Can Sport Mega-events Clean a Dirty State Image?

Sigmund Loland • Dec 7 2021 • Articles

Managed by responsible organizations sporting mega-events can become a true detergent in the fight against the dark spots of repression and human rights violations.

Interview – Tom Fletcher

E-International Relations • Nov 29 2021 • Features

Tom Fletcher discusses his diplomatic career, British foreign policy, state-building, and how political polarisation, technology and the pandemic challenge and alter diplomacy.

Review – International Relations, Music and Diplomacy

M.I. Franklin • Aug 5 2021 • Features

This volume contributes to explorations of the scholarly intertwining of inquiries into the performing arts, (popular) culture, and IR as conjoined fields of study.

Review – Singapore Is Not An Island

Benjamin Tze Ern Ho • Jun 17 2021 • Features

Veteran diplomat Bilahari Kausikan explores the foreign policy dynamics of the island city-state of Singapore, including how it creates and maintains relevance in the region and beyond.

The Status of African Women in Foreign Policy

Primrose Z.J Bimha • May 6 2021 • Articles

The dominance of patriarchal sociocultural values continues to undermine prospects for women to aspire towards or thrive within foreign policy oriented spaces.

Opinion – Human Rights: The Underlying Battlefield of the Wolf Warriors

Eric Chan • Apr 27 2021 • Articles

To re-legitimize human rights diplomacy, ‘simultaneous interpretive pluralism’ of human rights should be acknowledged with economic and social rights and good governance.

America’s Re-Engagement with the World and the Continued Importance of Diplomacy

Alastair Masser and Claire Yorke • Apr 22 2021 • Articles

For America’s diplomatic renaissance to succeed, it needs a more cooperative and open approach to the world.

Knowledge Diplomacy and the Future(s) of Global Cooperation

Ariel Macaspac Hernandez • Apr 5 2021 • Articles

The architecture of global cooperation and of national policy-making are both dependent on how power based on access to scientific and expert knowledge is distributed

Review – US Strategy in the Asian Century: Empowering Allies and Partners

Eerishika Pankaj • Mar 31 2021 • Features

Denmark’s timely book includes a full assessment of US allies and partners and proposes logical strategic shifts necessary for the US in response to a rising China.

Interview – Rubens Ricupero

E-International Relations • Dec 20 2020 • Features

Former Minister and Secretary General of UNCTAD, Rubens Ricupero, discusses Brazilian foreign policy and diplomacy, today’s environmental agenda, and the Real Plan.

Opinion – The Diplomatic Challenges for Humanity in Space

Obinna Chukwu • Dec 2 2020 • Articles

If we do not develop a united and ethical basis for exploring space that goes beyond national interests it could be our undoing as a species.

Interview – Jeremy Pressman

E-International Relations • Nov 13 2020 • Features

Jeremy Pressman discusses protest in the US and the impact of the pandemic, the counterproductive use of military force in the Arab-Israeli conflict and the Abraham Accords.

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