Features

Review – Confessions of a Terrorist: A Novel

Pamela Ligouri Bunker • Jun 12 2014 • Features

Jackson’s radical use of a fictional format to examine orthodox terrorism studies allows him to explore the terrorist figure and its debated legitimacy in a unique way.

Interview – Richard English

E-International Relations • Jun 11 2014 • Features

Professor English discusses the difficulties of defining terrorism, the ongoing troubles in Northern Ireland, and the importance of identifying your passion within IR.

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

John Kent • Jun 11 2014 • Features

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.

Review – Afrasia: A Tale of Two Continents

Daniel Large • Jun 5 2014 • Features

Adem and Mazrui offer an enlivening and unconventional collection, critically invocating the need for a discourse about discourse on Africa’s relations with Asian powers.

Review – Diamonds

Yolande Kyngdon-McKay • Jun 5 2014 • Features

Smillie’s study of the modern diamond industry contains valuable insights into Africa’s diamond wars, but has major knowledge gaps that undermine its ultimate utility.

Review – Balkan Genocides: Holocaust and Ethnic Cleansing

Melanie O'Brien • Jun 3 2014 • Features

Mojzes’ analysis of Balkan genocides of the 20th Century imparts vital facts on mass violence, but is dented by insufficient knowledge of legal frameworks.

Review – Jihadi Culture on the World Wide Web

Anne Stenersen • Jun 1 2014 • Features

Ramsay’s analysis of online jihadi culture challenges current assumptions about this phenomenon and examines its limited translation to real world violence.

Review – China Airborne: The Test of China’s Future

Erik Lindell • May 28 2014 • Features

Fallows’ insightful analysis examines not only the Chinese aviation industry, but Chinese politics at large and the inherent limitations to its development model.

Interview – Johan Galtung

E-International Relations • May 27 2014 • Features

Professor Johan Galtung discusses his career, offers his thoughts on the crisis in Crimea, UN peacekeeping missions and offers advice for young scholars of IR.

Review – Afghanistan, Pakistan and Strategic Change

Wali Aslam • May 26 2014 • Features

Krause and Mallory’s edited collection correctly emphasizes that, despite the West’s long involvement in Afghanistan, a much better understanding is needed.


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