Sun. June 25, 2017 Get Published  Get Alerts
HOME  |LOGIN
ABOUT | CONTACT US | SUPPORT US
AFRICA/NORTH AFRICA/MOROCCO
IA FORUM ARTICLES
Now Available - IA Forum Fall 2016 Issue: Corruption and Human Trafficking

The Fall 2016 issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. This focuses on Corruption and Human Trafficking, with interviews and essays from contributors from around the world, spanning academia to practitioners to winners of our Student Writing Competition.  

Comments (13) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Excerpt from Spring 2017 issue of IA Forum: Interview with Dr. Peter W. Singer

In this excerpt from the Spring 2017 issue of International Affairs Forum, Dr. Peter W. Singer (New America Foundation) discusses cyber security issues including the Russian hack during the U.S. elections and cyber policy. (06/05/2017)  See more about the issue here.

Comments (1) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Spring 2017 IA Forum - Populism in the Digital Age and Cyber Security

The Spring 2017 issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. This issue focuses on two topics: Populism in the Digital Age and Cyber Security, with interviews and essays from contributors from around the world, spanning academia, practitioners and winners of our Student Writing Competition.  

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
The World’s Last Colony: Morocco

Morocco continues occupation of Western Sahara, in defiance of UN. By Nizar Visram. (03/28/2017)

Comments (1) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Regime Survival in Uganda, Security Agencies and the Question of how many generals do you have?

Paper examines Ugandan facets of political power. By Ivan Mugyenzi Ashaba. (01/14/2017)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Putting Government on Its Toes

Paper analyzes: A Vociferous Opposition Party and the Lai Mohammed Phenomenon in Nigeria’s Electoral Politics. By Dr. Mike Omilusi. (01/02/2016)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Between Huge Enthusiastic Campaign Crowds and Tiny Skeptical Voters

Paper analyzes: The Enablers and Dissuaders in Nigeria’s Electioneering. By Mike Omilusi. (12/21/2016)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Interview with Dr. Luke S. Bearup: Human Trafficking

In this interview, Dr. Luke S. Bearup discusses human trafficking reintegration and justice as it relates to human trafficking. (11/28/2016)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Interview with Professor Kelly M. Greenhill

Professor Kelly M. Greenhill discusses human trafficking, migrant trafficking, and related corruption issues.  (11/23/2016)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Organ Trafficking During Times of War and Political Conflict

In this special excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Nancy Scheper-Hughes, provides an in-depth look at organ trafficking issues. (11/17/2016)

Comments (1) | Add Comment Twitter Like
The Female Burden and the International Political Economy of Sex Trafficking

In this runner-up essay in the International Affairs Forum Student Writing Content, an analysis of sex trafficking and the North-South political economic gap. By Layla Abi-Falah.

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Corruption – Security: Forging U.S. Strategy

In this special excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, co-founder of Transparency International, Frank Vogl, discusses US policy to address the nexus of security and corruption issues. (11/02/2016)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
The Right to Know: Media Coverage, Election, and Informed Voting in Democracies

Short paper asks, What should the media cover to help people know better about candidates and make informed voting decisions during electoral campaigns?  By Dr. Mohammed Al-Azdee. (07/07/2016)

Comments (1) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Eritrea at the Center of the International Migration Crisis

In this essay from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, an analysis of Eritrea's precarious situation in the current migration crisis. By Dr. Daniel R. Mekonnen. (06/01/2016)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Privacy I(n)t Context

Privacy has long been protected, but will face a new dimension of protection for the generations to come. By Dr. Jasna Cošabic. (04/26/2016)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
More...
FEATURED ELSEWHERE
You Might Have Missed: Academic Journals VI

What Americans Really Want from Health Care Reform Is Impossible

Michael D. Tanner

It is an old joke among healt (6/23/2017)

Twitter Like
Health Care Bill Would Rescue ObamaCare and Take Democrats off the Hook

Michael F. Cannon

Senate Republicans have relea (6/23/2017)

Twitter Like
Cyber Week in Review: June 23, 2017

Leadership on green finance and sustainable infrastructure – how can China and Sweden work together

China’s Belt and Road Initiative aims to transform connect (6/23/2017)
Twitter Like
Laurence Tribe's Impeachment Hysteria

Gene Healy

In a way, you can’t blame conservati (6/23/2017)

Twitter Like
If Russia Wants the Syria Mess, Let Them Have It

Ted Galen Carpenter

Relations between Moscow an (6/23/2017)

Twitter Like
The Labour Party's Disregard for Property Rights Is Extraordinarily Worrying

Ryan Bourne

Jeremy Corbyn’s call for

Slave to the Blog: North Korea and the Borderlands

Figuring out what North Korea and others are up to in the (6/23/2017)
Twitter Like
Man on the Run

BRITISH INVESTIGATIVE journalists Cathy Scott-Clark and Ad (6/23/2017)
Twitter Like
The New German Question

Can Europe’s most powerful country lead the way in buildin (8/1/2013)
Twitter Like
What's Next for Mali?

