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Security implications of moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem a hot spot for the Israeli-Palestine conflict
May 17, 2018

On 06 December, the President of the United States (US) announced his decision to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv…

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A World Ruled by Strongmen
May 10, 2018

A World Ruled by Strongmen The rise of personalist authoritarian strongmen: “Who cares about democracy?!” Guest post by Seden Anlar, member…

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Climate Policy in the Age of Trump. Are we headed towards environmental disaster?
April 16, 2018

Climate change, we can now assert with absolute certainty, exist and is a global problem. Mitigation and adaptation from it poses…

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Mind the Gap – Addressing Transparency and Accountability in the EU’s Budget
April 10, 2018

Transparency as a Concept Transparency is a concept utilised in public policy and governance to indicate a need for openness and…

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China in Africa: Examining China through a “Maoist” and “Gramscian” lens
April 10, 2018

Guest Post by Tshepo Masita Over the past decade, China’s foreign policy has focused on rapidly intensifying its engagement with Africa. The rapid rise…

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The Syrian Crisis: Hurdles to Achieve Political Settlement
April 10, 2018

Guest Post by Tamer Mahboub  Since the beginning of diplomatic endeavors regarding the political settlement trajectory of the ongoing conflict in…

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Lessons from the past: The U.S.-South Korea alliance should proceed with caution
April 10, 2018

Guest Post by Ian Fleming, Member of IAPSS SRC on Conflict Security & Crime On March 8 2018, Chung Eui-yong, the South Korean…

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Francophone World: Who Will Pay for the Promotion of the French Language?
April 3, 2018

French people are deeply attached to their language. It is important for us to use the right word, to choose the…

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U.S. environmental strategy explained: The Juliana Case
March 19, 2018

During President Trump first year in office, there has been a sharp rehearsal in environmental policy thinking. Contrary to the previous…

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The politics of water development: a source of conflict?
February 28, 2018

Lack of clean, accessible water is not due to a lack of fresh water on the planet. Instead, there are systemic…

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