Algeria: Will the Failure to Reform Economically further Fuel Islamism?
Kahina Bouagache
Algeria: Will the Failure to Reform Economically further Fuel Islamism? 18th May 2017

Kahina Bouagache argues that in the aftermath of the ‘Black Decade’, Algeria has been largely successful in...

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US-Iran Relations: From Nuclear Deal to Renewed Tensions?
Christopher M. Davidson
US-Iran Relations: From Nuclear Deal to Renewed Tensions? 5th May 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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Image and Substance: Screen Imagery and Political Process
Brian Stoddart
Image and Substance: Screen Imagery and Political Process 2nd May 2017

Every few years the Writers Guild of America goes on strike and script creators for film, television and late night...

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The Future of Yemen
Helen Lackner
The Future of Yemen 1st May 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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Alanoud Al-Sharekh
GCC States and Social Media Disruption in an Era of Transition 27th 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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C.J. Polychroniou
Caught Between Scylla and Charybdis: The Effects of Greece's Loss of Sovereignty 23rd May 2017

C.J. Polychroniou argues that Syriza is a political case study that should provide much food for thought to all radical...

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Elites claim we’ve persuaded them to Fight Inequality, but it’s Only Activism th
Ben Phillips
Elites claim we’ve persuaded them to Fight Inequality, but it’s Only Activism that can make them do it 22nd May 2017

The words we never thought they’d say have recently turned from a trickle into a mighty river. The very building...

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Teams that Do Development Differently
Jehanzeb Khan and Annette Fisher
Teams that Do Development Differently 22nd May 2017

Jehanzeb Khan and Annette Fisher argue that ‘Doing Development Differently’ is as much about the people and...

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Whatever happened to Peace? Arms, Oil and War by Proxy
Jonas Ecke
Whatever happened to Peace? Arms, Oil and War by Proxy 19th May 2017

We're living in a new era of proxy warfare, where multiple powers fund local proxies with disastrous consequences....

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Walter Quattrociocchi
Building a Global Debunker for Fake News 19th May 2017

Walter Quattrociocchi explores the growing fight back against fake news. The spread of false information has always...

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Illusions and Dangers in Trump's "America First" Policy: An Interview With Econo
C.J. Polychroniou
Illusions and Dangers in Trump's "America First" Policy: An Interview With Economist Robert Pollin 18th May 2017

Donald Trump will probably go down in history as having pulled the biggest political con job in US electoral politics....

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Human Rights and Renewable Energy: A Critical Link
Austin Schiano
Human Rights and Renewable Energy: A Critical Link 16th May 2017

Austin Schiano explores the link between human rights and renewable energy. 2016 was the year that, according to the...

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Klaus Larres
Donald Trump and America’s Grand Strategy: U.S. foreign policy toward Europe, Russia and China 15th May 2017

The Trump administration continues to be an administration in transition. It has taken the new President and his...

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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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Book Review - A Revolution Undone: Egypt’s Road Beyond Revolt
Reviewed by Bill Law
Book Review - A Revolution Undone: Egypt’s Road Beyond Revolt 12th May 2017

A Revolution Undone: Egypt’s Road Beyond Revolt by H.A. Hellyer. London: Hurst, 2016. 251 pp, £20...

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Book Review: Before and After Gender: Sexual Mythologies of Everyday Life by Mar
Reviewed by Mari Valdur
Book Review: Before and After Gender: Sexual Mythologies of Everyday Life by Marilyn Strathern 27th April 2017

Written in the early 1970s by renowned anthropologist Marilyn Strathern, the manuscript for Before and After Gender:...

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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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