Post Tagged with: "Syria"

Opinion – China and the Rebuilding of Syria

Opinion – China and the Rebuilding of Syria

Chinese investment in Syria is a statement of intent for now. The war will have to end before China will take any significant further steps.

Review – The Kurds of Northern Syria

Review – The Kurds of Northern Syria

Allsopp and van Wilgenburg draw on interviews to provide a detailed and less romanticized account of the emergence, consolidation and crisis of the DAA in Northern Syria.

Opinion – 2020’s Dawn: Coronavirus, Natural Disasters and Political Insecurity

Opinion – 2020’s Dawn: Coronavirus, Natural Disasters and Political Insecurity

2020’s issues have political and social elements that could be solved with concerted efforts over public health, climate change and diplomacy.

Interview – Courtney J. Fung

Interview – Courtney J. Fung

Courtney Fung discusses change and the drivers of change in the state system, China’s role in the UN and internationally, as well as China’s goals compared to India’s.

Review – From Righteousness to Far Right

Review – From Righteousness to Far Right

Mc Cluskey proposes an anthropological rethinking of critical security studies by focusing on the response of a small Swedish village to 100 resettled Syrian refugees.

Review – Media, Propaganda and the Politics of Intervention

Review – Media, Propaganda and the Politics of Intervention

Zollman’s book provides a well-supported analysis of the nature and significance of media, propaganda and intervention using six key events reported in three countries.

Interview – George Butler

Interview – George Butler

Reportage artist, George Butler, talks to us about his work drawing the news in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, as well the future for young Syrians and his Hands Up Foundation.

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Kate Ferguson talks to us about identity-based violence, the rise in mass-atrocities, the effectiveness of R2P, and the relationship between academia and policy-making.

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Matt Kirkland and a United Nations peacekeeper from Sri Lanka provide security for Haitian women receiving bags of rice for their families at a food distribution point in Carrefour, Haiti, Feb. 16, 2010. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Spike Call/Released)

The United Nations and Middle Eastern Security

With the presence of ISIS winding down, the war in Yemen, increasing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians and other regional issues the UN is able to fill the role of a moderating third party.

Review – Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?

Review – Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?

The authors tackle the ethical issues surrounding humanitarian intervention and the principles of sovereignty and non-intervention – from two competing standpoints.

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.

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