How Yoga Expands India’s Soft Power
Vivan Sharan
How Yoga Expands India’s Soft Power 23rd June 2015

Vivan Sharan highlights the relevance of the International Day of Yoga in India's soft power projection. Today the...

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Update from Bonn: The Road Ahead for an Agreement on Climate Change
Rishikesh Bhandary
Update from Bonn: The Road Ahead for an Agreement on Climate Change 19th June 2015

Rishikesh Bhandary reports on efforts to agree an official negotiating text ahead of COP21. Wrapping up the most recent...

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Universal Access to Water is about Democracy
José Esteban Castro
Universal Access to Water is about Democracy 16th June 2015

Goal 6 is on ensuring ‘availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all’. This is in...

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space, space shuttle, nasa, spacex, private space flight, virgin galactic
Karl T. Muth
The Final (Privatisation) Frontier 16th June 2015

Karl Muth argues that future space races should not be the sole preserve of government.  Like many nerds born in...

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Vivan Sharan
Learning to Regulate 12th June 2015

Given the emergent need for regulating new, technologically intensive sectors such as ecommerce, a case can be made for...

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Key Questions for India at Paris
Vivan Sharan
Key Questions for India at Paris 10th June 2015

Vivan Sharan explores the questions Indian policymakers must ask in the run up to the UNFCCC negotiations. In December...

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Solving the Energy Trilemma
Phil Taylor
Solving the Energy Trilemma 4th June 2015

The world faces steep challenges in meeting current and future energy demands with low-carbon energy sources. To attain...

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Tamar Ezer
The UN’s Rebuke of Inheritance Laws Is a Victory for Women’s Health 3rd July 2015

In many parts of the world, inheritance law impedes women to inherit the property of their deceased husbands. This is...

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Paula Park
Sustainable Cities depend on Empowered Citizens 3rd July 2015

A new UN Report shows that if cities are to be developed and made more liveable and sustainable, its inhabitants should...

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Jeffrey Sachs
Climate Change and the Catholic Church 2nd July 2015

Jeffrey Sachs analyses the relationship between climate change and the Catholic Church. Should the church stick to...

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The Sony Hack and the Law of War: Coming to a Theater near You
Seth Oppenheim
The Sony Hack and the Law of War: Coming to a Theater near You 2nd July 2015

Seth Oppenheim explores the application of the law of war to cyber conflicts and why efforts should be made to shape...

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Sally Brooks
Private Finance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda 1st July 2015

Proposals for development financing in the post 2015 era highlight a major role for private finance. The Third...

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Alina Rocha Menocal
Citizens and Engagement: Moving Beyond Slogans 1st July 2015

Alina Rocha Menocal, Research Fellow, Politics and Governance at Development Progress, details some of the mechanisms...

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Thomas N. Cooke
Security, Power, and Digital Privacy 30th June 2015

What is the relationship between security, power and digital privacy? Dissent, a new project of research at Yale...

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The United States and the Rule of Law in a Polycentric World
Ramesh Thakur
The United States and the Rule of Law in a Polycentric World 11th November 2014

In the Melian Dialogue, Thucydides writes that justice applies only to relations among equals and in dealings with...

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Making Sense of China and India’s Low-Carbon Pathways
Ma Yuge and Joel Sandhu
Making Sense of China and India’s Low-Carbon Pathways 16th September 2014

China and India’s low-carbon development is crucial for global sustainability and domestic welfare. However,...

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The Evolution of South-South Cooperation: A Personal Reflection
John O. Kakonge
The Evolution of South-South Cooperation: A Personal Reflection 16th July 2014

This brief analysis discusses the evolution of South-South cooperation and examines the current practice in this regard...

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Book Review: Ruling Capital: Emerging Markets and the Reregulation of Cross-Bord
Reviewed by Carter Page
Book Review: Ruling Capital: Emerging Markets and the Reregulation of Cross-Border Finance 30th June 2015

Ruling Capital: Emerging Markets and the Reregulation of Cross-Border Finance by Kevin P. Gallagher. Ithaca &...

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Book Review: Transnational Climate Change Governance
Reviewed by Miriam Matejova
Book Review: Transnational Climate Change Governance 26th June 2015

Transnational Climate Change Governance by Harriet Bulkeley, Liliana B. Andonova, Michele M. Betsill, Daniel Compagnon...

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Book Review: Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Int
Reviewed by Mabel González Bustelo
Book Review: Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations 18th June 2015

Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations by Keren Yarhi-...

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