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Problem or Solution? Russia’s Role in the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Unresolved for so many years, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has proved intractable. Ana Daskalova examines the role played by Russia as an external party to the conflict.

Review – Women and Militant Wars: The Politics of Injury

Review – Women and Militant Wars: The Politics of Injury

Despite some imprecisions, Parashar’s insightful case studies highlight an under-discussed topic: the politics of militant women and the gendered understanding of war.

Review Feature – The Privatisation of Military Force

Review Feature – The Privatisation of Military Force

This review feature examines three books analysing private military firms and finds they each offer a valuable take on the private sector’s role in peacekeeping.

Review – Russian Energy in a Changing World

Review – Russian Energy in a Changing World

Godzimirski’s edited collection is a timely analysis of Russia’s energy policies that will aid our understanding of the recent past and future of this volatile region.

Reliving the War: South Sudan

Reliving the War: South Sudan

Rather than being the instigator of conflict, ethnic divisions in South Sudan are a fault line along which clashes between elites are transmitted outwards.

Doctrinal War

Doctrinal War

New approaches to diplomacy and conflict resolution are warranted in order to break security dilemmas that are simultaneously upheld by fear and the assertion of hardened doctrines.

Rationality, Emotion, and Protracted Civil War Violence

Rationality, Emotion, and Protracted Civil War Violence

Why do some people initiate or prolong conflict when the odds are decidedly against them? An emotion-based theory provides an explanation of behavior at the onset of or during civil war.

Escalation Gambit: North Korea’s Perilous Play for Security and Prosperity

Escalation Gambit: North Korea’s Perilous Play for Security and Prosperity

The hostile posturing of the North Korean leadership is decipherable if located within the context of its symbiotic national security and economic development goals.

The Crescent and the Cross: Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations Twenty Years On

The Crescent and the Cross: Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations Twenty Years On

Examining Huntington’s thesis over the past 20 years, Murshed argues conflict occurs primarily within rather than between states and that these conflicts never evolve in a socio-economic vacuum.

Beyond the Wall: Writing Conflict and History in Jerusalem

Beyond the Wall: Writing Conflict and History in Jerusalem

Due to the conflict surrounding the city, Jerusalem has understandably become a prime object of inquiry, offering a rich arena of analysis for scholars across the social sciences.

Burma’s Rakhine Conflict

Burma’s Rakhine Conflict

While it is likely the more shocking acts of violence will gradually cease in the coming weeks, the conflict will leave a deep legacy on this region of Burma and can easily restart at anytime.

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