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Do Gender Minorities Belong in the Military?

Do Gender Minorities Belong in the Military?

Trans people are included in the military by their willingness to reinforce the binary narrative structures of women as “beautiful souls” and men as “citizen protectors”.

Security Council Resolution 1325’s Impact on Kosovo’s Post-Conflict Framework

Security Council Resolution 1325’s Impact on Kosovo’s Post-Conflict Framework

In line with the agenda set by Security Council Resolution 1325, Kosovo has worked to integrate gender equality into its post-conflict peace-building efforts.

The Capability-Expectation Gap in EU Foreign Policy after the Lisbon Treaty

The Capability-Expectation Gap in EU Foreign Policy after the Lisbon Treaty

Although the Lisbon Treaty increased the capabilities of the EU in foreign policy, the expectations from the EU have increased as a result.

Oppressing Islamists and Domestic Insecurity in Egypt and Tajikistan

Oppressing Islamists and Domestic Insecurity in Egypt and Tajikistan

Is the oppression of Islamists a mobilizing factor for mass mobilization against the state? The case studies of Egypt and Tajikistan provide interesting insights.

Terrorists or Freedom Fighters: A Case Study of ETA

Terrorists or Freedom Fighters: A Case Study of ETA

The ETA’s armed struggle was a necessary component of retaliating against the Spanish government’s Basque oppression, and therefore, they are freedom fighters.

The Impact of China’s OBOR Initiative on Australia’s Geopolitical Realities

The Impact of China’s OBOR Initiative on Australia’s Geopolitical Realities

The IPE analytical model demonstrates that China’s OBOR initiative is a sophisticated strategy that potentially solves several of China’s economic and political dilemmas.

Unmasking the Colombian Peace Accord: FARC Strategy in a Never-Ending Conflict

Unmasking the Colombian Peace Accord: FARC Strategy in a Never-Ending Conflict

The recent peace agreement between the Columbian government and FARC guerrillas is unlikely to end the conflict as it comes directly from the FARC strategy.

Diglossia and Politics in Arabic

Diglossia and Politics in Arabic

Political actors in the Middle East use the diglossic features of Arabic to match their language to the political context, as speeches made during the Arab Spring show.

Identity and Turkish Foreign Policy in the AK Parti Era

Identity and Turkish Foreign Policy in the AK Parti Era

Turkish foreign policy and identity need to be understood across time whilst taking into consideration the AKP’s domestic power via the Kemalist military establishment.

Is Ethnic Conflict Avoidable?

Is Ethnic Conflict Avoidable?

Until the international community prioritises human security over the security of the state, leaders will continue to avoid intervening in conflicts without individual gains.

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