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Jurisdictional constraints to the right of self-determination in the light of the Montevideo Convention
Jurisdictional constraints to the right of self-determination in the light of the Montevideo Convention
Author examines the Montevideo Convention and the requirements of statehood. By Riaz Ahmed Kakar. (07/13/2024) Read More...


The Blue Frontier: Enhancing Maritime Awareness between South Korea and Europe in Indo-Pacific
The Blue Frontier: Enhancing Maritime Awareness between South Korea and Europe in Indo-Pacific
Overview of Maritime Awareness in the Indo-Pacific. By Mahnoor Safeer. (07/05/2024) Read More...


Safeguarding Africa's Resources: Navigating Neutrality in Extractive Governance
Safeguarding Africa's Resources: Navigating Neutrality in Extractive Governance
How can institutions and frameworks best safeguard Africa's resources? By Christopher Burke. (06/28/2024) Read More...


The Road to Safety: A Human-Centered Approach to AI and What Global AI Governance Could Look Like
The Road to Safety: A Human-Centered Approach to AI and What Global AI Governance Could Look Like
Is the threat of AI real? Author calls for a multi-stakeholder, global AI governance regime to be established. By Nathalie Balabhadra. (06/26/2026) Read More...


Socioeconomic Equality vs. Billionaire Wealth: Should We Ban the Super-Rich for the Greater Good?
Socioeconomic Equality vs. Billionaire Wealth: Should We Ban the Super-Rich for the Greater Good?
Paper examines whether accumulating billionaire wealth should be controlled. By Kemeng Yao. 06/26/2024 Read More...


Continentalism v. Dugin: 1:0 for Europe
Continentalism v. Dugin: 1:0 for Europe
Author explores whethr continentalism differ from neo-Eurasianism. Dr. Anton Friesen. (06/26/2024) Read More...


Energy Security and Its Role in Pakistan’s Economic Security
Energy Security and Its Role in Pakistan’s Economic Security
Author provides recommendations to address energy issues in Pakistan. By Hamza Ali. (06/24/2024) Read More...


Book: Digital Media and Grassroots Anti-Corruption
Book: Digital Media and Grassroots Anti-Corruption
New book discussing Contexts, Platforms and Data of Anti-Corruption Technologies Worldwide. Read More...


The Cost of Exclusion: Labor and State-Sponsored History in the UAE
The Cost of Exclusion: Labor and State-Sponsored History in the UAE
Article analyzes the historical narrative presented in the Al Shindagha Culture of the Sea Museum and the Abu Dhabi Heritage Village to highlight the ways in which the state’s narrative of the pre-oil... Read More...


US-China Relations and the Perils of Historical Analogy
US-China Relations and the Perils of Historical Analogy
Is a Thucydides Trap or other analogies actually applicable to US-China relations? By David Shipton. (06/17/2024) Read More...


Artificial Nighttime Lighting: The Impacts of Illumination
Artificial Nighttime Lighting: The Impacts of Illumination
Analyzing the effects of artificial lighting at night (ALAN) on the world. By Emily Fang. 06/16/2024 Read More...


Saudi-Emirati Rivalry and The Distribution of Regional Powers in The Middle East
Saudi-Emirati Rivalry and The Distribution of Regional Powers in The Middle East
Essay explores the impact of the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and the UAE on the Middle East region's power balance.By Fatma Tawfik. 06/10/2024 Read More...


How EU Gaza Policies Shape Europe-Israel Ties
How EU Gaza Policies Shape Europe-Israel Ties
What does the EU's approach to the Gaza conflict and Israel reveal about itself and its place on the international stage? By Syed Nauman Ali Gilani. (06/10/2024) Read More...


Diplomacy Boost:  When Theory meets Practice in Africa
Diplomacy Boost: When Theory meets Practice in Africa
A look at the Certified Economic Diplomat Programme. By Dayana da Silva. (06/04/2024) Read More...


Pakistan’s Second Sharif Coalition Government from February 13, 2024-May 27, 2024: A Brief Appraisal
Pakistan’s Second Sharif Coalition Government from February 13, 2024-May 27, 2024: A Brief Appraisal
Timeline and analysis of Pakistan’s Second Sharif Coalition Government. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. 05/30/2024 Read More...


