The Cultural Revolution shaped, and continues to shape, the China that exists today. No matter whether anyone dares, or wants, to talk about the events five decades ago.
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In a complex panorama, the global financial architecture for climate change is an evolving issue, where actors and rules are constantly engaging in transformation.
Given the speed of global transformations and the failures to integrate ecology into larger concerns the question of ‘who speaks for Earth?’ is a pressing issue for IR.
The current state of posthuman IR is better described as that of different, less-anthropocentric, world views – many of which do not speak to each other.
Regions of Ukraine have their own singular histories and what is lacking is a unifying narrative and common “heroes” during a time of prolonged crisis.
The complex relationship between the Al-Sauds and Wahhabism creates policy dilemmas for the Saudi government on multiple levels.
Every year Crimean Tatars commemorate their deportation by Stalin in 1944. More than 70 years later, the singer Jamala wrote a song about the deportations and won the Eurovision song contest.
Moscow’s efforts to retain good relations with both Israel and Iran will continue to cause each to be wary of becoming too reliant on a Russia that it deems unreliable.
The response to climatic changes in the Arctic will be a problem of global politics as economic development in the area is shaped by environmental factors among others.
In the a broader context, the FFDM has been a powerful force multiplier, which has helped propel climate justice issues into the foreground of public consciousness.
The success of the US-Iran nuclear talks shows the limits of the Obama doctrine in accomplishing the kind of social change that many reformists would like to see.
It is no longer possible to see environmental issues as neutral, detached from the social world – they must be understood as political problems with social drivers.
There are too many indications that Pakistan’s military and civilian leaderships are still not willing to break totally with the patterns of its involvement in state terrorism.