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Yemen's Unrecognized Potential
Yemen's Unrecognized Potential
Yemen faces a myriad of issues surrounding the Houthis. By Zac Knapp. 07/23/2024 Read More...


The Turning Point: British Colonialism, Resistance, and Loss of Traditional Culture
The Turning Point: British Colonialism, Resistance, and Loss of Traditional Culture
Paper aims to explain how the Pacific, specifically the Fiji Islands, transformed under the Western colonizers. It also explains the reasons behind Fiji’s more Eurocentric approach, By Anna Zhou. 07/1... Read More...


Peace, Public Diplomacy and Media Diplomacy - Examining the Ongoing Armed Conflict in Ukraine
Peace, Public Diplomacy and Media Diplomacy - Examining the Ongoing Armed Conflict in Ukraine
Paper explores public diplomacy, media diplomacy and peace leading to communication; focusing on the Ukraine-Russia war and including interview with Tara Sonenshine, former Undersecretary of State for... Read More...


Reagan, Realism, and Central America
Reagan, Realism, and Central America
Essay examines the usefulness of IR theory in analyzing foreign policy decisions of world leaders, focusing on The Regan Administration in Central America and Offensive Realism. By Connor Watson. (07/... Read More...


Global Conflicts, Local Implications: Sierra Leone amidst the Russia-Ukraine War
Global Conflicts, Local Implications: Sierra Leone amidst the Russia-Ukraine War
Paper analyzes the connection between Russia's war with Ukraine, its implication on global oil supply and local impacts on Sierra Leone's economy especially fuel transportation sector, local prices an... Read More...


Political Analysis Report on North Korea
Political Analysis Report on North Korea
Analysis of the North Korean regime. By Sibra Waseem. (07/16/2024) Read More...


Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment and Poverty
Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment and Poverty
Short paper investigates the impact of minimum wages on employment and poverty, analyzing both global and Pakistani contexts. It begins by outlining the historical evolution of minimum wage policies, ... Read More...


Jurisdictional constraints to the right of self-determination in the light of the Montevideo Convention
Jurisdictional constraints to the right of self-determination in the light of the Montevideo Convention
Author examines the Montevideo Convention and the requirements of statehood. By Riaz Ahmed Kakar. (07/13/2024) Read More...


The Blue Frontier: Enhancing Maritime Awareness between South Korea and Europe in Indo-Pacific
The Blue Frontier: Enhancing Maritime Awareness between South Korea and Europe in Indo-Pacific
Overview of Maritime Awareness in the Indo-Pacific. By Mahnoor Safeer. (07/05/2024) Read More...


Safeguarding Africa's Resources: Navigating Neutrality in Extractive Governance
Safeguarding Africa's Resources: Navigating Neutrality in Extractive Governance
How can institutions and frameworks best safeguard Africa's resources? By Christopher Burke. (06/28/2024) Read More...


The Road to Safety: A Human-Centered Approach to AI and What Global AI Governance Could Look Like
The Road to Safety: A Human-Centered Approach to AI and What Global AI Governance Could Look Like
Is the threat of AI real? Author calls for a multi-stakeholder, global AI governance regime to be established. By Nathalie Balabhadra. (06/26/2026) Read More...


Socioeconomic Equality vs. Billionaire Wealth: Should We Ban the Super-Rich for the Greater Good?
Socioeconomic Equality vs. Billionaire Wealth: Should We Ban the Super-Rich for the Greater Good?
Paper examines whether accumulating billionaire wealth should be controlled. By Kemeng Yao. 06/26/2024 Read More...


Continentalism v. Dugin: 1:0 for Europe
Continentalism v. Dugin: 1:0 for Europe
Author explores whethr continentalism differ from neo-Eurasianism. Dr. Anton Friesen. (06/26/2024) Read More...


Energy Security and Its Role in Pakistan’s Economic Security
Energy Security and Its Role in Pakistan’s Economic Security
Author provides recommendations to address energy issues in Pakistan. By Hamza Ali. (06/24/2024) Read More...


Book: Digital Media and Grassroots Anti-Corruption
Book: Digital Media and Grassroots Anti-Corruption
New book discussing Contexts, Platforms and Data of Anti-Corruption Technologies Worldwide. Read More...


