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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Europe and the EU; Addressing Climate Change
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Europe and the EU; Addressing Climate Change

Read the latest issue of International Affairs Forum where experts from around the world, includi... Read More...



IA Forum Winter 2024 - Europe -- and Addressing Climate Change
IA Forum Winter 2024 - Europe -- and Addressing Climate Change

In the new 2024 issue of International Affairs Forum, experts from around the world discuss Europe and the EU plus Addressing Climate Change. (03/21/2024)

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The Role of Middle Powers in the Preservation of International Order
The Role of Middle Powers in the Preservation of International Order

Can middle powers can play an important role in preserving the international order? By Fatma Tawfik. (03/13/2024)

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Anti-Taliban Resistance: A Renewed Wave of Insurgency and Regional Diplomacy
Anti-Taliban Resistance: A Renewed Wave of Insurgency and Regional Diplomacy

Author explores internal resistance against the Taliban within Afghanistan as well as the future of what regional diplomacy might look like for the Taliban, including with China.By Joshua Bowes. (0... Read More...



Fanning the Flames: Pyushwhiti Violence in the Myanmar’s Dry Zone
Fanning the Flames: Pyushwhiti Violence in the Myanmar’s Dry Zone

Examining conflict with the Pyusawhti paramilitary in Myanmar and possible US actions to stabilize it. By Owen Oppenheimer. (02/21/2024)

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Does a The New World Order Exist? - Interview with Prof. Manlio Graziano
Does a The New World Order Exist? - Interview with Prof. Manlio Graziano

In this interview, Professor Manlio Graziano discusses his new book, Disordine mondiale. Perché viviamo in un'epoca di crescente caos, the concept of New World Order, and effectivess of gl... Read More...



The Arctic Resurgence: Assessing Russia's Dominance and Strategic Interests in Emerging Geo-Economic Dynamics
The Arctic Resurgence: Assessing Russia's Dominance and Strategic Interests in Emerging Geo-Economic Dynamics

Essay explores geopolitical issues surround the Arctic. By Imtiaz Ahmad. (02/07/2024)

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The United States and Escalation of Middle East Conflicts: A Brief
The United States and Escalation of Middle East Conflicts: A Brief

Timeline of escalations in the Middle East. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (02/07/2024)

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Facts and Fiction of the Underpinnings of the Taliban’s ‘Islamic Emirate’
Facts and Fiction of the Underpinnings of the Taliban’s ‘Islamic Emirate’

Essay explores the real underpinnings of the Taliban’s ideology as reflected in their governments’ policies and practices. By Naveen Khan. (01/23/2024)

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Reviewing the US-Vietnam Relationship under the Biden Administration
Reviewing the US-Vietnam Relationship under the Biden Administration

Essay examines the US-Vietnam relationship and its future. By Nga Hong Nguyen. (01/17/2023)

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Inevitability of the African Century? Afro-Asian Infrastructure and Transport Corridors
Inevitability of the African Century? Afro-Asian Infrastructure and Transport Corridors

Author presents a reshaping of the transport, transit, and world trade supply-chains. By Lorenzo Somigli. (01/11/2024)

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The Perennial Target: Understanding the Persistence of Anti-Semitism
The Perennial Target: Understanding the Persistence of Anti-Semitism

Historical examination of anti-Semitism. By Kritee Chopra Sharma. (11/13/2023)

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The Intersection of K-pop and Political Tensions
The Intersection of K-pop and Political Tensions

Korean soft power, via the country's K-pop industry, and how it has impacted South Korea-Japan relations. By Kristin Hynes. (10/16/2023)

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New War in West Africa?
New War in West Africa?

Do recent coups in West Africa portend further conflict there? By Oumar Fofana. (10/02/2023)

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U.S.-China Relations Have No Bright Future Amid Mutual Confrontation
U.S.-China Relations Have No Bright Future Amid Mutual Confrontation

Current US-China relations are marked by a lack of sufficient will and ability on both sides to establish and maintain a set of international behavior rules and order that all parties (at least) ba... Read More...



