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US-Cuba thaw stepping stone to expanded Latin America trade
US-Cuba thaw stepping stone to expanded Latin America trade

Given the shift in U.S.-Cuba relations, the April 2015 Summit of the Americas may serve as a significant stepping stone to expanded trade relations. By Brian Daigle. (Read More...



GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - December 22, 2014
GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - December 22, 2014

New U.S. consumer sentiment data to keep improving. Central Banks in Armenia and Turkey to deal with rouble and Fed policy. Second round of voting in Greek presidential elections. (Read More...



IA Forum Interview: Scott Hickie discusses health corruption
IA Forum Interview: Scott Hickie discusses health corruption

IA Forum interview with Scott Hickie (Senior Analyst, Open Brieifing) who diiscusses corruption in the health sector.  Interview by Madison J. Myers.  (12/19/2014)

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Latin America Sees Second Leftist Wave
Latin America Sees Second Leftist Wave

In 2014, there were presidential elections in El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, and Uruguay, with right-of-center and pro-business parties losing every contest.  Wher... Read More...



Cyber-Terrorism: Fact or Fiction?
Cyber-Terrorism: Fact or Fiction?

Author argues cyber-terrorism remains more a product of fear mongering than concrete reality –– at least for the moment. By Sebastian J. Bae. (07/22/2014)

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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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Piracy: Can the War on the Seas Ever Be Won?
Piracy: Can the War on the Seas Ever Be Won?

The current state solution models, focusing on military deterrence, have proven questionably effective in combating piracy, merely displacing it more than solving it.  By Sgt. Sebastian J... Read More...



What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table
What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table

What is - and can be - the impact of women's representation in peace negotiations? By Sthelyn Romero. (05/26/2014)

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IA Forum Student Writing Award Winners Announced
IA Forum Student Writing Award Winners Announced

Winners of the Spring 2014 International Affairs Student Award Competition announced!

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What You Measure is What You’ll Get
What You Measure is What You’ll Get

A look at economic metrics and understanding how to use them in analysis of countries. By Anuradha Kataria. (04/07/2014)

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Denied Justice and Discriminated in the Face of Death – Foreign Nationals and the Death Penalty
Denied Justice and Discriminated in the Face of Death – Foreign Nationals and the Death Penalty

International Commission against the Death Penalty members discuss focusing on foreign nationals and capital punishment worldwide..  By Ruth Dreifuss and Federico Mayor.  (03/03/2014)

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The New Face of Governance
The New Face of Governance

In the new face of governance, NGOs play an important role.  By Dana-Marie Seepersad. (02/26/2014)

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Climate Change and Reinsurance: The Human Security Issue
Climate Change and Reinsurance: The Human Security Issue

Paper analyzes the effects of climate change on reiinsurance and human security issues. By Prof. Anis Bajrektarevic & Carla Baumer. (02/10/2014)

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Interview with Professor Stephen Walt, Harvard University
Interview with Professor Stephen Walt, Harvard University

Professor Stephen Walt discusses a wide range of international issues, from theory to US foreign policy and the Snowden case. By Gustavo Macedo & Patricia G Derolle. (09/20/2013)

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Interview: Stephen D. Krasner, Stanford University
Interview: Stephen D. Krasner, Stanford University

Interview with Stephen D. Krasner who discusses International Regimes and UN Security Council Reforms. By Patricia Galves Derolle.

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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 Prof. Werner Baer: BRIC countries
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Werner Baer: BRIC countries

A look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis). Professor Werner Baer at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, discusses Brazil's economy. (International ... Read More...



New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Professor Robert M. Stern, Goldman School, UC-Berkeley
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Professor Robert M. Stern, Goldman School, UC-Berkeley

A look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Professor Emeritus Robert M. Stern. (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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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...



External Article
A Tale of Two Chávezes
For those who loved and reviled Venezuela's president in equal measure, El Comandante leaves behind two very different legacies. (3/11/2013, Foreign Policy) Read More...


Human Trafficking – the Untamable Epidemic
Human Trafficking – the Untamable Epidemic
A look at the root causes of human trafficking and possible steps to combat it. By Anuradha Kataria. (09/24/2012) Read More...


External Article
Rio+20: understanding the present in the light of the future.
Understanding the present in the light of the past, we see only the problems, resulting in gloom. But understanding the present in the light of the future compels us to evolve and see the opportunitie... Read More...


External Article
The other UN
Besides the well-known building in Manhattan, the UN has three other main HQs, one of them in Vienna, where nine important organisations do the practical work. By Anne-Cécile Robert (June 2012, Le Mon... Read More...


External Article
Why we need Sustainable Development Goals
Rio+20 must launch SDGs to guide countries through complex development challenges, argues Colombian ministry official Paula Caballero Gómez. (05/24/2012, SciDev.Net) Read More...


External Article
A Global New Deal
Public’s tolerance for economic policies that do not reduce unemployment has collapsed, says Jomo Kwame Sundaram, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development (Project Syndicate, 05/22/2012... Read More...


External Article
Rio Plus 20: What Prospects for the Next UN Mega-Conference?
The question looming at Rio is whether the voluntary, bottom-up approach to global environmental governance will show any more promise. By Stewart M. Patrick (03/30/2012, Council on Foreign Relations) Read More...


External Article
What Are Iran's Intentions?
There is little credible discussion of just what constitutes the Iranian threat, though we do have an authoritative answer, provided by U.S. military and intelligence. Their presentations to Congress ... Read More...


PDF document
Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing
UN Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Global Sustainability presents its report containing 56 recommendations to put sustainable development into practice and to mainstream it into economic polic... 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...


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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