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Review – The International Law of State Responsibility:  An Introduction

Review – The International Law of State Responsibility: An Introduction

Kolb provides an excellent overview of the international law of state responsibility in a text that should be of interest to students of law and international relations.

The Importance of the Chilcot Report for International Relations Scholars

The Importance of the Chilcot Report for International Relations Scholars

Academics should focus more on the processes by which power is exercised through organised persuasive communication and manipulative propaganda.

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 – 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.

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.

Gendered Bodies for the ‘Theatre of War’

Gendered Bodies for the ‘Theatre of War’

The disciplining of martial bodies through gender specific regulations tells us a great deal about the relationship between gender, sexuality, militarisation and warfare.

Review – Anatomy of a Bad Idea: COIN Best Practices

Review – Anatomy of a Bad Idea: COIN Best Practices

Nearly every question about how the U.S. Army came to be entangled in wars it knew better than to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan are answered by three excellent and complementary books.

Iraq: The Mistake Was Staying

Iraq: The Mistake Was Staying

With tens of thousands dead, it is easy to have regrets when reflecting back on the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The real policy mistake was staying there beyond the destruction of Saddam Hussein’s regime.

Reflecting on 9/11

Reflecting on 9/11

On the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we must remember those innocent victims who lost their lives on that day and reflect on the much larger numbers of civilians and soldiers that have perished in the reactions to it.

The Human Terrain System in Northeast Baghdad: The View From The Team Level

The Human Terrain System in Northeast Baghdad: The View From The Team Level

Rather than debating the ethics of social science in military operations, this article provides an inside account of the Human Terrain concept in a culturally complex area: northeast Baghdad.

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