Humayun Hassan

The 21st-Century Silk Road In  2013, the Chinese president Xi Jinping announced the beginning of a new era for the global geo-economics. The Belt and Road initiative, which seeks to…

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Anastasia Temerko

The Russo-Georgian 2008 conflict has officially ended eleven years ago, but there are still tensions on the border between Georgia and de facto states—South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Since 2008, Russia…

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Imad Coulibaly

On Thursday the 7th of November, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, and rebel leader Riek Machar jointly announced that no South Sudanese unity government would be formed before the November…

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LATEST NEWS

Lynne Rambo

Several Republican senators have taken a “vow of silence” on the impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives. Maine Senator Susan Collins has described her position this way: “I am…

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John Broich

Since U.S. troops left their region, roughly 180,000 Kurds of northeastern Syria have been displaced, and over 200 have been killed. Those Kurds, soldiers who’d battled the Islamic State and…

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Nieves Perez-Solorzano

European Union leaders congratulated themselves on having agreed a second Brexit deal in mid October. But their celebrations were short-lived. Just two days later, the Westminster parliament voted to force…

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LATEST EXPERTS

Katelyn Jones

Analyzing UNSC meeting transcripts to assess the extent to which gender has been mainstreamed   “When people ask me, ‘What does gender mainstreaming mean?’ I’ll ask, ‘give me a context.’ It’s not,…

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Charlotte Hulme

Recognizing the importance of non-state actors in climate action In September 2019, Amazon, America’s third largest company by market value ($916B), announced plans to be carbon neutral by 2040. During the announcement,…

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Mauricio Santoro

Understanding China's past, present and future relationship with Latin America through the case study of Brazil October 2019 is the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the People's Republic of China…

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LATEST ACADEMY

Leon Donadoni

Introduction [dropcap]The unprecedented force of the events that rattled Europe in 1989, sparked by the collapse of the Berlin Wall and culminating in the wave of Central Eastern European (CEE)…

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Nicoletta Enria

We seemingly live in populist times, but what do we understand populism to even be, and what drives people to succumb to its tactics? “We are seemingly living in populist…

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Angelica Faotto

Environmental conflict is already happening and will increasingly shape international politics in ways that traditional theories of IR cannot explain.  Introduction Whereas in the past the environment had been treated…

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EVENTS

Diego Rodriguez Mejias

As Merkel prepares to leave politics and with the European elections around the corner, there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding European politics. Far right parties have recently gained considerable…

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Gea Donadoni

Warwick’s International Relations Society and Warwick’s Jewish Israeli Society are excited to announce their speaker event taking place on the 22nd of February 2019 at 6pm in S0.21. Lian Najami…

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Gea Donadoni

Ezra Friedman discusses the significance of the fall of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Warwick’s Pugwash Student Society, along with Warwick’s International Relations Society, are delighted to host their…

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