Author profile: Stephen McGlinchey

Stephen McGlinchey

Dr Stephen McGlinchey is the Editor-in-Chief of E-International Relations and Senior Lecturer of International Relations at the University of the West of England, Bristol. He is the author of International Relations (2017) and US Arms Policies Towards the Shah’s Iran (2014).

Diplomacy

Diplomacy

In today’s interconnected world, effective and skilful diplomacy is vital to ensure that humankind can navigate an ever-growing list of shared challenges that may be our undoing if left unresolved.

Student Feature – Advice on Reading Smart

Student Feature – Advice on Reading Smart

Reading for scholarly purposes is not the same as reading for pleasure. You need to adopt an appropriate, and healthy, reading strategy.

Student Feature – Advice on Using Sources

Student Feature – Advice on Using Sources

Referencing sources is a core skill in academia. It is an important element of scholarly writing, and one that you should master for your own studies.

Trump Vs Clinton: A Post-Mortem

Trump Vs Clinton: A Post-Mortem

If party politics fails again to represent the electorate as in 2016, the only people who will be able to rise above the acrimony will be populists like Donald Trump.

Trump’s ‘Brexit Strategy’

Trump’s ‘Brexit Strategy’

Trump has defied reality by gauging that enough voters will ignore the tide of critics mobilising against him, even a growing number of senior Republican Party figures.

Student Feature – Spotlight on the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Student Feature – Spotlight on the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Due to decades of diplomacy, non-proliferation is one of the norms underpinning our international system and we have come a long way from the dark days of 1945.

The Brexit Hangover

The Brexit Hangover

If the EU is to endure, experts need to understand how to recapture the population and divert them away from an empowered, and sometimes dangerous, field of populists.

Trump as the Beginning of Republican Party 2.0

Trump as the Beginning of Republican Party 2.0

With Ted Cruz’s exit and Trump becoming the presumptive nominee, the Republican Party establishment have decided to lose the 2016 election.

Roger Waters’ The Wall and the ‘ISIS Crisis’

Roger Waters’ The Wall and the ‘ISIS Crisis’

Seeing Waters’ depiction of how war has made him a broken man gave me hope that a more sensible debate is being had amongst citizens over the march to war with ISIS.

America: Get Rid of Your Constitution

America: Get Rid of Your Constitution

Years of partisanship has now peaked making legislation a warzone, fuelled by the once necessary, but now obstructing, notion of separation of powers.

The Importance of Open Access

The Importance of Open Access

Open access is a simple idea. People should be able to access scholarship freely and easily. However, in practice there is a long way to go to meet that goal.

Going to University, or Not?

Going to University, or Not?

You will probably be working for the rest of your life, so make sure that the precious few years you spend in university are at a time when you can really enjoy it.

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