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The battle for Mosul is a proxy for a complex set of interests competing for hegemony. It is not the end, rather the beginning of the next waves of conflict Iraq faces.
Afghans believing in the Taliban/al-Qaida discourse will succumb to the intellectual insights of Huntington’s thesis which endorses the same worldview in a reverse guise.
E-IR invites PhD students and early career academics to prepare short papers outlining novel, or under appreciated, ideas that will contribute to the understanding of international relations.
The Obama administration’s two-pronged approach of closing legal gaps and studying effective means of interrogation, in fact, helps illuminate the moral point at stake.
In recent years, India’s relations with Saudi Arabia have gained a new momentum due to shared financial and security interests in the region.
Foulkes’ photographs reveal what soldiers on the front line of conflicts felt about those fighting alongside them, their opponents, and their own vulnerabilities.
Understanding 9/11 and the US-led war on terror in Afghanistan as exemplifications of a clash of civilizations seems to be thoroughly misleading and dangerous.
President Trump can instill a sense of urgency in Israel and Palestine and create a new chapter in which people recognise the many similarities that exist between them.
There are going to be some rocky moments between the US-UK and UK-China equations. The UK’s attempts to lie between the US and China may prove the wisdom of the adage.
Security is not solely constructed discursively but also visually. Dominant securitization theory ignores the latter, leaving it somewhat decontextualized.
The long duration of negotiations on migration along with growing economic and security difficulties in Turkey have led to growing Euroscepticism in the state.