Author profile: Louie Woodall

Louie is an undergraduate student taking Modern History and Politics at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Review – Democracy Promotion and Conflict-based Reconstruction

Review – Democracy Promotion and Conflict-based Reconstruction

Matthew A. Hill’s survey of America’s democratisation missions takes the reader on a journey through the horrors of post-conflict states, the cut-and-thrust of policy debate and the ever evolving idea of democracy. It will prove a valuable resource to any student or researcher seeking an understanding of the current situations in Bosnia, Afghanistan and Iraq.

Review – Russian Foreign Policy: From Nation State to Global Risk Sharing

Review – Russian Foreign Policy: From Nation State to Global Risk Sharing

Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia endured a difficult rebirth into a unipolar world order where it struggled to find a place. Dr. Nicolai Petro traces the journey the nation’s governments have made since this painful transition and looks to the continuing evolution of Russia’s diplomatic identity.

Greece and the EU: United in Diversity

Greece and the EU: United in Diversity

The European community cannot stand idly by when one of its own members faces disintegration. The Union’s motto is: “United in diversity”. Now, more than ever, the EU must live up to this ideal.

American Federalism and Post-1997 Devolution in Britain

American Federalism and Post-1997 Devolution in Britain

The amalgamation of state and federal powers, the increased capacity of the central government to control the states through grants and mandates and the growing convergence of central and peripheral policy are all features of the competitive interdependence form of federalism that can be seen reflected in the new devolved British governmental structure.

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