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Interview with Abin Thomas - Kerala’s Cancer Crisis
Interview with Abin Thomas - Kerala’s Cancer Crisis

IA Forum speaks with author Abin Thomas about the cancer crisis in the Indian state of Kerala.  By Madison J. Meyers (08/20/2014)

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Children at the Border: Refugees from the Drug War?
Children at the Border: Refugees from the Drug War?

Analysis of problems faced by children immigrating to the US as a result of the Drug War.  By Dr. Lynn Holland.  (07/08/2014)

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Foreign Civilian Women Working In War Zones: The Good, Bad and Ugly
Foreign Civilian Women Working In War Zones: The Good, Bad and Ugly

A look at challenges foreign civilian women face in war zones.  By Jade Wu (06/13/2014)

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Mineral traceability and conflict in eastern DRC: the case of the “Conflict-Free Tin Initiative”
Mineral traceability and conflict in eastern DRC: the case of the “Conflict-Free Tin Initiative”

Paper analyzes the Conflict-Free Tin Initiative and whether traceability provided by it will provide positive results. By Dr. Edoardo Monaco. (02/13/2014)

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Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition
Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition

Our latest edition of International Affairs Forum (Taylor and Francis) is now available. This issue focuses on the BRICS countries and the impact of social media on governance.

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Metodi Zajkov (Transparency International –
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Metodi Zajkov (Transparency International –

In this look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Metodi Zajkov, Transparency International – Macedonia. (International Aff... Read More...



Culture and Values in a Globalized World: Immigration in America
Culture and Values in a Globalized World: Immigration in America
Essay provides argument that in order to address immigration, we must pay attention to differences in values and culture. By Dana-Marie Seepersad. (12/09/2013) Read More...


Interview with Dr. Cornelia Beyer, author of <i>Inequality and Violence</i>
Interview with Dr. Cornelia Beyer, author of Inequality and Violence
An interview with Anna Cornelia Beyer, University of Hull. Author of Inequality and Violence: A Reappraisal or Man, the State and War (Ashgate: Forthcoming). (12/04/2013) Read More...


Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal
Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal
Are US/NATO efforts to empower women and equalize Afghan society undercut by the segregation policies of their own camps and insensitivity to local staff? By Jade Wu. (first appeared in Peace and Co... Read More...


How Effective Is The International Criminal Court?
How Effective Is The International Criminal Court?
The ICC's handling of the Ocampo Six provides a prime example of the court's issues and provides further questions of its effectiveness. By Aislinn Killian. (07/12/2013) Read More...


Would A More Catholic United States Better Cope With the Impending Geopolitical Shift of Power?
Would A More Catholic United States Better Cope With the Impending Geopolitical Shift of Power?
Is there a mounting influence of Catholics and Catholicism in the American political landscape? By Manlio Graziano. (11/08/2012) Read More...


U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability
U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability
What does the Syrian confict mean for its refugees and regional stability? By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (09/20/2012) Read More...


Impoverished to Ravenous – 21st Century China and Sustainable Development
Impoverished to Ravenous – 21st Century China and Sustainable Development
Author examines impacts of development on China's sustainable development needs. By Anuradha Kataria. (07/19/2012) Read More...


Mainstreaming Gender into Development Projects
Mainstreaming Gender into Development Projects
Paper discussing the consequence of leaving women out and practical requirements for success. By Dr. Elizabeth Armstrong-Mensah. (02/16/2012) Read More...


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Human Rights Approach to Development: Case of EU-ACP Partnership
Analysis of the Cotonou Partnership between the ACP and the EU, focusing on the effectiveness of this new approach to development. By Andris Zimelis. (01/07/2011) Read More...


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Women's Rights and Geopolitics in the Two Koreas
Association for Women's Rights in Development interview with Christine Ahn (Global Fund for Women and the Korea Policy Institute). (AWID, 11/26/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA Forum speaks with Kay Seok (Human Rights Watch) about women's rights issues in Korea. By Kathryn Baer. (12/09/2010) Read More...


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How Virtual Education Can Change Nigeria
Author examines the potential of vitural education in Nigeria, including benefits and obstacles. By Tyler Wilson. (11/28/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Barbara Harrell-Bond
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Barbara Harrell-Bond
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Barbara Harrell-Bond (Founder of Refugee Studies Center at Oxford University) about refugee migration. (IA-Forum, 11/29/2010) Read More...


One Year Later, Documentary Commemorates Death of Sergei Magnitsky
One Year Later, Documentary Commemorates Death of Sergei Magnitsky
Report on the premiere of “Justice for Sergei" on the one year anniversary of the death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died in a Moscow prison. By Marina Grushin. (IA-Forum, 11/21/2010) Read More...


The Forum Fall 2010 Issue: Migration
The Forum Fall 2010 Issue: Migration
Fall Issue of The Forum, featuring experts from around the world discussing economic, regional, and general issues surrounding Migration. (11/09/2010) Read More...


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Legal status of displaced persons due to climate change
Author provides in-depth look at legalities of displaced persons due to climate change. By Dr. Judit Toth (10/12/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Caroline Nagel
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Caroline Nagel
Dr. Caroline Nagel discusses immigration and US policy. (10/12/2010) Read More...


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Immigration, Policy-Oriented Evaluation of Benefits and Costs for Developed Countries
Paper reviews the principal policy implications involved by the process of immigration for the developed countries. By Alexandra Dobra. (10/06/2010) Read More...


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Child Migration: Challenging Common Misperceptions
Author examines to what extent the economic status of the child migrant and their household affect their decision to migrate. By Giulia Frontini. (08/07/2010) Read More...


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Acute Poverty Alleviation Through Women’s Targeting By Microfinance Programs
Author provides argument for sustaining female-targeting microfinance programs. By Alexandra Dobra. (04/20/2010) Read More...


External Article
HIV/AIDS and Human Security: A Focus on Women and Economic Security in Southern Africa
Author analyzes the AIDS/HIV issue in southern Africa and offers policy recommendations towards combating its effect there. By Elizabeth Armstrong-Mensah, PhD. (04/21/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. J.P. Linstroth
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. J.P. Linstroth
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. J.P. Linstroth, Senior Researcher of the Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Programme of The International Peace Research Institute Oslo, about the Basque party. (IA-Forum... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview with Dr. Asoka Bandarage
IA-Forum Interview with Dr. Asoka Bandarage
IA-Forum speaks with Prof. Asoka Bandarage about Sri Lanka and the Tamil conflict. By Ben Linden. (11/09/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel about peacekeeping and the book he co-edited, Peace Operations: Trends, Progress, an... Read More...


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