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Interrogating hydro-environmental issues in Bangladesh-India Relations
Interrogating hydro-environmental issues in Bangladesh-India Relations

Addressing hydro-environmental issues in Bangladesh-Indian relations. By Sharif Mustajib. (04/17/2021)

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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...



Events pushing the things over the edge: A critical study of Sino-Australian Rivalry
Events pushing the things over the edge: A critical study of Sino-Australian Rivalry

Paper analyzes major events, which are pushing Australia and Chinese relations to an extreme edge. By Saif Ali. 02/04/2021

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Contemporary Arms Control Instruments: Strengths and Weaknesses at “Saving Lives”
Contemporary Arms Control Instruments: Strengths and Weaknesses at “Saving Lives”

Analysis of conventional weapons management infrastructure strengths and weaknesses, including recommendations.  By Chloé Bernadaux. 10/30/2020

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

Experts from around the world present their thoughts on Populism in the Digital Age and

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China's Entry into the South Pacific
China's Entry into the South Pacific

Is China’s presence in the South Pacific cause for alarm?  By Bowen Damask. (09/16/2020)

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Sustainable Industrial Transformation for a healthier future in Indonesia
Sustainable Industrial Transformation for a healthier future in Indonesia

A look at Indonesia's success story.  By Dr. Wolfram Kalt.  (07/30/2020)

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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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Game Theory Analysis of Various Scenarios in Hong Kong Post-2047
Game Theory Analysis of Various Scenarios in Hong Kong Post-2047

Author presents a game theory analysis of scenarios for the future of Hong Kong after the year 2047.  By Aditya Sharma. 07/01/2020

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Solidarity in the Time of a Pandemic
Solidarity in the Time of a Pandemic

Essay describes the international position of the European Union, the United States compare to other powers (China, and Russia) and their idea of solidarity in the time of a pandemic.  By... Read More...



Politics over Resource and Environmental Degradation in Chittagong Hill Tracts
Politics over Resource and Environmental Degradation in Chittagong Hill Tracts

Through the lens of realism, this paper explains how state hegemony has dominated resource extraction in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.  By Masrur Mahmud Khan. (04/27/2020)

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The Shadow of Sinophobia
The Shadow of Sinophobia

How bigoted anti-China sentiments are hurting the West during the COVID-19 pandemic. By Ziyu He and Huaan Liao. (04/27/2020)

 

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Can the West Answer China & Russia’s Challenge to the West’s Claim to Embody Universal Values?
Can the West Answer China & Russia’s Challenge to the West’s Claim to Embody Universal Values?

Does the West have an answer to China and Russia’s challenge to the West’s claim to embody Universal Values?  By Timothy Bovy. (04/21/2020)

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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...



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...



Self-Determination Between Two Giants: Geopolitical Obstacles to Democracy in Nepal
Self-Determination Between Two Giants: Geopolitical Obstacles to Democracy in Nepal

Nepal's bumpy path toward democracy. By Jack Shangraw. 12/30/2019

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Negotiations with North Korea: From Contradictions to Mutual Understanding
Negotiations with North Korea: From Contradictions to Mutual Understanding

analyzing a new stage of negotiations on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and integration between both parts of Korea through the prism of constructivist concepts. By Akramjon Fozilov. ... Read More...



Hong Kong: No more of China’s disheartened capitalism, please
Hong Kong: No more of China’s disheartened capitalism, please

Social dimensions of the Hong Kong protests. By Wan T. Lee. (12/12/2019)

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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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A Chinese Game of Go: How China Can Rise Peacefully
A Chinese Game of Go: How China Can Rise Peacefully

Impacts of China's rise on regional security.  By David McKee. (04/01/2019)

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The Nomadic Land of Mongolia Under Threat of Food Scarcity
The Nomadic Land of Mongolia Under Threat of Food Scarcity

Mongolia's food security issues and challenges moving forward. By Ishka Yadav. (02/25/2019)

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Gunboat Diplomacy? Japanese Nationalism and its Role in the Gwanggaeto Incident
Gunboat Diplomacy? Japanese Nationalism and its Role in the Gwanggaeto Incident

The growing rift in the historically delicate relationship between Japan and South Korea, and the consequences of this development on the region. By Sandy Milne. (02/05/2019)

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The Importance of Japan’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy as a Foreign Policy Initiative
The Importance of Japan’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy as a Foreign Policy Initiative

Examining Japan’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy and what it means in the region.  By Timothy Bovy. (01/29/2019)

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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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Lessons for Uzbekistan from ROK’s Development
Lessons for Uzbekistan from ROK’s Development

This paper explores whether the development miracle of the Republic of Korea holds any lessons that can be applied to the development of Uzbekistan in the post-Soviet era.  By Khumoyun Ak... Read More...



Why is the Korean Reunification not to Work anytime soon?
Why is the Korean Reunification not to Work anytime soon?

Denuclearization of the Far East is a long way ahead.  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/24/2018)

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The North Korean Femme Fatale Duo As a Ma-Kim-avellian Strategy: Beware!
The North Korean Femme Fatale Duo As a Ma-Kim-avellian Strategy: Beware!

A closer look at Kim Jong-un’s charismatic younger sister, Kim Yo Jong.  By April Xiaoyi Xu. (05/08/2018)

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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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