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Gendered Perspectives and Nuclear Disarmament

Gendered Perspectives and Nuclear Disarmament

The inclusion of gendered perspectives in security issues is essential and may even provide an impetus for total nuclear disarmament.

Members from the Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service present Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, with a flag from Bartilah, a town recaptured just outside of Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. This flag symbolizes the efforts of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve composed of U.S. Army Soldiers, U.S. Marine Corps Marines, U.S. Navy Sailors, United States Air Force Airmen and coalition military forces. (DoD Photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class  Dominique A. Pineiro/released)

The Spread of Islamic Terror in the Contemporary World

The crux of the spread of terrorism lies individual leaders being able to anchor terrorist groups in weak states and use modern communication technologies effectively.

Is Nationalism Inherently Violent?

Is Nationalism Inherently Violent?

Though nationalism by itself may not cause violence, it represents a factor in many inter-communal conflicts and is thus of great importance to international relations.

Are You a Realist in Disguise? A Critical Analysis of Economic Nationalism

Are You a Realist in Disguise? A Critical Analysis of Economic Nationalism

A constructivist lens on economic nationalism goes beyond traditional realism and illustrates that collective identities play a role in economic policy/behaviour.

Interview – Marina Povitkina

Interview – Marina Povitkina

Marina Povitkina discusses her PhD research on democracy and its effect on environmental performance, as well as the Paris Agreement, green policies and island nations.

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, addresses the Security Council Summit on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. The Summit unanimously adopted resolution 1887 (2009), expressing the Security Council's resolve to create the conditions for a world without nuclear weapons.
24/Sep/2009. United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/

How Far Does Civil Society Challenge Neopatrimonial Politics in Africa?

The strength of a civil society campaign dictates its efficacy, but only in the face of an unoppressive regime.

Selective Justice and Persecution? The African View of the ICC-UNSC Relationship

Selective Justice and Persecution? The African View of the ICC-UNSC Relationship

Despite evidence to the contrary, the relationship between the ICC and the UN Security Council is perceived to be discriminatory toward Africa.

Interview – Gary Kent

Interview – Gary Kent

Secretary of the all-party parliamentary group on the Kurdistan region, Gary Kent, discusses the group, Iraq and the Kurdish independence referendum and its consequences.

Online Resources – Commonwealth of Nations

Online Resources – Commonwealth of Nations

A brief introduction to the Commonwealth of Nations, with links and media to further explore.

Mass Atrocities and Western Imperialism: Evaluating “Responsibility to Protect”

Mass Atrocities and Western Imperialism: Evaluating “Responsibility to Protect”

The Responsibility to Protect doctrine has largely failed to effectively end violence against civilians because of its status as a mechanism of humanitarian imperialism.

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Matthew Goodwin talks about his new book National Populism, the upcoming Swedish elections, eurosceptic and pro-European political parties, and the Brexit referendum.

Taiwan’s Democratisation and China’s Quest for Cross-Strait Reunification

Taiwan’s Democratisation and China’s Quest for Cross-Strait Reunification

Taiwan’s democratic consolidation has fundamentally altered cross-strait politics and has reshaped the debate along the lines of national identity.

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