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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...



DRC and Uganda could benefit from joint oil agreement
DRC and Uganda could benefit from joint oil agreement

Presence of massive oil and gas reserves around the Lake Albert region have increased tensions between DRD and Uganda.  A joint oil agreement could be a step forward to ease them.  By Joh... Read More...



EU-China Trade Hampered by EU Divisions
EU-China Trade Hampered by EU Divisions

The unbalanced China-EU business relationship can be seen as the outcome of a divided EU and an opportunistic China. But there is scope for improvement. By Nicolas Jenny. (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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Putin-Modi Dimensional Meeting
Putin-Modi Dimensional Meeting

A look at the India-Russia two-day annual meeting and its possible outcomes. By Kashi N Pandita.  (12/20/2014)

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Nuclear Commerce - Fundamentals
Nuclear Commerce - Fundamentals

Paper explores the prospects for an energy rennaissance through nuclear power.  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic and Petra Posega.(12/19/2014)

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Kazakhstan Becomes Centrepiece in Eurasian Diplomacy
Kazakhstan Becomes Centrepiece in Eurasian Diplomacy

In a phase of declining oil prices and economic storm in neighbouring Russia, Kazakhstan has engaged in intense diplomatic activity with the West and other Central Asian countries. By Dr. Ernesto G... Read More...



Jordan-Israel Energy Deal Faces Public Opposition
Jordan-Israel Energy Deal Faces Public Opposition

With a struggling economy, Jordan must strike a careful balance between controversial energy deals and meaningful public appeasement. (Read More...



China-Egypt Partnership Fraught With Political Risk
China-Egypt Partnership Fraught With Political Risk

Egypt is aggressively courting China to attract more investment and stabilise the already fragile economy. But Beijing must proceed with caution. (Read More...



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...



Economic Transition Report on Azerbaijan:An Issue of Governance
Economic Transition Report on Azerbaijan:An Issue of Governance

Paper that studies issues facing Azerbaijan's economic transition. By Grace Mausser. (12/15/2014)

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GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - December 15, 2014
GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - December 15, 2014

US Fed to give more precise details on timing of rate change at FOMC meeting on Dec 16-17. Greece announces snap elections for Dec 17, prompting stock drop. This and more in this week&rsq... Read More...



Mediterranean Energy Alliances Isolate Turkey
Mediterranean Energy Alliances Isolate Turkey

The discovery of hydrocarbons has altered the geopolitical situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, leading to the formation of new alliances that leave Turkey out of the game. By Evita Souri. ... Read More...



IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips
IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips

Dr.David Phillips discusses international development, the role of remittances, and his book, Develo... Read More...



Free Trade and International Security
Free Trade and International Security

Author compares free trade and international security. By Meicen Sun. (12/01/2014)

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Fall 2014 Student Writing Competition Winners Announced
Fall 2014 Student Writing Competition Winners Announced

Winners of the Fall 2014 International Affairs Student Award Competition have been announced.  Their papers will be seen in the next issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor and Francis).<... Read More...



Russia and China extend energy ties at APEC
Russia and China extend energy ties at APEC

What are the chances of success for the Altai pipeline? By Dr. Ante Batovic. (Glob... Read More...



Migration and Fence-Building

Animated overview of Migration and Fence-Building from The Three Minute Post

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International Affairs Forum Announces Finalists of Fall 2014 Student Writing Competition
International Affairs Forum Announces Finalists of Fall 2014 Student Writing Competition

The Center for International Relations is pleased to announce Finalists in the Fall 2014 International Affairs Forum Student Writing Competition.

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Expect increase in US activity in Middle East
Expect increase in US activity in Middle East

In efforts to build President Obama's legacy and help the Democarts, increased U.S involvement in the Middle East is expected. By Chris Solomon. (Read More...



Is China Afghanistan’s new best friend?
Is China Afghanistan’s new best friend?

What are the chances for success and pitfalls for a China-Afghanistan partnership? By Ernesto Gallo.  (Read More...



Asia needs ASEAN-ization not Pakistanization of its continent
Asia needs ASEAN-ization not Pakistanization of its continent

Why is the Korean peninsula and East Asia unable to capitalize on its successes?  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (11/15/2014)

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25 years after 9/11 – How many Germanies should Europe have?
25 years after 9/11 – How many Germanies should Europe have?

Europe, Germany, and Yugolslavia before and after the fall of the Berlin wall.  By Prof. Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (11/16/2014)

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Three likely outcomes of the Iran nuclear talks
Three likely outcomes of the Iran nuclear talks

 What are the likely outcomes for the Nov. 24th deadline for a final agreement about Iran's nuclear program? By Jofi Joseph.  (11/13/2014)

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China creates new trade route through Nicaragua canal
China creates new trade route through Nicaragua canal

What are the implications of Nicaragua and China's plan to build a canal to rival the Panama Canal?  By Sanja Davidovic.(Read More...



Violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State
Violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State

A look at the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.  By Lakshna Mehta.  (10/31/2014)

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Left Behind: North African Geopolitics and the Economy
Left Behind: North African Geopolitics and the Economy

Although economic projections look promising for sub-Sahara Africa, the picture looks far bleaker for North Africa.  By Elizabeth M. Adetiba. (10/28/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Neil D'Souza, Zaya Learning Labs
IA Forum Interview: Neil D'Souza, Zaya Learning Labs

IA Forum speaks with Neil D'Souza, CEO of Zaya Learning Labs, about education technology and Zaya's work with low income schools. Interview by Rafael Panlilio.  (IA Forum, 10/27/2... Read More...



Islamic State takes advantage of cash economies in Iraq and Syria
Islamic State takes advantage of cash economies in Iraq and Syria

How has ISIS leveraged cash economies in Iraq and Syria?  How can be done?  By Rami Ayyub.  (Global Risk Insights, 10/17/2014)

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