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The Elimination of War Debate: Why Talking About Human Nature is Irrelevant
The Elimination of War Debate: Why Talking About Human Nature is Irrelevant

Paper explores, is war inherently inseparable from us and trying to eliminate it would therefore be a vain endeavour? By Nathanaël Chouraqui. (07/24/2016)

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Machiavelli’s Immorality: Deeper Looks
Machiavelli’s Immorality: Deeper Looks

An examination of Machiavelli. Should he be chararcterized immoral? The answer's ambiguous. By C.J. de Grazia. (07/19/2016) 

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Does Kashmir legally belong to India?
Does Kashmir legally belong to India?

Essay examines India's legal rights to Kashmir. By Jibraan Mansoor. (07/18/2016)

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Toward More Hostile Cross-Strait Relations: President Tsai’s Tight Rope Diplomacy Unravels
Toward More Hostile Cross-Strait Relations: President Tsai’s Tight Rope Diplomacy Unravels

A look at recent developments in China-Taiwan relations and the political position of President Tsai Ing-wen. By Justin Cheung. (07/15/2016)

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Postcolonialism and ‘Eurocentric’ International Relations
Postcolonialism and ‘Eurocentric’ International Relations

Essay contends that International Relations (IR) theory is Eurocentric and dominantly so. By Nathan Down. (07/13/2106)

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Why Cultural Diplomacy Matters to Nation Branding: The Case of Azerbaijan’s Heydar Aliyev Foundation
Why Cultural Diplomacy Matters to Nation Branding: The Case of Azerbaijan’s Heydar Aliyev Foundation

Paper looks at the relationship between nation branding and cultural diplomacy. By Rahim Rahimov. (07/12/2016)

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Interests and Influences of Major External Actors in Central Asia
Interests and Influences of Major External Actors in Central Asia

Report analyzes Central Asia and current and emerging external actors in the region. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic & Samantha Brletich. (07/06/2016)

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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...



Questioning Anarchy: Nuclear Weapons as Leviathan
Questioning Anarchy: Nuclear Weapons as Leviathan

Paper aske, have nuclear weapons acted, to some extent, as the Leviathan of international politics since 1945? By Jibraan Mansoor. (07/05/2016)

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Post-Umbrella, Pre-2017 and 2047 - the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election
Post-Umbrella, Pre-2017 and 2047 - the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election

Essay maps the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election in relation to the HKSAR’s past, present, and future. By Xiaoyi Xu. (07/04/2016)

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Terror Incidents and the Syrian Dilemma in International Affairs
Terror Incidents and the Syrian Dilemma in International Affairs

A proposal for a random-based federalized solution to the problem. By Prof. Dr. Matthias Klumpp. (07/01/2016)

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Displacement and Statelessness
Displacement and Statelessness

This essay from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, explores the rarely recognized relationsh... Read More...



Is Outdated Economics Threatening Western Civilization?
Is Outdated Economics Threatening Western Civilization?

An interview with Prof. Graciela Chichilnisky who discusses talks her life and career in academia, her work, and the need to change Economics in order to save the planet.  By C J Polychro... Read More...



India and South Africa: The New Buoyance in Defense Ties
India and South Africa: The New Buoyance in Defense Ties

India must look to strengthen defense ties with fellow BRIC South Africa. By Ipshita Bhattacharya. (06/27/2016)

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The European Union's Relations with China
The European Union's Relations with China

Paper evaluating the arms embargo: internal and external factors and future prospects. By Gianluca Scaglione. (06/23/2016)

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Assessing Kenneth Waltz's Theory of International Politics: the challenge of parsimony
Assessing Kenneth Waltz's Theory of International Politics: the challenge of parsimony

Analyzingf Kenneth Waltz's Theory of International Politics: By Nathanaël Chouraqui. (06/14/2016)

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IT Law - a challenge of dispute resolution
IT Law - a challenge of dispute resolution

IT law is faced with evoluving dispute resolution proceedings and determinations. By Dr. Jasna Cošabic. (06/12/2016)

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The Influence of Regional State Actors in Afghanistan’s Political Stability
The Influence of Regional State Actors in Afghanistan’s Political Stability

Report explores the influence of regional state actors in Afghanistan’s political stability post-2001, focusing on armed extremism and the Afghan opium economy as the two primary factors of i... Read More...



Non equilibrium Thermodynamics and Reinventing Saudi Arabia
Non equilibrium Thermodynamics and Reinventing Saudi Arabia

Thermodynamics, energy, and reforming Saudi Arabia. By Jack Pearce. (05/31/2016)

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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...



Reassessing the Deterrence Model
Reassessing the Deterrence Model

Paper analyzes the evolution of the deterrence model and areas in which further adaptation would be feasible for current conditions and circumstance.  By Kopal Mukim. (05/23/2016)

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Analyzing the Challenges of China’s Reemergence in Modern Asia: A Historical Construction
Analyzing the Challenges of China’s Reemergence in Modern Asia: A Historical Construction

Examination of China's reemergence as a world power. By Raja Sutherland. (05/19/2016)

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Rise of New Centrist Politics in South Korea
Rise of New Centrist Politics in South Korea

Analysis of South Korea’s 20th legislative election held on April 13th.  By Mark(Won Min) Seo. (05/11/2016)

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The Impact of Terminology on the Mediterranean Crisis
The Impact of Terminology on the Mediterranean Crisis

Migrants? Asylum Seekers?  It's necessary to have accurate terminology for those fleeing from their homelands into Europe. By Tim S. Braimah and Andreas Yiannaros. (05/09/2016)

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Could Hong Kong Pretend to an Optimistic Democratic Future vis-à-vis China?
Could Hong Kong Pretend to an Optimistic Democratic Future vis-à-vis China?

What's behind the uprising of a newly politicized youth in Hong Kong?  By Aine O’Mahony and Elodie Pichon. (05/04/2016)

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The Korean Issue Today
The Korean Issue Today

The Cold War and hopes for progressing on the Korea issue today.  By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (05/05/2016)

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Hungry of Hungary – One (Senti)Mental Journey
Hungry of Hungary – One (Senti)Mental Journey

Comparing Indonesia and Hungary, and Victor Orban's policies. By Julia Suryakusuma. (04/28/2016)

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Is Regionalism a part of Preventive Diplomacy?
Is Regionalism a part of Preventive Diplomacy?

The need to achieve regional security presupposes the use of the regional structures with functions and activities of a global system of collective security. By Tanya Deykova. (04/27/2016)

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Divided by Common Alignment: Jordan and GCC States in the Arab Winter Divided by Common Alignment
Divided by Common Alignment: Jordan and GCC States in the Arab Winter Divided by Common Alignment

Isolating the Gulf region from normal international relations isn't the answer. By Dr. Jack Kalpakian. (04/27/2016)

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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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