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Why the Proposed TRIPS Waiver is the Best Option to Combat Vaccine Distribution Inequality
Why the Proposed TRIPS Waiver is the Best Option to Combat Vaccine Distribution Inequality

Author argues that TRIPS waiver is the best way forward to address vaccine distribution inequality.  By Nora Heffernan. (05/15/2022)

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Interview with Noam Chomsky: To Tackle Climate, Our Morality Must Catch Up With Our Intelligence
Interview with Noam Chomsky: To Tackle Climate, Our Morality Must Catch Up With Our Intelligence

In this interview, scholar-activist Noam Chomsky grapples with the consequences of this short-term thinking amid escalating military tensions.  By C.J. Polychroniou. (05/12/2022)

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Our Natural Market: Coupling Environmental Conservation with Sustainable Development
Our Natural Market: Coupling Environmental Conservation with Sustainable Development

Looking at the impacts of climate change, focusing on efforts in Palu and Rwanda to combat it.  By Justin Gulino. (05/12/2022)

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The Arms are Fair
The Arms are Fair

How did the free world let the Ukrainian invasion happen? By Sartaj Chaudhary. (04/30/2022)

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Conflict, Heartbreak and the Full Picture
Conflict, Heartbreak and the Full Picture

With the recent terror attacks in Israel as a starting point, this essay focuses on reactions to extreme violence in conflict situations and on how they contribute to mutually exclusive narratives.... Read More...



Key to Ukraine: Re-calibration, contextualization, de-escalation
Key to Ukraine: Re-calibration, contextualization, de-escalation

Analyzing strategic arms control in a light of the escalating crisis over Ukraine. By Alexander G. Savelyev and Olga M. Alexandria.  04/21/2022

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Cultural and Art Diplomacy - The Example of Portugal's Consulate-General in Newark, New Jersey (United States)
Cultural and Art Diplomacy - The Example of Portugal's Consulate-General in Newark, New Jersey (United States)

Case study examines the Art of Diplomacy, focusing on the example of Portugal's Consulate-General in Newark, New Jersey. By Dr. Jorge Marinho, Júlio Ventura, Guilherme Guimarães. (04/14/2022)

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The Migrant Detention Crisis Is Back
The Migrant Detention Crisis Is Back

Reflections on U.S. migration detention crisis.  By Madison Adams. (03/28/2022)

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Emotions and Unlearnt Lessons – Ukraine and Beyond
Emotions and Unlearnt Lessons – Ukraine and Beyond

Author examines how current events in the Ukrainian-Russian scene are depicted in mainstream Western media, what this teaches us about our way of looking at international affairs, and how we can tr... Read More...



IA Forum Winter 2022 - Climate Change and Energy
IA Forum Winter 2022 - Climate Change and Energy

This issue of International Affairs Forum presents interviews, essays, and opinion pieces discussing Climate Change and Energy. 03/15/2022

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The Interregnum and Its Discontents
The Interregnum and Its Discontents

Reflections on the state of democracy and America's declining stature. By Timothy Bovy. (03/01/2022)

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World Re-binarized: A brief history of the Sino-American collision course
World Re-binarized: A brief history of the Sino-American collision course

Analysis of the forthcoming global realignment triggered by the conformation of China and the US and its impact on Asia, Africa and the MENA. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (01/20/2022)

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Peace in Plurality: Religious Homogeneity and Social Instability in Southeast Asia
Peace in Plurality: Religious Homogeneity and Social Instability in Southeast Asia

Paper analyzes the relationship between religious homogeneity and social instability and exclusion in Southeast Asia and to study the connection between them. By Dylan Nigh. 12/21/2021

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New Caledonia: A Wedge in the AUKUS?
New Caledonia: A Wedge in the AUKUS?

What impacts could New Caledonia's December 12 vote for independence have for ANKUS and China's growing role in the region? By Manlio Graziano and Mathilde Philippon   By Manlio Graziano and Mathil... Read More...