The Cost of Exclusion: Labor and State-Sponsored History in the UAE
The Cost of Exclusion: Labor and State-Sponsored History in the UAE
Article analyzes the historical narrative presented in the Al Shindagha Culture of the Sea Museum and the Abu Dhabi Heritage Village to highlight the ways in which the state’s narrative of the pre-oil... Read More...


US-China Relations and the Perils of Historical Analogy
US-China Relations and the Perils of Historical Analogy
Is a Thucydides Trap or other analogies actually applicable to US-China relations? By David Shipton. (06/17/2024) Read More...


Artificial Nighttime Lighting: The Impacts of Illumination
Artificial Nighttime Lighting: The Impacts of Illumination
Analyzing the effects of artificial lighting at night (ALAN) on the world. By Emily Fang. 06/16/2024 Read More...


Saudi-Emirati Rivalry and The Distribution of Regional Powers in The Middle East
Saudi-Emirati Rivalry and The Distribution of Regional Powers in The Middle East
Essay explores the impact of the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and the UAE on the Middle East region's power balance.By Fatma Tawfik. 06/10/2024 Read More...


How EU Gaza Policies Shape Europe-Israel Ties
How EU Gaza Policies Shape Europe-Israel Ties
What does the EU's approach to the Gaza conflict and Israel reveal about itself and its place on the international stage? By Syed Nauman Ali Gilani. (06/10/2024) Read More...


Diplomacy Boost:  When Theory meets Practice in Africa
Diplomacy Boost: When Theory meets Practice in Africa
A look at the Certified Economic Diplomat Programme. By Dayana da Silva. (06/04/2024) Read More...


Pakistan’s Second Sharif Coalition Government from February 13, 2024-May 27, 2024: A Brief Appraisal
Pakistan’s Second Sharif Coalition Government from February 13, 2024-May 27, 2024: A Brief Appraisal
Timeline and analysis of Pakistan’s Second Sharif Coalition Government. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. 05/30/2024 Read More...


Check out The Spykman Center's 2024 Annual Summer School program. Topic: How To Write a Geopolitical Analysis in Times of International Turmoil. Read More...


Towards a Just Transition to Address Climate Inequities and Financial Challenges Post-COP28
Towards a Just Transition to Address Climate Inequities and Financial Challenges Post-COP28
Author analyzes how to address the challenges of climate finance and debt patterns while ensuring a just transition. By Md Sazzad Hossain. (05/27/2024) Read More...


Book Review: How States Think. The Rationality of Foreign Policy.
Book Review: How States Think. The Rationality of Foreign Policy.
Book review of How States Think. The Rationality of Foreign Policy by John J. Mearsheimer and Sebastian Rosato. By Khola Junaid. (05/22/2024) Read More...


The Bahrain Arab Summit and Public Expectations of Outcome: A Brief
The Bahrain Arab Summit and Public Expectations of Outcome: A Brief
Timeline of events surrounding the Bahrain Arab Summit. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/20/2024) Read More...


Strategic Intelligence and Intelligence Diplomacy in the Sphere of Foreign Policy
Strategic Intelligence and Intelligence Diplomacy in the Sphere of Foreign Policy
Article addresses issues linked to intelligence services and foreign policy, namely strategic intelligence, intelligence diplomacy, policymakers and communication. By Dr. Jorge Marinho, Júlio Ventura,... Read More...


The Impact of Climate Change and Politics on the Great Barrier Reef
The Impact of Climate Change and Politics on the Great Barrier Reef
Change is needed to mitigate impacts of climate change and politics on the Great Barrier Reef. By Khizra Mushtaq. (05/14/2024) Read More...


Where the Thai Criminal Justice System Fails
Where the Thai Criminal Justice System Fails
Author examines issues and failures surrounding the Thai justice system. By Jena Musmar. (05/15/2024) Read More...


The Gaza War: A Brief (updated May 11, 2024)
The Gaza War: A Brief (updated May 11, 2024)
Timeline of events surrounding the war in Gaza. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/11/2024) Read More...


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