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IA Forum - The Post-Pandemic World
IA Forum - The Post-Pandemic World

In the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, experts from around the world examine aspects of a post-Pandemic globe. 07/21/2020

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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...



What Nigeria Should Learn from China’s Great Economic Transformation
What Nigeria Should Learn from China’s Great Economic Transformation

What can developing countries such as Nigeria learn about economic development?  By Chambers Umezulike. (02/13/2020)

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International Affairs Forum: Disinformation/Misinformation & Education
International Affairs Forum: Disinformation/Misinformation & Education

The Winter 2020 issue of International Affairs Forum presents an array from contributors, including our Student Award Winner, discussing Disinformation/MIsinformation and Education issues.  (0... Read More...



A Nobel Peace Prize With No Peace: Is Ethiopia the Next Rwandan Genocide in the Making?
A Nobel Peace Prize With No Peace: Is Ethiopia the Next Rwandan Genocide in the Making?

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was given the Nobel Prize in 2019.  Was it warranted or is the country still at risk?  By Salem Amare. (01/06/2020)

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Special Publication: Food and Water Security
Special Publication: Food and Water Security

Read IA Forum's special publication on Food and Water Security, featuring essays and interviews from global experts. 06/04/2019

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Making Basic Education Physically Accessible in ‘Education Ostracized Communities’
Making Basic Education Physically Accessible in ‘Education Ostracized Communities’

This paper examines the IBIS- Ghana a name in a symbolic reference to an Ibis bird Project efforts toward making basic education physically accessible in order to provide the empirical evidence req... Read More...



Progress and Pitfalls in the Fight against Global Poverty
Progress and Pitfalls in the Fight against Global Poverty

Analysis of major global poverty trends and their implications to help us advance the goal of poverty eradication. By M Viren. 10/17/2018

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Examining the Discontents of Nigeria’s Worsening Budget Crisis
Examining the Discontents of Nigeria’s Worsening Budget Crisis

What has caused the Nigerian budget crises?  And how to arrest it? By Chambers Umezulike. (08/04/2018)

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Effect of Low Oil Prices
Effect of Low Oil Prices

This paper discusses the effect of low oil price on Nigeria as an oil dependent economy. By Brian Ezeonu. 07/09/2018

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The Three-D Solution To Africa's Power Crisis
The Three-D Solution To Africa's Power Crisis

Deregulation, Decentralization and Diversification of Sources: solving Africa's power issues. Chambers Umezulike. (05/31/2018)

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Airports, Air Traffic and Global Power Transition
Airports, Air Traffic and Global Power Transition

Air traffic measured by passenger volume could be a concrete proxy measure for ‘soft power’. By Mitali Patel. 05/01/2018

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Interrogating Nigeria’s Tenth-Rate Development Performance through the Lenses of Institutional Extra
Interrogating Nigeria’s Tenth-Rate Development Performance through the Lenses of Institutional Extra

The factor of institutional extractiveness applied to Nigeria. By Chambers Umezulike. (03/01/2018)

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The Gambia - Regime Transition and the Path to Development
The Gambia - Regime Transition and the Path to Development

Politics and development in The Gambia. By Chambers Umezulike. (02/05/2018)

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New book: Europe and Africa – Similarities and difference in Security Structures
New book: Europe and Africa – Similarities and difference in Security Structures

New book available by Prof. Anis Bajrektarevic and Giuliano Luongo : Europe and Africa – Similarities and difference in Security Structures. Read the revie... Read More...



Spring 2017 IA Forum - Populism in the Digital Age and Cyber Security
Spring 2017 IA Forum - Populism in the Digital Age and Cyber Security

The Spring 2017 issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. This issue focuses on two topics: Populism in the Digital Age and Cyber Security, with interviews and essays from contributors... Read More...



Excerpt from Spring 2017 issue of IA Forum: Interview with Dr. Peter W. Singer
Excerpt from Spring 2017 issue of IA Forum: Interview with Dr. Peter W. Singer

In this excerpt from the Spring 2017 issue of International Affairs Forum, Dr. Peter W. Singer (New America Foundation) discusses cyber security issues including the Russian hack during the U.S. el... Read More...



Regime Survival in Uganda, Security Agencies and the Question of how many generals do you have?
Regime Survival in Uganda, Security Agencies and the Question of how many generals do you have?

Paper examines Ugandan facets of political power. By Ivan Mugyenzi Ashaba. (01/14/2017)

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Putting Government on Its Toes
Putting Government on Its Toes

Paper analyzes: A Vociferous Opposition Party and the Lai Mohammed Phenomenon in Nigeria’s Electoral Politics. By Dr. Mike Omilusi. (01/02/2016)

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Between Huge Enthusiastic Campaign Crowds and Tiny Skeptical Voters
Between Huge Enthusiastic Campaign Crowds and Tiny Skeptical Voters

Paper analyzes: The Enablers and Dissuaders in Nigeria’s Electioneering. By Mike Omilusi. (12/21/2016)

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Interview with Dr. Luke S. Bearup: Human Trafficking
Interview with Dr. Luke S. Bearup: Human Trafficking

In this interview, Dr. Luke S. Bearup discusses human trafficking reintegration and justice as it relates to human trafficking. (11/28/2016)

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Interview with Professor Kelly M. Greenhill
Interview with Professor Kelly M. Greenhill

Professor Kelly M. Greenhill discusses human trafficking, migrant trafficking, and related corruption issues.  (11/23/2016)

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Organ Trafficking During Times of War and Political Conflict
Organ Trafficking During Times of War and Political Conflict

In this special excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Nancy Scheper-Hughes, provides an... Read More...



The Female Burden and the International Political Economy of Sex Trafficking
The Female Burden and the International Political Economy of Sex Trafficking

In this runner-up essay in the International Affairs Forum Student Writing Content, an analysis of sex trafficking and the North-South political economic gap. By Layla Abi-Falah.

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Corruption – Security: Forging U.S. Strategy
Corruption – Security: Forging U.S. Strategy

In this special excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, co-founder of Tr... Read More...



Now Available - IA Forum Fall 2016 Issue: Corruption and Human Trafficking
Now Available - IA Forum Fall 2016 Issue: Corruption and Human Trafficking

The Fall 2016 issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. This focuses on Corruption and Human Trafficking, with interviews and essays from contributors from around the world, spanning a... Read More...



Discussion Brief: Sustainable Agricultural Productivity Target
Discussion Brief: Sustainable Agricultural Productivity Target

Brief discusses Links to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) / Post-2015 Development Framework and Role of Committee on World Food Security (CFS) & Its Stakeholders. By Mumukshu Patel. (10/01/... Read More...



The Right to Know: Media Coverage, Election, and Informed Voting in Democracies
The Right to Know: Media Coverage, Election, and Informed Voting in Democracies

Short paper asks, What should the media cover to help people know better about candidates and make informed voting decisions during electoral campaigns?  By Dr. Mohammed Al-Azdee. (07/07/... Read More...



Eritrea at the Center of the International Migration Crisis
Eritrea at the Center of the International Migration Crisis

In this essay from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, an analysis of Eritrea's precariou... Read More...



Privacy I(n)t Context
Privacy I(n)t Context

Privacy has long been protected, but will face a new dimension of protection for the generations to come. By Dr. Jasna Cošabic. (04/26/2016)

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