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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...



Why Can't Global Diplomacy or International Law Cannot Stop War in Ukraine?
Why Can't Global Diplomacy or International Law Cannot Stop War in Ukraine?

What are the limitations of global diplomacy and international law in preventing the ongoing war in Ukraine? Author explains. By Paulina Buzaite. (05/23/2023)

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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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The Abraham Accords and New Tensions Between the Maghreb Rivals
The Abraham Accords and New Tensions Between the Maghreb Rivals

Algeria and Morocco seek to impose their regional agenda to evolve into a dominant power in the Maghreb. By Walid Blila. (04/03/2023)

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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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Policy-based Approaches to Combating Economic Inequality
Policy-based Approaches to Combating Economic Inequality

Author argues for action to address economic inequality.  By Saad Samad. (03/20/2023)

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Who Should Pay for the Reconstruction of Ukraine After the War?
Who Should Pay for the Reconstruction of Ukraine After the War?

Author presents response to Larry Summer's recent statements about Ukraine reconstruction. By Raphael Lapin. (03/20/2023)

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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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In Putin’s Net: Humanitarian Challenges in Syria
In Putin’s Net: Humanitarian Challenges in Syria

Analyzing potential effects of the earthquake in Turkey. By Paola Canale. (03/07/2023)

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Do Not Report This!: Restrictions on Freedom of Speech in Times of War
Do Not Report This!: Restrictions on Freedom of Speech in Times of War

Author explores "right to have rights" in the context of the Ukrainian conflict and possible repercussion. By Victoria Portnaia. (03/07/2023)

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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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A Year of Autocratic Power Politics, and America's Role in Defending Freedom
A Year of Autocratic Power Politics, and America's Role in Defending Freedom

Looking back at 2022.  By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (01/04/2022)

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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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E pluribus melior?  How to Approach the Threat of Societal Rifts
E pluribus melior? How to Approach the Threat of Societal Rifts

Author explores the reasoning behind and functioning of federalist democracies worldwide, and includes suggestions as to how to move forward from situations of upheaval.  By Alexander Loengarov. (0... Read More...



Return of Honesty for our Global Social Compact
Return of Honesty for our Global Social Compact

Author call for the return of honesty in global conduct of affairs, notably to Global Special Compact , which is needed today more than ever before. By Jehanie Milky. (05/26/2022)

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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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