US-Iran Relations: From Nuclear Deal to Renewed Tensions?
Christopher M. Davidson
US-Iran Relations: From Nuclear Deal to Renewed Tensions? 26th April 2017

This is a chapter from the e-book 'The Future of the Middle East' co-produced by Global Policy and Arab Digest...

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The New Neocons and the Middle East
Alastair Newton
The New Neocons and the Middle East 20th April 2017

Alastair Newton argues that there are some parallels between what seems to be happening presently inside the Trump...

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Turkish Economy as a Motor of Growth in the Mediterranean Rim?
Mina Toksoz
Turkish Economy as a Motor of Growth in the Mediterranean Rim? 7th April 2017

This is a chapter from the e-book 'The Future of the Middle East' co-produced by Global Policy and Arab Digest...

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North Korea: US Unilateral Action or Deeper Sino-US cooperation?
Alastair Newton
North Korea: US Unilateral Action or Deeper Sino-US cooperation? 5th April 2017

Alastair Newton argues that, although the military option against North Korea cannot be ruled out, it looks unlikely to...

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Tehran starts to Grasp the EU’s Value in the Face of Trump
Cornelius Adebahr
Tehran starts to Grasp the EU’s Value in the Face of Trump 27th March 2017

Cornelius Adebahr explores why the EU-Iran relationship cannot prosper if the Iran-US relationship deteriorates. While...

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The Changing Fortunes of Saudi Arabia
Nick Stadtmiller
The Changing Fortunes of Saudi Arabia 27th March 2017

Nick Stadtmiller argues that Saudi Arabia's underlying social contract will soon need to be renegotiated. This is a...

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Partnerships Essential for the UN SDGs to Transform Lives
Alison Vipond and Brett Cherry
Partnerships Essential for the UN SDGs to Transform Lives 21st March 2017

“To successfully implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we must swiftly move from commitments to...

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Obama and the “Under-Reach/Over-Reach” Dilemma in American Grand Strategy
Michael Clarke
Obama and the “Under-Reach/Over-Reach” Dilemma in American Grand Strategy 25th April 2017

Michael Clarke examines Obama's foreign policy legacy and Trump's grand strategy dilemma. Over the course of...

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Future Challenges of Data Governance and Implication to Japan: An Interview With
Joel Sandhu
Future Challenges of Data Governance and Implications for Japan: An Interview With GGF 2027 Fellow Reirui Ri 25th April 2017

This interview was conducted by Joel Sandhu for the Global Governance Futures – Robert Bosch Foundation...

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 ‘Peak Globalization’ and the Future of Democracy
Banning Garrett
‘Peak Globalization’ and the Future of Democracy 24th April 2017

The world may be headed toward “peak globalization”. This shift could empower individuals and communities...

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Marcus Rolle and Alexandra Boutri
Marine Le Pen, Donald Trump and the Emergence of New Right-Wing Movements 24th April 2017

Brexit, the rise of Donald Trump and the emergence of a new right-wing radicalism in both Europe and the United States...

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Duncan Green
What are the Obstacles to Collaboration between NGOs and Academics? 21st April 2017

Duncan Green explores the intersection between academic research and development practitioners. I wrote a chapter on...

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Thatcher, Reagan and Robin Hood: A History of Wealth Inequality
Andrew Newell
Thatcher, Reagan and Robin Hood: A History of Wealth Inequality 21st April 2017

Persistently high rates of income or wealth inequality are bad for social cohesion, political inclusion and crime. The...

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We’ve Won the Debate on Inequality. Now we have to Win the Fight.
Ben Phillips
We’ve Won the Debate on Inequality. Now we have to Win the Fight. 20th April 2017

The intellectual case against extreme inequality has been won. But ensuring inequality is reduced requires a rebuilding...

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Richard Ponzio and Michael Schroeder
A Fool’s Errand? The Next Secretary-General and United Nations Reform 19th December 2016

With the recent election of António Guterres as the next United Nations Secretary-General, the focus will soon shift to...

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Ayse Kaya and Anita Desai
COP21 and the Paris Agreement: Change and Status Quo 22nd August 2016

This essay examines the latest inter-state negotiations on climate change at COP-21 and argues that the Paris Agreement...

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Complex Emergencies 2.0: Dumb Phones, Smart People and the Art of Humanitarian C
Amy Rhoades
Complex Emergencies 2.0: Dumb Phones, Smart People and the Art of Humanitarian Communications 25th July 2016

An arc of instability from Afghanistan through the Middle East to West Africa is leading to unprecedented displacement...

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Book Review: Dialectics in World Politics
Reviewed by Richard Murphy
Book Review: Dialectics in World Politics 11th April 2017

Dialectics in World Politics edited by Shannon Brincat. Abingdon and New York: Routledge 2015. 216 pp, £95...

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Book Review - Justice in Conflict: The Effects of the International Criminal Cou
Reviewed by Mabel González Bustelo
Book Review - Justice in Conflict: The Effects of the International Criminal Court’s Interventions on Ending Wars and Building Peace 4th April 2017

Justice in Conflict: The Effects of the International Criminal Court’s Interventions on Ending Wars and Building...

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Book Review - Citizens’ Wealth: Why (and How) Sovereign Funds Should be Managed
Reviewed by Sandra Tzvetkova
Book Review - Citizens’ Wealth: Why (and How) Sovereign Funds Should be Managed by the People for the People 24th March 2017

Citizens’ Wealth: Why (and How) Sovereign Funds Should be Managed by the People for the People by Angela Cummine...

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