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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Kathy Kiely

These days, anybody with an internet connection can be a publisher. That doesn’t make everybody a journalist. This distinction has become more important than ever in light of two recent…

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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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LATEST NEWS

Sirada Khemanitthathai

Thailand’s March general election was the first poll since the country’s military deposed the government of Yingluck Shinawatra in 2014. And there are now fears that the ruling junta will…

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Andrew Edward Tchie

Following months of protests, and a prolonged sit-in outside the military headquarters in Khartoum, Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was placed under house arrest on April 11 as the country’s military…

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Gyldas A. Ofoulhast-Othamot

The fragility of one of the world’s longest-lasting political dynasties was exposed when the military attempted a coup in Gabon in January. The coup, orchestrated by junior members of Gabon’s…

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LATEST EXPERTS

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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Matthew LeRiche

What are the implications of the current situation in Sudan on peace in South Sudan?  One of Omar Bashir’s last major international exploits before he was ousted from the Sudanese…

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LATEST ACADEMY

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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