Check out The Spykman Center's 2024 Annual Summer School program. Topic: How To Write a Geopolitical Analysis in Times of International Turmoil. Read More...


Towards a Just Transition to Address Climate Inequities and Financial Challenges Post-COP28
Towards a Just Transition to Address Climate Inequities and Financial Challenges Post-COP28
Author analyzes how to address the challenges of climate finance and debt patterns while ensuring a just transition. By Md Sazzad Hossain. (05/27/2024) Read More...


Book Review: How States Think. The Rationality of Foreign Policy.
Book Review: How States Think. The Rationality of Foreign Policy.
Book review of How States Think. The Rationality of Foreign Policy by John J. Mearsheimer and Sebastian Rosato. By Khola Junaid. (05/22/2024) Read More...


The Bahrain Arab Summit and Public Expectations of Outcome: A Brief
The Bahrain Arab Summit and Public Expectations of Outcome: A Brief
Timeline of events surrounding the Bahrain Arab Summit. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/20/2024) Read More...


Strategic Intelligence and Intelligence Diplomacy in the Sphere of Foreign Policy
Strategic Intelligence and Intelligence Diplomacy in the Sphere of Foreign Policy
Article addresses issues linked to intelligence services and foreign policy, namely strategic intelligence, intelligence diplomacy, policymakers and communication. By Dr. Jorge Marinho, Júlio Ventura,... Read More...


The Impact of Climate Change and Politics on the Great Barrier Reef
The Impact of Climate Change and Politics on the Great Barrier Reef
Change is needed to mitigate impacts of climate change and politics on the Great Barrier Reef. By Khizra Mushtaq. (05/14/2024) Read More...


Where the Thai Criminal Justice System Fails
Where the Thai Criminal Justice System Fails
Author examines issues and failures surrounding the Thai justice system. By Jena Musmar. (05/15/2024) Read More...


The Gaza War: A Brief (updated May 11, 2024)
The Gaza War: A Brief (updated May 11, 2024)
Timeline of events surrounding the war in Gaza. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/11/2024) Read More...


Without the right to have rights. The case of Ms Shamima Begum, a victim of child- trafficking made stateless by the UK government.
Without the right to have rights. The case of Ms Shamima Begum, a victim of child- trafficking made stateless by the UK government.
Author examines the case of Ms Shamima Begum, a British teenager who, in 2015, was groomed and trafficked to Syria to marry an ISIS fighter. By Dr. Danila Genovese. (05/12/2024) Read More...


Political Analysis Report on North Korea
Political Analysis Report on North Korea

Author analyzes North Korean political strategies. By Ayana Sheikh. (05/09/2024)

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Historical Amnesia: The Colonial Origins of  International Relations and the European Union
Historical Amnesia: The Colonial Origins of International Relations and the European Union

Author aims to dispel some myths surrounding the emergence of IR and the EU. By Waldo Smart. (05/07/2024)

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The Gaza War and Student Demonstrations: A Brief
The Gaza War and Student Demonstrations: A Brief

Timeline and overview of events surrounding the war in Gaza and student demonstrations. (05/21/2024) By Dr. Sohail Mahmood.

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The Politics of the Gaza War: A Brief
The Politics of the Gaza War: A Brief

Overview and timeline of politics surrounding the Gaza war. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. 05/07/2024

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Gender Inclusion: What it means to Gender Mainstream in Preventing Violent Extremism and Counter Terrorism?
Gender Inclusion: What it means to Gender Mainstream in Preventing Violent Extremism and Counter Terrorism?
Defining gender inclusion in the PVE and CT sectors. By Gazbiah Sans. (05/15/2024) Read More...


Analyzing the Growing Competition Among China, Russia, and the United States in the Arctic Region
Analyzing the Growing Competition Among China, Russia, and the United States in the Arctic Region

Author provides analysis of growing competition in the Arctic region. By Hadia Safeer Choudhry. (04/30/2024)

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