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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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Authoritarism in the 2020s
Authoritarism in the 2020s

An analysis about the recent rise and potential role of authoritarianism in the 2020s, with an emphasis on how that may shape the foreign policy of the United States.  By Michael Spilg. (... Read More...



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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The US-India Strategic Relations: A Brief Report
The US-India Strategic Relations: A Brief Report

Analysis of US-India strategic relations. By. Dr. Sohail Mahmood. 10/20/2020

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Global Energy Dynamics
Global Energy Dynamics

Data analysis of global energy. By Panagiotis Podiotis. 10/18/2020

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Perceiving Corruption
Perceiving Corruption

Rethinking accountability, revolution and challenging the status quo in Lebanon. By Marie-Christine Ghreichi. 10/17/2020

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A Controversial Barrier: The Trade War between the U.S. and China
A Controversial Barrier: The Trade War between the U.S. and China

Analyzing effects of the U.S.-China trade war. By Cihan Sahin. (10/15/2020)

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Foreign Policy Analysis: Actor-Specific Theory and the Ground of International Relations
Foreign Policy Analysis: Actor-Specific Theory and the Ground of International Relations

Book review of Foreign Policy Analysis: Actor-Specific Theory and the Ground of International Relations (Valerie M. Hudson, 2005).  By Odhiambo A. Kasera. (10/13/2020)

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Triangularity of Nuclear Arms Control
Triangularity of Nuclear Arms Control

Examining possible implications of China’s involvement in Nuclear Arms talks. By Alexander G. Savelyev. (10/04/2020)

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Enough of Double Standards!
Enough of Double Standards!

The permanently unsettled situation in South-East Europe and gravity of related, questionable political decisions taken by major European powers. By Zlatko Hadžidedic. (10/05/2020)

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An Austro-Franco-German Proposal for a European Post     C-19 Recovery Programme
An Austro-Franco-German Proposal for a European Post C-19 Recovery Programme

Analyzing the contribution of Mr. Mario Holzner, the director of WIIW Institute, at the July Conference held at the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna.  By Tereza Neuwirthová. (10/01/202... Read More...



Right to Education as an Elementary Human Right
Right to Education as an Elementary Human Right

Examining the right to education and its facets that ripple through society and governance. By Djawed Sangdel. 09/30/2020

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Political will is needed to foster multilateralism in Europe – Dr. Franz Fischler says
Political will is needed to foster multilateralism in Europe – Dr. Franz Fischler says

From the recent IFIMES Vienna Process Conference, a report on Dr. Franz Fischler's discussion about the future of Europe.  By Guido Lanfranchi. (09/24/2020)

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The Impact of the Iranian Revolution on Egypt’s Foreign Policy
The Impact of the Iranian Revolution on Egypt’s Foreign Policy

Paper analyzes the impact of the Iranian Revolution on the foreign policy of Egypt.  By Tom Leijnse. (09/22/2020)

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The Lishan Mausoleum and Tombs of Chinese Emperors:  The Actualization of Wealth, Power & Ideology
The Lishan Mausoleum and Tombs of Chinese Emperors: The Actualization of Wealth, Power & Ideology

Paper illustrates how tombs transformed from the house of the dead to ritual and monumental architecture as well as the various ways in which tombs have been utilized to achieve materialization of ... Read More...



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