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LAUNCH EVENT: The Fourth Industrial Revolution on 4 Feb 2019

Join the Journal of International Affairs to celebrate the launch of our newest issue on The Fourth Industrial Revolution at 6:30 PM on Monday, 4 February 2019.  The event...

The Nationalist and Populist Challenge to Foreign Policy

Calls to accelerate new foreign policy initiatives are premature.  The global dynamics of the Trump legacy remain a serious constraint for President Biden’s agenda. Two months into his...

The Rule of Law Report: A story of preemption, political symbolism, and dialogue in the European Union

In September, the European Commission released its first Rule of Law Report. While the Report cannot be expected to single-handedly change the rule of law landscape of the European Union, it is a...

Corruption, Protest and Hope in Lebanon - An Interview with Assaad Thebian

Assaad Thebian is a communications professional and activist in Lebanon. In 2015, he led—and was arrested in connection with—the #YouStink Movement, a protest movement decrying the Lebanese...

Ending Corruption, Empowering the Citizen - An Interview with Pastor Evan Mawarire

Evan Mawarire is a Zimbabwean pastor and activist. In 2016, a video he recorded, entitled “This Flag,” inspired tens of thousands of Zimbabweans to protest against the Robert Mugabe regime, leading...

Protest and the Transition in Sudan - An Interview with Mayada Hassanain

Mayada Hassanain is an independent researcher on poverty reduction, economic pluralism, and feminist political economy based in Sudan. In 2019, she spent months protesting and organizing in the...

International Action to Protect the Uyghur People - An Interview with Rushan Abbas

Rushan Abbas is a Uyghur-American activist. She is the founder and executive director of the Campaign for Uyghurs, and has been one of the most prominent voices speaking out against the mistreatment...

Standing Rock Protests and the Struggle for Tribal Sovereignty

In this special Feature taken from the upcoming Politics of Protest issue, the Journal speaks with David Archambault II, former tribal chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, about his experience...

Lessons From the Pandemic: Why Global Powers Spread Conspiracies

Following the Coronavirus pandemic related conspiracy theories emerged. Global powers began shaping the pandemic narrative, fending off blame and associating it with others. Some did it for domestic...

Fear and Loathing Along the Line of Actual Control

Twenty-one years after Kargil, South Asia once again finds itself at the brink of war. The India-China standoff has entered its 100th day, and the armed forces of the two countries stand prepared for...

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