Rural-Urban Differentials in China
Rural-Urban Differentials in China

China should analyze rural- urban differentials to better education, labor mobility, and investment. By Aaron Xiong. (07/31/2023)

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Legal Amelioration for Ukrainian Healthcare Incursions
Legal Amelioration for Ukrainian Healthcare Incursions

Author examines explores the legal and historical frameworks of international human rights law (IHRL) and international humanitarian law (IHL) in the context of the Ukraine conflict. By Charlotte H... Read More...



Lawfare and Foreign Influence on Politicians – NATO and Portuguese Internal Intelligence Service Ins
Lawfare and Foreign Influence on Politicians – NATO and Portuguese Internal Intelligence Service Ins

Politicians from a given country can be the targets of influence operations directly or indirectly conducted by adversary states, by turning to various instruments such as the media and lobbying fi... Read More...



In Russia’s Crosshairs: Political Memory and the Persecution of Crimean Tatars
In Russia’s Crosshairs: Political Memory and the Persecution of Crimean Tatars

The plight of Crimean Tatars offers a clear picture of the enduring ramifications of malicious manipulations of historical memory. By Natalie Petit. (07/20/2023)

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Unraveling Afghanistan's Opium Trade
Unraveling Afghanistan's Opium Trade

Exploring the impact of the Taliban's opium ban on the humanitarian crisis, regional security and global ramifications. By Matthew Fessick. (07/17/2023)

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A Call for a New, Fairer Eco-Ethical International Order
A Call for a New, Fairer Eco-Ethical International Order

Report on recent talk by Hakima El Haite, President of the London-based Liberal International, former Environment Minister of Morocco. By Wissal Chokri. (06/28/2023)

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The Shift towards Multipolarity: The Need for Interest Alignment Diplomacy
The Shift towards Multipolarity: The Need for Interest Alignment Diplomacy

Examining the shift towards multipolarity in international politics, looking at climate change, the history of the US and European political dominance in South America and the need for cooperation ... Read More...



The Cost of Publication Pressure: Examining the Impact on Research Quality in Pakistan
The Cost of Publication Pressure: Examining the Impact on Research Quality in Pakistan

The challenges facing researchers in Pakistan and how to address them. By Pakeeza Bangash. (05/12/2023)

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What can Pakistan learn from Iran Saudi Arabia deal?
What can Pakistan learn from Iran Saudi Arabia deal?

After seven years of broken ties, Saudi Arabia and Iran declared recently that they would reestablish diplomatic relations. What's next? By Areej Haider. (03/30/2023)

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Governing Digital Optimism
Governing Digital Optimism

Digital governance, digital diplomacy and the challenges ahead. By Prof. Lucija Mulej. (03/14/2023)

 

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The Depopulation of Bulgaria and its Implications
The Depopulation of Bulgaria and its Implications

Essay discusses the issue of depopulation in Bulgaria, caused by labor migration to Western Europe due to economic reasons. By Kadir Yozkalach. (03/06/2023)

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Book Review - Nations and Capital: The Missing Link in Global Expansion
Book Review - Nations and Capital: The Missing Link in Global Expansion

Book review of Nations and Capital, that argues capitalism needs and generates nationalism, both democratic and authoritarian. By Dr. Zlatko Hadžidedic. (02/12/2023)

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The Unresolved Sino-Indian Border Disputes: Limited Room for Engagement
The Unresolved Sino-Indian Border Disputes: Limited Room for Engagement

India and China have long-standing border issues.  What is the prognosis for resovling it? An analysis by Ho Ting (Bosco) Hung. (01/26/2023)

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Will 2023 Be the Year of Great Convergence?
Will 2023 Be the Year of Great Convergence?

Will 2023 be the year in which seemingly unrelated regional conflicts become interconnected as a single event that resembles or begins to resemble a global war? By Kobby Barda. (01/10/2023)

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Influences on Inter-Governmental Relations
Influences on Inter-Governmental Relations

Author presents proposal to alter how the study of international relations is structured. By Ian Kilbey. (12/13/2022)

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