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COVID, Communication, and Controversy
COVID, Communication, and Controversy

How modern media blurs the line between fact and fiction. By Ethan Han. 06/04/2021

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Thoughts on Regionalism and the Idea of a World Government
Thoughts on Regionalism and the Idea of a World Government

Essay describe two articles, namely All Politics is Regional by Andrej Krickovic and The Resurgent Idea of World Government by Campbell Craig, discuss the likeli... Read More...



Internet Algorithms and Radicalization
Internet Algorithms and Radicalization

Paper explores the impact of internet algorithms on political infrastructure. By Arham Malik. (05/17/2021)

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Reinforcement, Flashbulb Memories, and Personality
Reinforcement, Flashbulb Memories, and Personality

Paper examines populism as a conflict-centered form of politics. By Nick Bailey. (05/04/2021)

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We Shall Go on to the End
We Shall Go on to the End

Winston Churchill and the power of communication in the darkest hours of World War II. By Guanqiao Huang. 05/05/2021

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Towards a Psychodynamic Theory of Corruption
Towards a Psychodynamic Theory of Corruption

Focusing on India, this paper presents a psychodynamic theory of corruption.. By J Mac Ghlionn. 03/30/2021

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China’s Self-Strengthening Movement and Japan’s Meiji Restoration
China’s Self-Strengthening Movement and Japan’s Meiji Restoration

Essay examines the similarities and differences between China and Japan’s decision to modernize when both Asian states were under threat of growing Western influence. By Guanqiao Huang. 03/17/2021<... Read More...



Remember the History of Berlin Divided: Monuments, Memory, and History
Remember the History of Berlin Divided: Monuments, Memory, and History

Paper examines Berlin's twentieth century history and impact. By Ethan Han. 03/06/2021

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The Second Intifada and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Second Intifada and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Paper examines the Second Intifada and its repercussions. By Yilin Wang. 02/19/2021

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Ethnicity and Democratization in Ethiopia
Ethnicity and Democratization in Ethiopia

Paper explores the challenges of nation-building due to the politicization of ethnic identities in Ethiopia and how it has hindered the democratization process.  By Melale Hailu. (02/05/2... Read More...



Events pushing the things over the edge: A critical study of Sino-Australian Rivalry
Events pushing the things over the edge: A critical study of Sino-Australian Rivalry

Paper analyzes major events, which are pushing Australia and Chinese relations to an extreme edge. By Saif Ali. 02/04/2021

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Psychology of Foreign Policy Analysis
Psychology of Foreign Policy Analysis

Paper presents a brief review of The "Operational Code": A Neglected Approach to the Study of Political Leaders and Decision-Making by Alexander George (1969).  By Odhi... Read More...



Contemporary Arms Control Instruments: Strengths and Weaknesses at “Saving Lives”
Contemporary Arms Control Instruments: Strengths and Weaknesses at “Saving Lives”

Analysis of conventional weapons management infrastructure strengths and weaknesses, including recommendations.  By Chloé Bernadaux. 10/30/2020

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The US-India Strategic Relations: A Brief Report
The US-India Strategic Relations: A Brief Report

Analysis of US-India strategic relations. By. Dr. Sohail Mahmood. 10/20/2020

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Global Energy Dynamics
Global Energy Dynamics

Data analysis of global energy. By Panagiotis Podiotis. 10/18/2020

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Foreign Policy Analysis: Actor-Specific Theory and the Ground of International Relations
Foreign Policy Analysis: Actor-Specific Theory and the Ground of International Relations

Book review of Foreign Policy Analysis: Actor-Specific Theory and the Ground of International Relations (Valerie M. Hudson, 2005).  By Odhiambo A. Kasera. (10/13/2020)

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Book Review: International Organizations (Pease, K. (2015))
Book Review: International Organizations (Pease, K. (2015))

Book review of Pease, K. (2015). International Organizations (5th ed., pp. 1-366). New York: Taylor and Francis. ISBN: 9781315663913.  By Bowen Damask.  (09/15/202... Read More...



Pearl S. Buck: A Bridge between East and West
Pearl S. Buck: A Bridge between East and West

Reflections on Pearl S. Buck. By Zijun Liu. (09/17/2020)

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Is Bertrand Badie’s reference to International Relations as ‘pseudoscience’ valid? *
Is Bertrand Badie’s reference to International Relations as ‘pseudoscience’ valid? *

Author explores the definition of International Relations.  By Sudarshan Pujari. (09/11/2020)

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Disarming the Police
Disarming the Police

Paper argues that police officers should no longer be permitted to carry guns on duty because they present an actual and perceived danger to citizens. By Olivia Fergerstrom.  (09/05/2020)

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Interdisciplinary Discourse between International Relations (IR) and International Law (IL)
Interdisciplinary Discourse between International Relations (IR) and International Law (IL)

Paper categorizes and assesses three areas of consensus and four areas of conflict between International Affairs and International Law. By Odhiambo Kasera. (09/03/2020)

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The Development of Warfare Through Seven Generations: Cyber-Attacks and Impacts on IR
The Development of Warfare Through Seven Generations: Cyber-Attacks and Impacts on IR

Paper demonstrates the development of warfare through seven generations, the characteristics and examples that distinguish each generation, and focus on cyber-attacks and its effect on internationa... Read More...



The ICC & the Tension between Peace and Justice
The ICC & the Tension between Peace and Justice

In this essay, author argues that a tension between peace and justice in the framework of the ICC’s intervention can exist however, both aims can be reconciled if the ICC strives for a more s... Read More...



Foreign policy analysis on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from northern Syria in 2019
Foreign policy analysis on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from northern Syria in 2019

Paper outlines a foreign policy analysis on President Trump's decision to withdraw from northern Syria in 2019.  By Fatma Tawfik. (01/29/2020)

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Russian America and the USSR: Striking Parallels
Russian America and the USSR: Striking Parallels

Paper presents a comparative analysis of the socioeconomic systems that have formed in the Russian colonies in Alaska and in the USSR.  By Dr. Andrei V. Grinëv.  (11/06/2019)

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Countering the Rising Threat of China: Obstacles and Strategies, An Indian Perspective
Countering the Rising Threat of China: Obstacles and Strategies, An Indian Perspective

Paper examines China's increasing threat to India. By Saman Ayesha Kidwai. (10/31/2019)

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Does Religious Ideology Play a Crucial Role in Motivating Modern Suicide Terrorism?
Does Religious Ideology Play a Crucial Role in Motivating Modern Suicide Terrorism?

In this paper, author explores religious ideology can be regarded as a sufficient and necessary condition for suicide terrorism.  By Sinko Gabor. (02/16/2018)

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Populist Nationalism, Brexit and Trump: Where Marx went wrong
Populist Nationalism, Brexit and Trump: Where Marx went wrong

Examing recent populist movements and Marx's predictions. By Ananya Bordoloi. (02/11/2018)

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An Everyday Approach to Political Economics
An Everyday Approach to Political Economics

What is political economics? An overview. By Traci J. Seltzer. (11/17/2017)

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Constructivism in International Relations
Constructivism in International Relations

Paper examine Constructivism and argues that it is not a theory, but rather an ontology. By Amel Ouchenane. (11/15/2017)

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