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Review – East, West, North, South: International Relations since 1945

Review – East, West, North, South: International Relations since 1945

This edition enlightens the reader to new facts and interpretations, although limited in their scope, about the events post-1945 and particularly those after 1986.

South Sudan: The Perils of New States

South Sudan: The Perils of New States

With functional and participatory institutions, South Sudan may well reclaim itself as a diverse nation within the regional and international environment.

The European Union’s Next Nobel Peace Prize

The European Union’s Next Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Prize Committee appears to have missed an opportunity to identify what is most distinctive about the EU and its contribution to “fraternity among nations” – its dispute settlement system.

A Crisis Resolved

A Crisis Resolved

Through taking part in the devised Crisis Simulations, the POL 210 students have emerged with a settlement as planned and hopefully a greater appreciation for the complexities of international politics.

UNSCR 1325 in Northern Ireland: Opportunities, Challenges and Complexities

UNSCR 1325 in Northern Ireland: Opportunities, Challenges and Complexities

The unique positioning of Northern Ireland brings to light both the challenges and the innovation potential arising out of implementation processes of UNSCR 1325 at the official state and the community levels.

Responses to Intercommunal Violence in Jonglei State

Responses to Intercommunal Violence in Jonglei State

There is a need for greater in-depth research into local perceptions and understandings of violence, which must underpin any external support to short and long-term reconciliation.

Religion, Sacred Values and Conflict

Religion, Sacred Values and Conflict

Examining the role of sacred values in war may offer greater opportunities for breakthroughs into peace in seemingly intractable conflicts than hitherto realised.

Prospects for Peace in Syria

Prospects for Peace in Syria

The question is not whether the regime will crumble, but rather when, and under what circumstances. The answers will have a profound impact on the future of Syria and the Arab world.

Why Nations Fight: Past and Future Motives for War

Why Nations Fight: Past and Future Motives for War

There can be little doubt that the spirit is the principal cause of war across the centuries, and that it and its consequences have been almost totally ignored in the international relations literature.

Peace in the 21st Century

Peace in the 21st Century

The expectation, or at least hope, that peace could be maintained through the collective efforts of an international body has waned to almost zero.

A Silk Route to Peace

A Silk Route to Peace

The Taliban remains a very deeply rooted part of Afghani social and political life. Consequently, they cannot be ignored. The Taliban should be won over with a comprehensive set of policies deploying not just negotiations and reconciliatory talks, but also the creation of a political framework that will engage the Taliban in a positive role that is most conducive to Afghanistan’s progress.

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