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Chatham House - Boris Johnson Speech
Chatham House - Boris Johnson Speech (02/20/2018)


Why The UK Needs HMS Queen Elizabeth
Why The UK Needs HMS Queen Elizabeth

The United Kingdom joins the major nations in the world by having a tool to achieve deterrence, diplomatic obligations, disaster relief and humanitarian aid. It is about time. By Danny Hawkins. (07... Read More...



Outsourcing Jihadists and Putin’s Foreign Policy
Outsourcing Jihadists and Putin’s Foreign Policy

Essay analyzes Russian terrorism policy in the Middle East and Caucasus. By Prof. Dmitry V. Shlapentokh. (07/01/2015)

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Obama and Cameron, com'on – All We Need is Fromm
Obama and Cameron, com'on – All We Need is Fromm

Reflections on the brotherly love of President Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron, Erich Fromm, and what capitalism needs. By Amna Whiston. (01/30/2014)

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The Muslim Brotherhood in Holes and Corners
The Muslim Brotherhood in Holes and Corners

What's the status on Muslim Brotherhood's activities in the UK and Egypt? By Mohammed Salama. (11/26/2013)

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Loyalty of the borderlands
Identity, not economics, should direct the debate over Scottish devolution, writes MP Rory Stewart (02/22/2012, Prospect) Read More...


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Islamic Family Law and its Reception by the Courts in England
To some extent, the English court system has allowed aspects of Islamic Family Law to be upheld in England. This allowance is not absolute, however, and the article mentions court cases in which the ... Read More...


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Israel and Sri Lanka: a media analysis of war crimes allegations
Report by Just Journalism, a UK-based research organization focused on how Israel and Middle East issues are reported in the UK media. (June 2009) Read More...


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CIA uses British informants to track terrorism
Many U.S. intelligence officials see the Islamist extremist presence in Britain as a primary threat to U.S. security. MI5 and CIA have been cooperating on the Islamist terror threat since 9/11, howev... Read More...


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Echoes of cold war as MI5 boosts its anti-spy activities
Although terrorism remains its prioritized threat, the UK is building its counter-intelligence efforts against Russia, China and others to a level not seen since the end of the cold war. By Richard N... Read More...


Africa is in the Basement
Africa is in the Basement
Author discusses placement of the African exhibit within the British Museum and how it may represent to some, a broader picture. By William Sapp. (07/21/2008) Read More...


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The return of Mr Nyet
The Economist reports that Russia appears ready to use its veto more often on the UN Security Council, prompting fears of a diplomatic logjam. (Economist, 07/17/2008) Read More...


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Will Brussels Get Tough With Moscow?
RFE/RL examines speculation that British policymakers might be moving toward a more EU-like model of accommodating Moscow, particularly with UK-Russian relations at a low. By: Brian Whitmore (RFE/RL, ... Read More...


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To strengthen Miliband's case for democracy, drop Iraq, add Europe
The author discusses David Miliband’s speech at Oxford where he suggested that the UK should not let the US give democracy promotion a bad name. By Timothy Garton Ash (The Guardian, 02/14/2008) Read More...


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Foreign Secretary Speech on the 'Democratic Imperative'
David Miliband's speech at St Hugh's College, Oxford in which the Foreign Secretary outlines the progressive nature of British Foreign Policy - promoting democracy through Western interventions abroad... Read More...


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Direct Democracy
Aberdeen doesn’t’ need London to collect its trash, Milwaukee doesn’t need Washington to run its schools. If that government is best which governs least, then surely that unit of government which has... Read More...


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UK agrees missile defence request
The UK will allow the US to construct part of its missile defence system in the UK. The Defence Secretary says that this will benefit the UK by giving it access to missile warning data, but opponents ... Read More...


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State Immunity: The United Nations and its effect
The authors examine the possible effects of the United Nations Convention concerning state immunity, and give an overview on the current laws governing state immunity. (Joanne Foakes and Elizabeth Wil... Read More...


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Terrorist Attacks in the United Kingdom: More Faces of al-Qaeda
The authors describe the recently attempted terrorist attacks in the UK and explain how they could impact British counterterrorism policies in the early days of Prime Minister’s Gordon’s term. By Sim... Read More...


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Blair Endorses Gordon Brown as His Successor
As widely expected, Blair endorsed Gordon Brown as his desired successor. Article looks at what this means for Britain and her Economy. By Alan Cowell (NY Times, 05/11/07) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Karen E. Smith
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Karen E. Smith
International Affairs Forum discusses EU issues with Dr. Karen E. Smith, Head of the European Foreign Policy Unit, London School of Economics. (IA-Forum, 03/15/2007) Read More...


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Europeans' chill deepens on US policy
The author confronts a growing problem for America's European allies: reconciling domestic opinion with unpopular foreign policy. By Robert Marquand (Christian Science Monitor, 2/23/2007). Read More...


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The state of Britain
Article obserces how Britain has succesfully handled the lastest round of globalisation and reversed the decline it experienced in the 1970s. A survey of the country follows. (The Economist, 02/01/07) Read More...


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Britain now No 1 al-Qaida target - anti-terror chiefs
Britain has become the main target for a resurgent al-Qaida, which has successfully regrouped and now presents a greater threat than ever before, according to counter-terrorist officials. They have re... Read More...


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Britain After Sept. 11: Security versus Civil Liberties
In the five years since the Sept.11, 2001 terror attacks on the US, Britain has itself become both a victim of terror and the legislation brought in to secure it from further attacks. By Nick Aimes (D... Read More...


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What Not to Take From Britain's Success
Author says there is much to learn from Britain's methods of combating terrorism, their expertise in human intelligence, and their non-hysterical reaction to very real threats. By Juliette Kayyem. (Wa... Read More...


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The Globalisation Institute (London, UK)
The Globalisation Institute is a think tank founded in 2005 with the aim of examining how globalisation can be harnessed to work for the worlds poorest. Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Professor Philippe Sands QC
IA-Forum speaks with Professor Philippe Sands QC about international law issues and his latest book, Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules (Viking). By Dimitri Neos and A... Read More...


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The World Has Changed - So Must The Tories
Author contends that David Cameron and the Tory party must shed the impression that they are out of date and out of touch. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 10/11/2005) Read More...


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Why Tolerate the Hate?
The author praises British Prime Minster Tony Blair for proposing new anti-terrorism laws calling for the deportation of those who By Irshad Manji. (New York Times, 8/9/2005) Read More...


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