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Averting Self-Defeat: Shifting the Narrative of the Climate Debate

Following last year’s United Nations climate talks, generally referred to as COP25, one thing has become painfully clear: no significant improvements in climate change policy on the global scale can...

Emerging Frameworks of Renewable Geopolitics

Emerging renewable energy geopolitical frameworks are defined by relations to fossil fuel geopolitics. Novel frameworks could divorce the energy economy from its association with international...

Ending Pandemics: US Foreign Policy to Mitigate Today's Major Killers, Tomorrow's Outbreaks, and the Health Impacts of Climate Change

Abstract: Every U.S. President in recent decades has had to respond to at least one pandemic disease. Political leadership has proven decisive. In the coming years, U.S. foreign policy will face at...

Feminism, Peace, and Afghanistan

Abstract: The conflict in Afghanistan, which has spanned 41 years, presents many complex issues with which policymakers must grapple. The human rights situation of Afghan women is prominent...

Take Back the Future: Global Feminisms and the Coming Crisis of the Beijing Settlement

Toward a New Geopolitics of Gender?  In April 2019, the United States threatened to use its veto in the UN Security Council (UNSC).1 That was not an unusual move: the Permanent Five members...

Environmental and Social Risk Management in India

India is considered to be one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, and is facing impacts on the environment and its people from projects across sectors. This article addresses the role...

The Common Enemy: How the Rhetoric of Fear is Subverting Democracies

Over the past decade, Western democracies have experienced a drastic upsurge of so-called “populism.” Establishment parties warn about it, while mass media bombards us with news broadcasts. The...

Morocco's Contemporary Diplomacy as a Middle Power

The 20th anniversary of the reign of King Mohammed VI of Morocco is a timely opportunity to analyze the interaction between the kingdom and its diplomatic counterparts, in particular how Morocco...

From the Archives: To A British Friend, Are You In Europe?

This article was originally published in the Journal of International Affair's print edition, Vol. 16, No. 1 in 1962. In American colleges and universities we offer courses dealing with many aspects...

Frozen Conflicts and Federalization: Russian Policy in Transnistria and Donbass

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia has employed different policies meant to retain influence in its near abroad, an important one being the instigation and sustainment of frozen conflicts...

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