Marco Aponte-Moreno

The U.S. has announced an economic embargo on Venezuela, intended to put an end to President Nicolás Maduro’s authoritarian regime. In an Aug. 5 executive order, President Donald Trump said…

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Gary Grossman

Mayoral elections in Turkish cities do not usually grab the world’s attention. But the defeat of the ruling party’s candidate for Istanbul mayor – once during its March election and…

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Emma Raiteri

Juan Guaidó, the 35-year-old leader of the opposition in Venezuela and head of the National Assembly, declared himself as acting, interim president of Venezuela. This move came after Nicolas Maduro…

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Mark Swilling

It’s been almost a year since the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture in South Africa began to hear testimony. Also known as the Zondo Commission, it is…

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Mohamed Taha

The death of Egypt’s former president, Mohamed Morsi, in a Cairo court on June 17, on the same day he was elected six years previously, closed a chapter in Egyptian…

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János Besenyő

Russia has never had an African colony. It stayed out of the scramble for Africa, only engaging with African states in the 19th Century. In 1869, for instance, the Russians…

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LATEST EXPERTS

Sarmad Ishfaq

What factors are integral in aiding an armed group’s transition to politics? It is indeed remarkable how Hezbollah and Hamas, once purely armed movements, have become successful political parties today. In fact,…

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Daniel Fiorino

How can democracy help address the existential challenge that is climate change?  The world seems to be following a pattern in which the more we learn about the rate and…

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Daniel DeRock

In what ways does GDP measurement impact international development policy and gender equality?  Few numbers are as ubiquitous in political and economic analysis as gross domestic product (GDP). It is…

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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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Angelica Faotto

Is Inequality and/or Health a Security Threat? We are witnessing an unprecedented “political revolution in the area of health” (Fidler 2005, p.179). No impregnable wall exists between a world that…

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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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