Why the OECD Arrangement Works (even though it is only soft law)
David Drysdale
Why the OECD Arrangement Works (even though it is only soft law) 19th December 2014

David Drysdale's column represents the eighth chapter for Global Policy’s e-book, 'The Future of Foreign...

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Five emerging global risks insurers should be concerned about
Marcus Fletcher
Five emerging global risks insurers should be concerned about 18th December 2014

Marcus Fletcher outlines five emerging global risks insurers should be concerned about. In insurance the loss potential...

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sony, breach, hacking, kim jong un, north korea, invasion, war
Karl T. Muth
Sony: It's Time To Declare War 18th December 2014

Karl T. Muth suggests Sony can fight back. I've advised companies in serious, bet-the-company situations. I suggest...

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 The $138.5 Billion Question: When Does Foreign Aid Work?
Andy Sumner
The $138.5 Billion Question: When Does Foreign Aid Work? 17th December 2014

Andy Sumner argues that it may be more useful to ask when aid works, not whether. The policy debate around whether...

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Achieving global rules on social impacts for export credit agencies
Andrea Saldarriaga and Andrea Shemberg
Achieving Global Rules on Social Impacts for Export Credit Agencies 10th December 2014

Andrea Saldarriaga and Andrea Shemberg's column represents the seventh chapter for Global Policy’s e-book,...

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American Leadership in a Complicated World
Brian Stout
American Leadership in a Complicated World 10th December 2014

Former diplomat Brian Stout explores how America’s perception of a world characterised by chaos and complexity...

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cameron, cessation, european union, united kingdom, independence, treaty
Karl T. Muth
Cameron and the Referendum 9th December 2014

Karl Muth explores how the form and manner of the UK’s integration with Europe is increasingly coming to...

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The European Crisis Highlights the Different Economic Cultures of Europe and the
Roland Benedikter
The European Crisis Highlights the Different Economic Cultures of Europe and the USA - Part II: Perspectives 17th December 2014

This post presents the second part of Roland Benedikter’s exploration of the different economic cultures of...

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Don’t lose your cool over Iran’s Latin America diplomacy
Pablo Scuticchio
Don’t lose your cool over Iran’s Latin America diplomacy 11th December 2014

Pablo Scuticchio discusses whether the United States is overreacting over Iran’s approach to the Western...

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Engaging India with the World: Foreign Policy Imperatives in an Emerging World O
Rachit Ranjan
Engaging India with the World: Foreign Policy Imperatives in an Emerging World Order 9th December 2014

Rachit Ranjan argues that a foreign policy stance based on moralpolitik alone will not serve India’s interests in...

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The European Crisis Highlights the Different Economic Cultures of Europe and the
Roland Benedikter
The European Crisis Highlights the Different Economic Cultures of Europe and the USA - Part I: Symptoms 8th December 2014

This post presents the first part of Roland Benedikter’s exploration of the different economic cultures of Europe...

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Banning Drones? Let’s Not Get Ahead of Ourselves
Mirko Hohmann and Joel Sandhu
Banning Drones? Let’s Not Get Ahead of Ourselves 8th December 2014

Global Arms Control – Global Governance Futures 2025 interviews Takaaki Asano. The ‘The Global Governance...

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What’s Needed to Stop Ebola
Michael Greenwood
What’s Needed to Stop Ebola 4th December 2014

Michael Greenwood discusses what is needed to stop Ebola. New research by Yale researchers predicts the outbreak will...

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Linda Hantrais
Developing International Research Capacity 3rd December 2014

Linda Hantrais introduces the discussions, debates and report that arose from the recently held third World Social...

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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: Will the Middle East Implode?
Reviewed by Carly Beckerman-Boys
Book Review: Will the Middle East Implode? 18th December 2014

Will the Middle East Implode? by Mohammed Ayoob. Cambridge: Polity 2014. 120 pp, £35 hardcover 978-0-7456-7924-2...

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Book Review: Vanishing Coup: The Pattern of World History Since 1310
Reviewed by Nicholas M. Gallagher
Book Review: Vanishing Coup: The Pattern of World History Since 1310 12th December 2014

Vanishing Coup: The Pattern of World History Since 1310 by Ivan Perkins. Lanham/Plymouth: Rowman & Littlefield,...

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Documentary Review: Glacial Balance
Reviewed by Scott McKenzie
Documentary Review: Glacial Balance 28th November 2014

Glacial Balance, written and directed by Ethan Steinman. USA: Daltonic Films 2013. 95 minutes, $29.99 DVD. Watching...

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