Articles

Pluriversal Peacebuilding: Peace Beyond Epistemic and Ontological Violence

Garrett FitzGerald • Nov 27 2021 • Articles

Pluriversal peace may play important roles in navigating inevitable conflicts in the shared pursuit of a world in which different ways of knowing and being can coexist.

Why India Needs a Gender Policy for its Armed Forces

Kiran Chauhan • Nov 23 2021 • Articles

The impediments to women’s integration in the Indian military are rooted in gender biases and specific constructs of femininities and masculinities.

Opinion – Why Women’s Rights in the Gulf Matter for Afghanistan

Rachel A. George • Nov 21 2021 • Articles

For the Gulf states, there is a delicate balance between the region’s evolving geostrategic interests and a desire to appear as leaders of Muslim modernity.

The Ethiopia Conflict in International Relations and Global Media Discourse

Jon Abbink • Nov 21 2021 • Articles

Respecting the sovereignty of Ethiopia, as confirmed in elections in June 2021, and developing a wider strategic view on Northeast Africa would help international actors deal with the situation better.

Opinion – Irish-American Diplomacy and the Catholic Orphanage Scandal

Martin Duffy • Nov 21 2021 • Articles

That Irish-American diplomacy contributed to an elaborate network of child adoption casts a dark shadow over what is otherwise hailed as a formative period in the relationship between the two nations.

Considering Democracy and Power in Light of the Kyle Rittenhouse Acquittal

Ali E. Erol • Nov 20 2021 • Articles

At what point do we stop repeating not because the system gets fixed but because we stop trying to exist with it and within it? What happens then?

Opinion – Merkel Talks with Lukashenka: A Positive or Negative Step?

David R. Marples • Nov 20 2021 • Articles

If change is to come in Belarus, it requires interventions from external sources, the most likely of which is Russia – however unlikely that may appear.

Opinion – The Status of the BRICS, 20 Years Later

William Daldegan and Carlos Eduardo Carvalho • Nov 18 2021 • Articles

BRICS are an initiative that recognizes the huge differences between its members and is developed according to the resultant possibilities.

The Lasting Repercussions of Kazakhstan’s Nuclear Disarmament

Wilder Alejandro Sanchez • Nov 17 2021 • Articles

30 years post disarmament it is important for Kazakhstan to share its post-nuclear record so that the global community can lobby more effectively for the reduction of nuclear weapons elsewhere.

Opinion – Biden’s Blunder on Ethiopia

Worku Aberra • Nov 17 2021 • Articles

US support for the TPLF can only prolong the destruction, the bloodshed, and the suffering of Ethiopians while damaging the reputation of the US as a defender of democracy.

Opinion – The Long History of the Olympic Industry and Totalitarian Regimes

Mac Ross and Helen Jefferson Lenskyj • Nov 12 2021 • Articles

The Olympic ideal of peaceful internationalism has always belonged in the realm of mythology. This ideal is dead and buried beneath the capitalist excesses of the IOC.

Opinion – Black and Southern Feminisms Matter in the Global Climate Struggle

Lydia Ayame Hiraide • Nov 12 2021 • Articles

Black and Southern feminists challenge us to consider the climate and environmental crisis as a crisis tied up in global histories of race, gender, and class as embedded in European empire.

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