Interviews

E-IR invites some of the field’s leading protagonists to share their latest thinking, and to reflect on the major developments in world politics.

Interview – Achim Steiner

Interview – Achim Steiner

Achim Steiner discusses the outcomes of the recent Paris Climate Conference, the role of philanthropy in combating climate change, and the concept of the Anthropocene.

Interview – Avner Golov

Interview – Avner Golov

Avner Golov answers questions about the recent US-Iran nuclear agreement and its implications for Israel and wider regional security in the Middle East.

Interview – Nadje Al-Ali

Interview – Nadje Al-Ali

Professor Al-Ali answers questions on the difficulties faced by Iraqi female academics, the role of women’s movements in the MENA region, and the academic-activist link.

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Interview – Graciela Chichilnisky

Dr. Chichilnisky discusses the impact of climate change, the Kyoto Protocol and any new climate agreements that may be required to find a solution to this global problem.

Interview – Susan Spronk

Interview – Susan Spronk

Professor Spronk discusses Latin American ’21st Century Socialism’, reflects on struggles against water privatization, and assesses the role of the BRICS in world order.

Interview – Nadim Shehadi

Interview – Nadim Shehadi

Nadim Shehadi discusses what lessons from the Iraq War we can apply to the current Syrian conflict, the role of Iran in the Middle-East, and the fight against ISIS.

Interview – Nicholas Kristof

Interview – Nicholas Kristof

Nicholas Kristof discusses the Syrian Civil War, the attitudes of US Presidential Candidates towards refugees, and the challenges of reporting from war-torn countries.

Interview – Ivan Krastev

Interview – Ivan Krastev

Ivan Krastev discusses Russia’s troubled relationship with the West, the problems with democratic triumphalism, and the role of the EU in the post-Cold War world.

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Interview – Nori Katagiri

Dr. Katagiri discusses his latest book on insurgencies, military strategies and cooperation and Japanese-American perceptions on security, politics and the world.

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Interview – David Frum

David Frum discusses the need for a welfare state post 2008-09 economic crisis, left and right populism and the Republican Party’s future for the upcoming 2016 election.

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