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New constructivism needed towards Europe's East
New constructivism needed towards Europe's East

EU Commissioner Várhelyi's opening the Vienna Process event on International Women’s Day. (03/08/2021)

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Honorable Justice Petric: Opening Remarks from the Vienna Process conference on Int Women’s Day
Honorable Justice Petric: Opening Remarks from the Vienna Process conference on Int Women’s Day

(03/08/2021)

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Trinity for Scrutiny:  Council of Europe, Human Rights instruments and Citizens
Trinity for Scrutiny: Council of Europe, Human Rights instruments and Citizens

Essay discusses the ongoing erosion of human rights in Europe and the efforts of the Council of Europe to protect and upheld them via the Tromsø legal instrument which recently entered into ... Read More...



Remember the History of Berlin Divided: Monuments, Memory, and History
Remember the History of Berlin Divided: Monuments, Memory, and History

Paper examines Berlin's twentieth century history and impact. By Ethan Han. 03/06/2021

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Announcing New Book - Caspian: Status, Challenges, Prospects
Announcing New Book - Caspian: Status, Challenges, Prospects

Announcing a new book from Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic analyzing the legal classification, security and environmental concerns, geopolitics, and energy flow impact of the Caspian Plateau.... Read More...



“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.... 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...



Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Developing Countries
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Developing Countries

With an emphasis on Bangladesh, paper discusses how developing countries can achieve SDGs. By Suraiya Afrina. 02/19/2021

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The Second Intifada and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Second Intifada and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Paper examines the Second Intifada and its repercussions. By Yilin Wang. 02/19/2021

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Ethnicity and Democratization in Ethiopia
Ethnicity and Democratization in Ethiopia

Paper explores the challenges of nation-building due to the politicization of ethnic identities in Ethiopia and how it has hindered the democratization process.  By Melale Hailu. (02/05/2... 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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Has the European Integration Process Reached an Dead End?
Has the European Integration Process Reached an Dead End?

Dr. Heinz Fischer discusses the history of European post-WWII integrations, its current state, and future challenges. By Audrey Beaulieu.  (01/27/2021)

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The 4 groups of Senate Republicans that will decide Trump’s impeachment trial
The 4 groups of Senate Republicans that will decide Trump’s impeachment trial

Author categorizes U.S. Republic senators who will vote on the second Trump impeachment effort.  By Iveta Cherneva. (01/27/2021)

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Multicultural Dilemma in France: Can Nativism Provoke Insurgency?
Multicultural Dilemma in France: Can Nativism Provoke Insurgency?

Essay examines a common issue facing France and Turkey: the weaponizing culture of civilizationism and nativism and its threat to Islam.  By Carlie Chiesa. (01/28/2021)

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The Riyadh Gulf Cooperation Council GCC January 5, 2021 Summit
The Riyadh Gulf Cooperation Council GCC January 5, 2021 Summit

Analyis of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summitt.  By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. 01/22/2021

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Fearful New World. Towards a geopolitics of unknown fears
Fearful New World. Towards a geopolitics of unknown fears

Despite recent events, fear has been growing for decades despite data suggesting that the rational evidence-based reasons for those fears do not match such escalation.  By Prof. ... Read More...



Concise history of international development – from the UN University Rector Dr. Malone
Concise history of international development – from the UN University Rector Dr. Malone

Dr. David M. Malone presents his take on the history of international development and engagement of international FORAs, particularly in the planetary South – from WWI to present.  By Gu... Read More...



On the Failure of Soviet Foreign Policy in the Middle East
On the Failure of Soviet Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Paper provides a historical analysis of Soviet foreign policy in the Middle East.  By Anping Yang. (01/15/21)

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A Moderated Handshake: Bilateralism, Agricultural Trade Liberalization, and the WTO
A Moderated Handshake: Bilateralism, Agricultural Trade Liberalization, and the WTO

Essay addresses: what current trade reform compromise could the WTO reach to alleviate the effects of agricultural trade policies on developing countries?  By Adeola Egbeyemi. (01/15/2021... Read More...



Rookies in the Major League: Recruitment Miscalculations in Terrorist Organizations
Rookies in the Major League: Recruitment Miscalculations in Terrorist Organizations

Essay analyzes recruitment techniques by terrorist groups.  By Isabella Baker. (01/06/2021)

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Evaluation model of the performance of the higher education system in developing countries
Evaluation model of the performance of the higher education system in developing countries

Analysis paper of the present model of higher education in several countries, particularly in developing countries. By Prof. Djawed Sangdel. 01/06/2021

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What New Institutions Do We Need For An International Green Deal To Be Feasible?
What New Institutions Do We Need For An International Green Deal To Be Feasible?

Prof. Ioannis Varoufakis' views on what Europe and the G-7 need to do in order to adjust financial and overall economic pathways toward an international Green Deal.  By Marie-Christin... Read More...



Europe’s Cyber Resilience
Europe’s Cyber Resilience

A false sense of security in the private sector as a warning sign and means to assess the effectiveness of cyber security wwareness measures. By Julia Wurm (11/24/2020)

 

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Psychology of Foreign Policy Analysis
Psychology of Foreign Policy Analysis

Paper presents a brief review of The "Operational Code": A Neglected Approach to the Study of Political Leaders and Decision-Making by Alexander George (1969).  By Odhi... Read More...



No SDGs without elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls
No SDGs without elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

The Orange the World Campaign and the struggle for eliiminating violence against women and girls.  By Viola Christian. (11/23/2020)

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Saudi Arabia’s Agenda of Economic Diversification is More Urgent Than Ever
Saudi Arabia’s Agenda of Economic Diversification is More Urgent Than Ever

Saudi Arabia faces a variety of pressures on its Vision 2030 economic plan.   By Peter J. Whiteneck. (11/17/2020)

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Reconstruction of Political Parties:  Adopting Insurgent Strategies
Reconstruction of Political Parties: Adopting Insurgent Strategies

Paper examines correlations between terrorist groups and political parties. By Carlie Chiesa. (11/11/2020)

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The G20 2020 Riyadh Summit
The G20 2020 Riyadh Summit

Paper analyzes the recent G20 2020 Riyadh Summit. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. 11/08/2020

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The Muslim Brotherhood and the Coptic Question:  Reconciling National Unity with the Islamic State
The Muslim Brotherhood and the Coptic Question: Reconciling National Unity with the Islamic State

Paper analyzes the isues facing equal citizenship between Muslims and non-Muslims in Egypt.  By Elio Azar. (11/04/2020)

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