Nicholas A. Heras speaks to Dr. Christos Kyrou, an expert (7/28/2013)
Twitter Like
Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing

UN Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Global Sustaina (1/1/2012)
Twitter Like
Why we need Sustainable Development Goals

Rio+20 must launch SDGs to guide countries through complex (12/2/2011)
Twitter Like
The other UN

Besides the well-known building in Manhattan, the UN has t (11/3/2011)
Twitter Like
More...
EDITORIALS
Countering the Narrative of Political Corruption as an Obstacle to Nigeria’s Economic Development

The major challenge to Nigeria’s development is not political corruption but a lack of direction. By Chambers Umezulike. (06/22/2017)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Democracy Versus Dictatorship As Africa’s Best Model of Governance

Africa must look to further democratization. By Chambers Umezulike. (04/13/2017)

Comments (8) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Paging Gov. Beasley: Will the World Food Program face a famine or flourish under American budget cut

The WFP needs to flourish in these trying times to control world hunger and thirst. New Executive Director Gov. David Beasley needs to do just that. By M. Patel. (03/29/2017)

Comments (3) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global banking

On this International Women’s Day, we can start to begin the end of male dominance of MDBs: let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global MBD banking. By M. Patel. (03/08/2017)

Comments (6) | Add Comment Twitter Like
A Consequential UN Appointment From The Trump Administration

David Beasley has been nominated to lead the United Nation’s World Food Program (WFP), a critical program that needs visionary leadership.  By M. Patel. (03/07/2017)

Comments (6) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Mediocrity of African Diplomats is Unacceptable

The quality of African diplomats must be increased. By Elizabeth Wangari Mwangi. (02/19/2017)

Comments (10) | Add Comment Twitter Like
The Plight of Refugees

A brief analysis of the global refugee crisis.  By Sooyoung Hu. (01/05/2016)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
(Un)Expected President

Reflections on the election of Donald Trump and what it portends. By Tomislav Jakic.  (11/21/2016)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
No vacancy for women leaders in global banks

There has not been a single woman leader of the five major development banks, in their more than fifty year history..It's time there is.  By Choop Sadkam. (10/07/2016)

Comments (2) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Better Yielding, Better Living: Sustainable Agricultural Productivity in the 2030 agenda

Food production must be doubled to feed a global population of nine billion by 2050. Author presents efforts needed to meet that goal. By Mumukshu Patel. (10/07/2015)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again

Allies and partners are looking to the United States in ways not seen since the Cold War.  By Rob Spalding and Adam Lowther. (The Diplomat, 06/29/2015)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Genocide-labeling has always been political

Does Taphael Lemkin's definition of genocide apply to the 100 year old Armenian suffering at the hands of Turday?  By Tal Buenos. (04/24/2015)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Is Multipolarity Inevitable in International Politics?

A look at unpolarity and multipolarity in international politics. By Amit R. Saksena. (03/05/2015)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation: 45 Years of the Collective Muslim World’s Voice

Stumbling blocks still abound for Muslim interests through the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. By Amit R. Saksena. (01/29/2015) 

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Tribulation of the Right to Free Passage: Strolling in your neighbor’s front yard with a hand gun?

UNCLOS states that all states enjoy the right of innocent passage through the territorial sea. But what about warships and ships containing dangerous cargo?  By Amit R. Saksena. (01/27/2015)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
To Make Great Strides in Health Care Improvement, Look to Education and Community

Discussion of nonprofit Spine Africa, that works to update medical equipment, facilities and medical methods in Africa.  By Dr. Richard Arjun Kaul. (07/03/2014)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table

What is - and can be - the impact of women's representation in peace negotiations? By Sthelyn Romero. (05/26/2014)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Denied Justice and Discriminated in the Face of Death – Foreign Nationals and the Death Penalty

International Commission against the Death Penalty members discuss focusing on foreign nationals and capital punishment worldwide..  By Ruth Dreifuss and Federico Mayor.  (03/03/2014)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
The New Face of Governance

In the new face of governance, NGOs play an important role.  By Dana-Marie Seepersad. (02/26/2014)

Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
From the MENA, Yet Another Dilemma

The Syrian crisis, in the context of the MENA countries. By Dr. Anis H. Bajrektarevic.
Comments (2) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Human Trafficking – the Untamable Epidemic

A look at the root causes of human trafficking and possible steps to combat it. By Anuradha Kataria. (09/24/2012)
Comments (1) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Why Africa is the Next Destination

Author provides positive analysis for African development and proposes changes that must be made as well. By Eugene Nyambal. (11/04/2010)
Comments (1) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Which Policy to Address Climate Change?

Author examines potential impacts of climate change and policy options to combat it. By Julian Morris, International Policy Network. (12/09/2009)
Comments (4) | Add Comment Twitter Like
The Complicated Task of Educating Future Leaders

A discussion of international relations eduation system and a call for Realism in the course of studies. By Alina Khasabova. (03/01/2009)
Comments (5) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Africa is in the Basement

Author discusses placement of the African exhibit within the British Museum and how it may represent to some, a broader picture. By William Sapp. (07/21/2008)
Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Trees vs. Tusks

Keeping the planet green takes shades of grey, not black-and-white. In Ghana, one shade of grey to be reckoned with is the African Elephant, that noble beast protected by international treaties from hunting, harvesting, or poaching. By George A. Pieler & Jens F. Laurson (09/02/2008)
Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Joint African Union-United Nations Peacekeeping Efforts: A Dangerous Liaison?

