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Islamic State and the Hypocrisy of Sovereignty

Islamic State and the Hypocrisy of Sovereignty

The extent to which IS challenges sovereignty depends on its future actions. Its conception of sovereignty cannot survive in the current world order of nation-states.

The Islamic State and the International Politics of Statehood in the Middle East

The Islamic State and the International Politics of Statehood in the Middle East

The legacy left by the Islamic State may indeed be the creation of a new state in the region – but it is more likely to be a Kurdish state than one of its own.

What the Peculiar Case of the Kurdistan Region Can Teach Us about Sovereignty

What the Peculiar Case of the Kurdistan Region Can Teach Us about Sovereignty

Examining how the process of ‘becoming a state’ works allows analysts to better capture the complex dynamics in Iraq and the nature of sovereignty as a discourse.

Dawn Of A New Era for the Forgotten Issue of Statelessness

Dawn Of A New Era for the Forgotten Issue of Statelessness

2011 marked the culmination of a range of developments at national, regional and global levels which indicate that there is not just every reason for states to want to do more to address statelessness, but also that something can be done about it.

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