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Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam, Islamic State/ISIS, and challenges common understandings on the issue of Islam and democracy.

Interview – Santiago Zabala

Interview – Santiago Zabala

Professor Zabala shares his insights on the irrelevance of nationality, the continuing relevance of Marx, and explains how Hugo Chávez bears similarities to Barack Obama.

Interview – Marina Ottaway

Interview – Marina Ottaway

Marina Ottaway, senior scholar at Woodrow Wilson Center, talks about the fight against ISIS, US democracy promotion, prospects for Egypt, and secular parties in the Middle East.

Edited Collection – Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives

Edited Collection – Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives

The authors of this volume each present a facet of the dangerous turmoil provoked by the breakdown in Russo-Ukrainian relations, and thus contribute to a deeper understanding of the ongoing crisis.

Now Recruiting: Climate and Environment Editor

Now Recruiting: Climate and Environment Editor

Would you like to join E-IR and help us expand our coverage of climate and environmental issues? If so, we would like to hear from you!

Interview – Patricia Owens

Interview – Patricia Owens

Dr. Patricia Owens discusses her recent work, Hannah Arendt’s theories and the need to fundamentally rethink the relationship between history and theory within IR.

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Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam and provides an assessment of ISIS/ISIL in order to challenge common understandings of Islam and democracy.

Interview – Marc Sageman

Interview – Marc Sageman

Marc Sageman talks about what’s wrong in terrorism studies, how identity fosters the radicalization process, and about the effectiveness of airstrikes against ISIS.

Interview – Kathleen Hicks

Interview – Kathleen Hicks

Dr. Kathleen Hicks, Henry A. Kissinger Chair and director of CSIS talks about US defense planning, the campaign against ISIL, NATO and Ukraine, and the role of gender in national security circles.

Interview – Kimberly Hutchings

Interview – Kimberly Hutchings

Prof. Hutchings talks about the usefulness of debates in international theory, violence, and ethics, and the importance of challenging gender discrimination in academia.

Interview – Steven Pinker

Interview – Steven Pinker

Professor Pinker answers questions on mankind’s tendency toward violence, Darwinism, the rights of women in Islamic societies, and his new book – The Sense of Style.

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