Explores peacekeeping efforts by the African Union and United Nations; and provides a solution to optimize effectiveness in the short term. By Runa Reta. (09/20/2007)
Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Credibility of G8 countries rests on keeping financial markets clean

Discusses financial transparency issues facing G8 and African leaders. By Akere Muna, President Pan African Lawyers Union and Vice Chair Transparency International. (06/07/2007)
Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff

Zimbabwe’s tourist authority wants “to ensure benefits from the hosting of the World Cup by South Africa”. Fifa already pledges assistance for upgrading sports stadiums to that end. Maybe they should not. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson. (first published on Business Day (SA), 09/01/2006)
Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
Anti-Humanitarian Aid

The moral case for ending assistance to Africa. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (first published on Reason Online, 03/10/2006)
Comments (0) | Add Comment Twitter Like
More...
Quick Links Twitter Face Book Get Alerts Contact Us Enter Ia-Forum Student Award Competition
ANNOUNCEMENTS
THE WORLD'S DISCUSSING...
06/23/2017: What Americans Really Want from Health Care Reform Is Impossible More
06/23/2017: Health Care Bill Would Rescue ObamaCare and Take Democrats off the Hook More
06/23/2017: Leadership on green finance and sustainable infrastructure – how can China and Sweden work together on the Belt and Road Initiative? More
06/23/2017: Laurence Tribe's Impeachment Hysteria More
06/23/2017: If Russia Wants the Syria Mess, Let Them Have It More
06/23/2017: The Labour Party's Disregard for Property Rights Is Extraordinarily Worrying More
06/23/2017: Slave to the Blog: North Korea and the Borderlands More
06/23/2017: Man on the Run More
06/23/2017: Man on the Run More
06/22/2017: Reflection Paper on the Deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union More
06/22/2017: Reflection Paper on the Deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union More
06/22/2017: Reflection Paper on the Deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union: Panel 1 More
06/22/2017: Reflection Paper on the Deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union: Panel 2 More
06/22/2017: New finance for old (technology) problems? Saving the planet with better cook stoves More
06/22/2017: New finance for old (technology) problems? Saving the planet with better cook stoves More
06/22/2017: Trump Would Further Damage U.S. Manufacturing if He Restricts Steel Imports More
06/22/2017: Trump Panders on Cuba, Preferring Cold War over Progress More
06/22/2017: Will Germany Fulfill Its Responsibility for Europe's Defense? More
06/22/2017: The Challenges of Engagement More
06/22/2017: If Trump, Modi talk climate More
06/21/2017: China Does Not Have the Highest Tariffs Among the Big Countries More
06/21/2017: Private Briefing: Survey on India’s Role in the Indo-Pacific More
06/21/2017: Student Activists Hurt the Workers They Try to Help More
06/21/2017: The Case for an American Productivity Revival More
06/21/2017: Take a Look at the New 'Consensus' on Global Warming More
06/21/2017: Marc Noland on Why Sanctions and Inducements on North Korea Don’t Work More
06/20/2017: India, China, and differing conceptions of the maritime order More
06/20/2017: Is China the Most Protectionist Country? No, Not By a Long Shot More
06/20/2017: Is China the Most Protectionist Country? No, Not By a Long Shot More
06/20/2017: Forget About Brexit, Focus on the Euro Area Future More
06/20/2017: Americans want states to pick up federal climate policy slack More
06/20/2017: Why Sanctions and Inducements On North Korea Don’t Work More
06/20/2017: The Eurogroup on Greece: Debt Relief with a Fiscal Straitjacket More
06/20/2017: Keeping the internet open for the future More
06/20/2017: Does Classical Liberalism Have a Chance in South Africa? More
06/20/2017: America Is Getting Sucked into Another Middle East Quagmire More
06/20/2017: I Was in Pyongyang When Otto Warmbier Was Released More
06/20/2017: Cooking: From Full-Time Job to Hobby More
06/19/2017: Pandemics and the poor More
06/19/2017: Puntland’s problems More
06/19/2017: Chinese politics in the Xi Jinping era More
06/19/2017: Taking the edge off U.S.-Russia strategic relations More
06/19/2017: The Price of Ignoring Human Rights: Lost Credibility, Brutal Allies and New Enemies More
06/19/2017: Even Sex Offenders Have First Amendment Rights More
06/18/2017: Trump's Massive Afghanistan Mistake More
06/17/2017: The danger of picking sides in the Qatar crisis More
06/16/2017: Future Development Reads: The future of work for our children and global internet trends More
06/16/2017: Jeff Sessions's Reefer Madness More
06/16/2017: The Border-Adjustment Tax Is No Free Lunch More
06/16/2017: An Old Nightmare Returns: The Balkans Simmer Again More
More...
About | Contact Us | Support Us | Terms and Conditions

All Rights Reserved. Copyright 2002 - 2017