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.
Fri. January 27, 2023
Get Published   |   About Us   |   Support Us   | Login   | Join Mailing List
International Affairs Forum
IAF Editorials

1-30 IAF Editorials articles displayed

Mainstream Development May Not Be One-Size-Fits-All
Mainstream Development May Not Be One-Size-Fits-All

There's more to consider than a Western-only view of development.  By Dilek Nadeem Ghouri. (01/23/2023)

Read More...


Thoughts on Law and Sovereignty
Thoughts on Law and Sovereignty

Author provides reflections on law, sovereignty, and international law as a balance between state sovereignty and the need for global governance.  By Ali Mammadov. (01/18/2022)

Read More...


Erdogan’s War? Analysing Turkish Motivations for Possible Syrian Invasion
Erdogan’s War? Analysing Turkish Motivations for Possible Syrian Invasion

What are the possibilities for Turkish invasion of Syria? By Nivan Bagchi. (01/18/2022)

Read More...


Century of Blue Economy and Massive Blue Potential of Pakistan
Century of Blue Economy and Massive Blue Potential of Pakistan

Author argues that Pakistan must embrace its potential as a blue economy.  By Arshia Shakeel (01/13/2022)

Read More...


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)

Read More...


Revolutions Reversed
Revolutions Reversed

Reflecting on the Arab Sprint and its impacts. By Damilare Oyebobola. (01/02/2023)

Read More...


The Influence of Global Institions on Pakistan
The Influence of Global Institions on Pakistan

Author argues global institutions have hampered Pakistan's efforts to develop effective policies.  By Sikander Ali. (12/30/2022)

Read More...


Migrants in Peril: The Many Dangers of the Darien Gap and Beyond
Migrants in Peril: The Many Dangers of the Darien Gap and Beyond

The dangerous Darien Gap and perils faced by migrants. By Courtney Levine. (12/28/2022)

Read More...


War in the Age of Armchair Generals
War in the Age of Armchair Generals

Examining the relationship between leaders' combat experience and the rate of militarism.  By Brian Johnson. (12/28/2022)

Read More...


Another Toothless International Organization: the African Union’s Response to Human Rights abuses in Ethiopia
Another Toothless International Organization: the African Union’s Response to Human Rights abuses in Ethiopia

The African Union has failed to protect human rights in Ethiopia. By Ryan Miller. (12/27/2022)

Read More...


Nixon and Reagan Are Dead. The War on Drugs Should Be Too.
Nixon and Reagan Are Dead. The War on Drugs Should Be Too.

It's time for change from the War on Drugs. By Madeleine Roth. (12/22/2022)

Read More...


America is Indispensable in Protecting Human Rights and Freedom
America is Indispensable in Protecting Human Rights and Freedom

The U.S. role as a world leader in the ongoing struggle for human rights continues. (12/19/2022)

Read More...


The Lethal Sacrifice of Women in Iran
The Lethal Sacrifice of Women in Iran

Reflections on the women-led protests in Iran.  By Paola Canale. (11/30/2022)

Read More...


Will Iran’s Women-led Counter-Revolution Succeed?
Will Iran’s Women-led Counter-Revolution Succeed?

What are the challenges for the women-led protests in Iran?  By Naad-e-Ali Sulehria. (11/29/2022)

Read More...


America's Uncompromising Intent for Indo-Pacific Supremacy
America's Uncompromising Intent for Indo-Pacific Supremacy

Author argues US interest in the Indo-Pacific extends beyond China. By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (11/29/2022)

Read More...


Xi-Biden Meeting: Mitigating the Inevitable Clash?
Xi-Biden Meeting: Mitigating the Inevitable Clash?

The Xi-Biden meeting and prospects for a new Cold War. By Collins Chong Yew Keat . (11/21/2022)

Read More...


ASEAN’s Decline and Irrelevance and Future Openings for China
ASEAN’s Decline and Irrelevance and Future Openings for China

The state of ASEAN and opportinities it presents to China.  By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (11/18/2022)

Read More...


Money, Power, & British Imperial Rule: A Tragic Story of Aggression, Subjugation, and Human Exploitation
Money, Power, & British Imperial Rule: A Tragic Story of Aggression, Subjugation, and Human Exploitation

Author critiques British Empire. By Ronald Feng. (11/16/2022)

Read More...


Shifts in Global Power: From West to China
Shifts in Global Power: From West to China

Author argues China is assuming a more prominent global role. By Mishal Ashraf. (11/16/2022)

Read More...


Gender Biases in Preventing Violent Extremism Policies
Gender Biases in Preventing Violent Extremism Policies

Examining gender biases in Countering/Preventing Violent Extremism (C/PVE) policies. By Gazbiah Sans. (11/14/2022)

Read More...


Freedom of Press is Dealt Deadly Blows by Modi's Regime in India
Freedom of Press is Dealt Deadly Blows by Modi's Regime in India

The Wire case is yet one more example of Modi's regime trying to undermine the media landscape and, indeed, destroy dissenting media. By C.J. Polychronou. (11/15/2022)

Read More...


International Impotence: Why the UNDP’s “Uncertainty Complex” Misses the Mark
International Impotence: Why the UNDP’s “Uncertainty Complex” Misses the Mark

UNDP’s “Uncertainty Complex”: what's gone wrong? By Brian Johnson. (11/11/2022)

Read More...


The Haqeeqi Azadi Long March: Pakistan in Turmoil
The Haqeeqi Azadi Long March: Pakistan in Turmoil

Pakistan's current turbulence.  By Sohail Mahmood. (11/08/2022)

Read More...


Disproportionate Discrimination, Detention, & Deportation of Haitian Asylum Seekers
Disproportionate Discrimination, Detention, & Deportation of Haitian Asylum Seekers

Author argues that U.S. immigration policies and procedures are continuing to put Haitian migrants and asylum seekers at risk By Courtney Levine. (11/01/2022)

Read More...


How China’s Belt and Road Initiative Encourages Mutual Cooperation
How China’s Belt and Road Initiative Encourages Mutual Cooperation

Author argue that the BRI has created mutually beneficial agreements between China and developing nations across the world. By Kaushik Sampath. (10/31/2022) 

Read More...


The Personal Dimension in Saudi-U.S. Relations
The Personal Dimension in Saudi-U.S. Relations

Relations between Saudi Arabia and the United States are largely set by the respective  leaders and the nature of the relationship between them. By Dr. Moran Zaga and Kobby Barda. (10/31/2022)

Read More...


It’s Time to Reprimand Iran
It’s Time to Reprimand Iran

Author argues Iran’s human rights violations need to be condemned and international pressure should increase for reform. By Jenna Dauria. (10/27/2022)

Read More...


Ethical Frameworks Can Not Be Applied to the U.S. Government
Ethical Frameworks Can Not Be Applied to the U.S. Government

How are ethical and moral arguments applied to U.S. govenment policy and actions? By Madeleine Roth. (10/27/2022)

Read More...


War of the Polarized
War of the Polarized

Brazilian politics, in a time of polarization, place challenges to its democracy. By Iuri M. Piovezan. (10/24/2022)

Read More...


Taiwan's New Orientation in Facing China
Taiwan's New Orientation in Facing China

Taiwan't challenges in dealing with China. By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (10/14/2022)

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 | 481-510 | 511-540 | 541-570 | 571-600 | 601-630 | 631-660 | 661-680



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

All Rights Reserved. Copyright 2002 - 2023