Joseph Nye’s Reflections on Current International Relations: Public Diplomacy, Space Exploration and Artificial Intelligence
Joseph Nye’s Reflections on Current International Relations: Public Diplomacy, Space Exploration and Artificial Intelligence

Summarizing an interview with Professor Joseph Nye, centering on Public Diplomacy / Soft Power.  Originally published by Marinho Media Analysis / October 26, 2021

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Artificial Intelligence and Global Security
Artificial Intelligence and Global Security

Analyzing impacts of AI on global security. By Dr. Ehab Khalifa. (11/09/2021)

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Hidden Champion from Eastern Europe
Hidden Champion from Eastern Europe

The President of Moldova fights corruption.  By Júlia Costa de Araújo. (11/04/2021)

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Who Called Angela Merkel?
Who Called Angela Merkel?

What happened at Angela Merkel's recent meeting with Vladimir Putin in Moscow? By Tomislav Jaki?. (08/28/2021)

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Case Studies of Contemporary Diplomacy of China, India, and the US
Case Studies of Contemporary Diplomacy of China, India, and the US

Examing cases of contemporary diplomacy.  By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. 08/04/2021

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Past Century Revisited
Past Century Revisited

Examining the past century and looking ahead to the future.  By Dr J Scott Younger. (07/28/2021)

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Understanding Brunei’s Approach to Diplomacy in Myanmar
Understanding Brunei’s Approach to Diplomacy in Myanmar

Contrary to public opinion, Brunei has not committed a “diplomatic gaffe” as ASEAN chair.  By Moez Hayat. (07/16/2021)

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Great Power Competition: What Is In It For Djibouti?
Great Power Competition: What Is In It For Djibouti?

Analyzing the impacts of Great Power Competition between the U.S. and China on developing countries such as Djibouti. By Alexander J. Teynor. (05/04/2021)

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Corruption and Injurious Innovation
Corruption and Injurious Innovation

Analyzing different forms of innovation and corruption.  By J Mac Ghlionn. (03/23/2021)

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Corruption in Northern India: Can Blockchain Technology be used to help address the problem?
Corruption in Northern India: Can Blockchain Technology be used to help address the problem?

Examines corruption in India, particularly in the northern states, and the prospect of using blockchain technology to combat it. By J Mac Ghlionn. 03/16/2021

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“Atman Nirbhar Bharat” - Economic Crises and Self-Reliance in the COVID-19 Pandemic
“Atman Nirbhar Bharat” - Economic Crises and Self-Reliance in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Essay analyzes the impact of Covid-19 on the economic priorities of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  By Shareen Joshi, Siddharth Muchhal, Connor Brennan, Ria Pradhan, and Joyce Yang. 02/27/20... Read More...



The Future of Democracy: In Peril?
The Future of Democracy: In Peril?

In this new issue of International Affairs Forum, experts around the world discuss the future of democracy and challenges it faces. February 2021

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How South Korea’s foreign policy will shift in the Biden Era
How South Korea’s foreign policy will shift in the Biden Era

As the Biden era has begun, South Korea hopes to improve its relations with the United States despite the ongoing US-China conflicts and the North Korean issue. Seunghyun Han examines the Biden adm... Read More...



Fearful New World. Towards a geopolitics of unknown fears
Fearful New World. Towards a geopolitics of unknown fears

Despite recent events, fear has been growing for decades despite data suggesting that the rational evidence-based reasons for those fears do not match such escalation.  By Prof. ... Read More...



Defending the Liberal World Order: A Winning Strategy or a Folly?
Defending the Liberal World Order: A Winning Strategy or a Folly?

Thoughts on an Atlantic Council event discussing Global Strategy for a Changing World and recommendations for moving forward.  By James Stockmal. (12/10/2020)

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Prognostications and Icarus In Flight
Prognostications and Icarus In Flight

Reflections on the COVID-19 era and leveraging its lessons for progress.  By James Stockmal. (12/07/2020)

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