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 – Harvey F. Kline

Interview – Harvey F. Kline

Professor Kline analyses the Colombian peace agreement, elaborates on the futility of guerrilla movements, and explains why Coca production has increased.

Interview – Stacey Philbrick Yadav

Interview – Stacey Philbrick Yadav

Stacey Philbrick Yadav discusses the roots of the conflict in Yemen, assesses the key actors involved, and condemns the US’s role in supporting the Saudi-led coalition.

Interview – Houchang Chehabi

Interview – Houchang Chehabi

Houchang Chehabi elaborates on why Iran’s single biggest crisis is its drought, its impact on agricultural centers, as well as its implications on geopolitics.

Interview – Nadav Tamir

Interview – Nadav Tamir

Nadav Tamir discusses his mentor Shimon Peres, his support for the Iran nuclear deal and why a two-state solution between Israel and an independent Palestine is possible.

Interview – Harry Shutt

Interview – Harry Shutt

Harry Shutt discusses the decline of Capitalism, puts forward his case for a universal basic income, and stresses the need for an interdisciplinary approach to economics.

Interview – Noam Chomsky

Interview – Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky discusses his new documentary Requiem for the American Dream, the basis of support for Sanders and Trump, and the potential to overcome inequality.

Interview – Stephen P. Cohen

Interview – Stephen P. Cohen

Stephen P. Cohen expands on his theory of regional conflict, the pathologies of India-Pakistani relations, and elaborates on the two dimensions of proliferation.

Interview – Louise Fawcett

Interview – Louise Fawcett

Louise Fawcett discusses the resurgence of regionalism, the long-term effects of the Iraq War, and elaborates on why Iran should be considered an aspiring regional power.

Interview – Nazih Richani

Interview – Nazih Richani

Nazih Richani discusses his extensive studies of asymmetric civil wars, the complex interdependencies of the Syrian conflict, and the possibility of peace in Colombia.

Interview – Kevin P. Gallagher

Interview – Kevin P. Gallagher

Kevin P. Gallagher describes Chinese bilateral and regional development funds, South-South relations, and China’s financial development projects in Latin America.

Interview – Siegfried O. Wolf

Interview – Siegfried O. Wolf

Siegfried O. Wolf discusses the impact of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, India’s objections, and whether Iran will want to connect to this corridor.

Interview – Loretta Napoleoni

Interview – Loretta Napoleoni

Loretta Napoleoni discusses the finances of terror networks, the challenge of countering ISIS, and the attraction of China’s economic model for developing countries.

Interview – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Interview – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen elaborates on how we are living in a new Cold War, NATO’s mission in Libya, and discusses Vladimir Putin’s motives in the Middle East.

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