The February 2017 issue contains, among others, research articles on powerful non-political leaders, climate change, civil society consultations, and collective security between Russia and the West. It also has a special section on 'Regional Challenges to Global Governance', co-produced with the CFR.
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Global Policy’s November 2016 issue contains research articles on the Digital Revolution, the Green Economy, the BRICS, and China's place in global governance. It has a special section entitled ‘The Global Diffusion of Policies, Practices and Values: Democracies and Autocracies Compared’.
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The first chapter in a new free serialised e-book 'The Future of the Middle East' co-produced by Global Policy and Arab Digest, and edited by Hugh Miles and Alastair Newton is out now. Author Andrew Hammond explores the continuities and new developments in representations of Islam, politics and violence in the Middle East. Please check back regularly for the latest chapters.

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What does ‘Security’ mean? Great (and well-written) paper from IDS Duncan Green - 20 Feb 2017

Duncan Green explores a new paper from IDS' Robin Luckham on the contested concept of security. I have been known in the past to be a...

Greece Under Continuous Siege: Syriza's Disastrous Political Stance C.J. Polychroniou and Nikolaos Karagiannis - 20 Feb 2017

C.J. Polychroniou and Nikolaos Karagiannis explore Syriza’s inability to resist the pressures of the international creditors. It...

The Role of Social Media in the Contemporary World Mark Zuckerberg - 17 Feb 2017

Mark Zuckerberg has posted a manifesto on his view of social media's role in global events and what they can do about it. To our...

Nuclear Supplier’s Group: Finding Entry Points Kanica Rakhra - 17 Feb 2017

As India continues to seek membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, Kanica Rakhra reflects on current controls regarding the trade of...

Trump Handbook for Aspiring Autocrats David Held and Kyle McNally - 16 Feb 2017

At issue is due process, the rule of law and the division of powers that defines American democracy. In the three weeks since Donald Trump...

Providing Aid and Foreseeing Harm Tom Rowe - 16 Feb 2017

Should we be blamed for the negative consequences of otherwise wholly good acts? Tom Rowe considers the moral risks faced by aid givers....


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