X Welcome to International Affairs Forum

International Affairs Forum a platform to encourage a more complete understanding of the world's opinions on international relations and economics. It presents a cross-section of all-partisan mainstream content, from left to right and across the world.

By reading International Affairs Forum, not only explore pieces you agree with but pieces you don't agree with. Read the other side, challenge yourself, analyze, and share pieces with others. Most importantly, analyze the issues and discuss them civilly with others.

And, yes, send us your essay or editorial! Students are encouraged to participate.

Please enter and join the many International Affairs Forum participants who seek a better path toward addressing world issues.
Mon. October 15, 2018
Get Published   |   About Us   |   Support Us   | Login
International Affairs Forum
IAF Editorials

61-90 IAF Editorials articles displayed

1-30 | 31-60 | 61-90 | 91-120 | 121-150 | 151-180 | 181-210 | 211-240 | 241-270 | 271-300 | 301-330 | 331-360 | 361-390 | 391-420 | 421-450 | 451-480 | 481-481

The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp
The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp

Analyzing the theory of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) in the context of the recent US strike against Syria.  By Dr. Ilja Richard Pavone. (05/05/2017)

Read More...


Who Needs Dysfunction in the Balkans?
Who Needs Dysfunction in the Balkans?

Is a total redesign of the existing state boundaries in the Balkans warranted? No, argues Zlatko Hadžidedic. (04/27/2017)

Read More...


Democracy Versus Dictatorship As Africa’s Best Model of Governance
Democracy Versus Dictatorship As Africa’s Best Model of Governance

Africa must look to further democratization. By Chambers Umezulike. (04/13/2017)

Read More...


Deterring North Korea
Deterring North Korea

How should North Korean sabre rattling be dealth with? By Sartaj Chaudhary. (04/07/2017).  First appearing in The Tribune India.

Read More...


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

Read More...


Open Borders or Build a Wall? The Democratic Party's Crisis of Vision
Open Borders or Build a Wall? The Democratic Party's Crisis of Vision

The Democrats in the wake of the Trump travel ban. By Heather Alexander. (03/19/2017)

Read More...


What Kind of Political Realignment, and What Kind of Leader, Do We Need In The United States Today?
What Kind of Political Realignment, and What Kind of Leader, Do We Need In The United States Today?

What kind of leader do we need in the United States today? By Jack Pearce. (03/13/2017)

Read More...


All Breaking Beds of our Most Favored Agressor
All Breaking Beds of our Most Favored Agressor

What challenges lie ahead for Saudi Arabia? By Elodie Pichon. (03/08/2017)

Read More...


Let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global banking
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)Read More...



A Consequential UN Appointment From The Trump Administration
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)

Read More...


When Democracy Becomes Whispers
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 Mable... Read More...



Iran’s Overseas Ambitions: Signs of a Naval Conundrum
Iran’s Overseas Ambitions: Signs of a Naval Conundrum

What lies ahead for Iran's overseas naval ambitionsBy Adarsh Vijay. (02/23/2017)

Read More...


Mediocrity of African Diplomats is Unacceptable
Mediocrity of African Diplomats is Unacceptable

The quality of African diplomats must be increased. By Elizabeth Wangari Mwangi. (02/19/2017)

Read More...


Donald Trump, the Nuclear Issue and Nuclear War
Donald Trump, the Nuclear Issue and Nuclear War

What's in store for nuclear policy under the Trump administration?  By Markus Wauran. (01/31/2017)

Read More...


La-La-Land of Central Asia: Kazakhstan and its “Astana Code of Conduct”
La-La-Land of Central Asia: Kazakhstan and its “Astana Code of Conduct”

Analysis of Kazakhstan's Astana Code of Conduct, a multi-lateral effort to fight terrorism. By Samantha Brletich. (02/01/2017)

Read More...


A Common Populism: Trump, Le Pen and Putin
A Common Populism: Trump, Le Pen and Putin

Do they portend the beginning of the end for the EU? By Dr. Emanuel L. Paparella. (01/24/2017)

Read More...


China’s Counter-Enlightenment Approach to Taking Control of Afro-Eurasia
China’s Counter-Enlightenment Approach to Taking Control of Afro-Eurasia

Author argues that China intends to use leverage to dominate Afro-Eurasia, and to relegate both the US and Europe to minor roles in geopolitical power and influence. By Timothy Bovy. (01/24/20... Read More...



Trump's Turn
Trump's Turn

Reflections from Croatia on the new Trump administration. By Tomislav Jakic. (01/23/2017)

Read More...


Human Misery Monetized
Human Misery Monetized

Capitalizing and profiteering from the occupation: corporate human rights violations in occupied territories. By Aleksandra Krstic. (01/19/2017)

Read More...


To Be or Not To Be (Connected): The Right to be Disconnected
To Be or Not To Be (Connected): The Right to be Disconnected

Analysis of France's new law concerning limiting emails during working hours. By Dr. Jasna Cošabic 

Read More...


The North Korean Nuclear Clock and Donald Trump
The North Korean Nuclear Clock and Donald Trump

How will the incoming Trump administration handle North Korea's nuclear threat? By Elodie Pichon. (01/09/2016)

Read More...


Is the Middle-East Ready to Welcome Trump?
Is the Middle-East Ready to Welcome Trump?

Examining the effects on a Trump administration''s policies on the Middle East. By Adarsh Vijay. (01/08/2016)

Read More...


The Plight of Refugees
The Plight of Refugees

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

Read More...


Strengthening the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime
Strengthening the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime

Reforms in nonproliferation needed quickly.  By Abhinav Dutta. (01/03/2016) 

Read More...


Sino-Russian neighborhood policy: Kazakhstan – Euroasian heart of gold
Sino-Russian neighborhood policy: Kazakhstan – Euroasian heart of gold

Kazakhstan is placed to be a Euo-Asian center. Can it achieve that goal?  By Filippo Romeo. (12/28/2016)

Read More...


So who REALLY won the election: Vladimir Putin, perhaps?
So who REALLY won the election: Vladimir Putin, perhaps?

As it stands, the ultimate winner of the alleged Russian cyber hack on US elections is Vladimir Putin. By Tim Holmgren. (12/20/2016)

Read More...


Thank you Fidel
Thank you Fidel

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

Read More...


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

Read More...


Orphan Europe
Orphan Europe

Europe's disoriented reaction to the election of Donald Trump. By Tomislav Jakic. (11/30/2016)

Read More...


Power and Opportunity: Turkish Strategic Positioning from Northern Syria through Iraqi Kurdistan
Power and Opportunity: Turkish Strategic Positioning from Northern Syria through Iraqi Kurdistan

A look at Turkey's strategic positioning in the Middle East. By David Davidian. (11/28/2016)

Read More...


1-30 | 31-60 | 61-90 | 91-120 | 121-150 | 151-180 | 181-210 | 211-240 | 241-270 | 271-300 | 301-330 | 331-360 | 361-390 | 391-420 | 421-450 | 451-480 | 481-481



Contact Us | About Us | Support Us | Terms & Conditions Twitter Facebook Get Alerts Get Published

All Rights Reserved. Copyright 2002 - 2018