result of NATO Eastward Expansion?

Ukraine is a primary comopent of Putin's concern against NATO’s expansion policy towards the CIS. By Sandeep Tripathi. (03/16/2015)

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Imperative of an EU-Russia Strategic Reset

It's time to rethink the EU-Russia relationship.  By Eirini Patsea. (03/09/2015)

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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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What does Putin Want, and How To Handle Him?

What are Putin's objectives and what's limiting him? And how should the West respond?  By Jack Pearce. (02/25/2015)

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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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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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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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Denazification urgently needed in Europe

In light of the Charlie Hebdo attack, author reflects on the EU.  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (01/09/2014)

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Will outside conflict hurt Poland’s economic growth?

Analysis of the effect of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on the Polish economy.  By Brian Daigle (10/22/2014, Global Risk Insights).

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Europe – the letzte Mensch or Übermensch, the new Byzantium or declining Rome

The recently released IMF’s World Economic Outlook brings discouraging news for many. What does it mean the Europe?  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (10/10/2014)

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The New Leaders are the EU’s Response

Contrary to many who belive the EU has done little in reaction to the Ukrainian crisis, its response has been made.  By Panos Chatzinikolaou. (09/08/2014)

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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 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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Iran Nuclear Deal: On the way to political transformations or united for the political game?

What are the hopes for the Iran nuclear deal? By Serine Ayriyan. (12/15/2013)

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The Exhaustion of the Greek Political System and a Society in Flames

Author examines Greece's internal issues and their impacts on its crisis. By Dimitra Karantzeni.
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From Lisbon to Barcelona – all the forgotten EU instruments

Is multiculturalism dead in Europe? By Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (12/13/2012)
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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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Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?

Author examines current military situation in Afghanistan and prospect for removing Western troops by 2014. By Michael Orfanos. (05/23/2011)
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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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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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