kleptocracy, african theft, public funds, bankruptcy, credit, lending, embezzle
Karl T. Muth
Punishing the Kleptocrats: A New Framework 17th April 2014

Karl Muth lays out a plan for tackling kleptocracy. The riches of Africa have been plundered, and are being plundered....

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Richard Falk
A Presumption Against Intervention 14th April 2014

This column by Richard Falk is part of Global Policy’s e-book, ‘Lessons from Intervention in the 21st...

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climate change, nuclear power, chinese, american foreign policy, carbon
Karl T. Muth
What We’d Do If We Actually Cared 10th April 2014

Karl Muth outlines what global collective action to tackle climate change might look like, via giant fighting robots...

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Why India’s 2014 Elections Are Important – At Home and Abroad
Brian Stoddart
Why India’s 2014 Elections Are Important – At Home and Abroad 9th April 2014

Brian Stoddart argues that as India increasingly moves into the global mainstream its fast approaching elections matter...

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US Intervention in Afghanistan and Iraq
Paul Rogers
US Intervention in Afghanistan and Iraq 4th April 2014

This column by Paul Rogers is part of Global Policy’s e-book, ‘Lessons from Intervention in the 21st...

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Simon Adams
Libya and the Responsibility to Protect: Results and Prospects 28th March 2014

This column by Simon Adams is part of Global Policy’s e-book, ‘Lessons from Intervention in the 21st...

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Russia, Ukraine, and the Testing of American Hegemony
Robert W. Murray and Luke M. Herrington
Russia, Ukraine, and the Testing of American Hegemony 28th March 2014

Robert W. Murray and Luke M. Herrington frame the Crimea crisis and Russian foreign policy in light of the US hegemonic...

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Stuart Brown and Ulrich Beck
Five minutes with Ulrich Beck: "Digital freedom risk is one of the most important risks we face in modern society" 17th April 2014

In an interview with Stuart Brown, Ulrich Beck argues that digital monitoring is crossing territorial and social...

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Monroe Price
Reflections on Multistakeholderism and Internet Governance 14th April 2014

Monroe Price comments on Alexander Klimburg, Philipp Mirtl and Snezana Gjorgieva's paper "Mapping Internet...

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John Podesta
Ending Poverty in a Generation: The Post-2015 Development Agenda 14th April 2014

John Podesta argues that post-2015 agenda must integrate principles of sustainable development into poverty reduction....

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Neil McCulloch
Can a Political Economy Approach explain Aid Donor's reluctance to think and work Politically? 11th April 2014

Neil McCulloch suggests reasons why aid donors have been reluctant to adopt the 'Political Economy Approach' in...

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Ibrahim Kazerooni and Rob Prince
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: Preserving Western Domination 11th April 2014

Ibrahim Kazerooni and Rob Prince argue that the NPT is simply a means of securing and legitimising the current...

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Andrew Erwin
Trading Away Democracy 8th April 2014

Andrew Erwin warns that certain provisions in the proposed "free trade" agreement between the US and the EU...

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Iain Levine
Will Technology transform the Human Rights movement? 8th April 2014

Iain Levine expounds on the importance of technology in the human rights movement. In recent times, human rights...

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Human Trafficking and Migration:  Concepts, Linkages and New Frontiers
Michael Chibba
Human Trafficking and Migration: Concepts, Linkages and New Frontiers 16th December 2013

The way we think about human trafficking and migration is changing. Moreover, at the global, regional and national...

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The Law of War's Essential Role in Containing Brutality: Syria's Painful Reminde
Laurie R. Blank and Geoffrey S. Corn
The Law of War's Essential Role in Containing Brutality: Syria's Painful Reminder 14th August 2013

The civil war in Syria refocuses recent discourse about the law of war and provides an essential reminder of the law...

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The Arab Spring Can Bring a Demographic Dividend: That is Good for Business and
Bessma Momani
The Arab Spring Can Bring a Demographic Dividend: That is Good for Business and Investors 5th August 2013

For decades the Arab Middle East was seen as resisting economic liberalization. Once it opened its doors to economic...

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Carol Tan
How Access to Credit is vital for Economies hit by Natural Disaster 10th April 2014

Carol Tan reviews a 2013 study that investigated the difference in impact on economic growth among countries hit by disasters based on the efficiency of their credit markets. In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan slammed into various countries in the...

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Mabel González Bustelo
Book Review: The United Nations and Changing World Politics, Seventh Edition, by Thomas G. Weiss, David P. Forsythe, Roger A. Coate and Kelly-Kate Pease. 1st April 2014

The United Nations and Changing World Politics, Seventh Edition, by Thomas G. Weiss, David P. Forsythe, Roger A. Coate and Kelly-Kate Pease. Boulder CO: Westview Press, 2014. 422 pp, £31.99 - €33.99, 978 0 8133 4847 6 (paperback) The...

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Book Review: Water by David Lewis Feldman
Scott McKenzie
Book Review: Water by David Lewis Feldman 27th March 2014

Water, by David Lewis Feldman. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2012. 200 pp, £40 hardcover 978-0-7456-5032-6; £12.99 paperback 978-0-7456-5033-3 The United Nations reports that in the next 15 years, 1.8 billion people will suffer from water...

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