The Tricky Path to a Global Climate Agreement
Samir Saran and Vivan Sharan
The Tricky Path to a Global Climate Agreement 26th November 2014

Samir Saran and Vivan Sharan offer advice for those wishing to avoid a collapse of negotiations at the COP 20 in Lima...

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A tale of two rules: The intersection between WTO and OECD disciplines on export
Dominic Coppens and Todd Friedbacher
A tale of two rules: The intersection between WTO and OECD disciplines on export credit support 26th November 2014

Dominic Coppens and Todd Friedbacher's column represents the fourth chapter for Global Policy’s e-book, '...

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Quantitative methods are being applied to comparative politics.
Karl T. Muth
Quantitative Policy Alignment Analysis 24th November 2014

Karl Muth argues that the analysis of policy alignment – intranationally and internationally – can be...

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From Ukraine to Georgia, Europe Must Abandon Half Measures
Sally Painter
From Ukraine to Georgia, Europe Must Abandon Half Measures 20th November 2014

Sally Painter argues that European leaders should be more proactive in their embrace of reformers in the former USSR to...

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Reflections on Intervention: Legality, Legitimacy and Feasibility
David Held and Kyle McNally
Reflections on Intervention: Legality, Legitimacy and Feasibility 19th November 2014

This afterword by David Held and Kyle McNally is the final chapter of Global Policy’s e-book, ‘Lessons from...

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Basel III: Recent Developments on the Prudential Regime affecting Trade and Expo
Marc Auboin
Basel III: Recent Developments on the Prudential Regime affecting Trade and Export Finance 18th November 2014

Marc Auboin's column represents the third contribution to Global Policy’s e-book, 'The Future of Foreign...

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transgender, policy, law, gender, language, english, linguistics
Karl T. Muth
"They" Is Bad English and Bad Policy 14th November 2014

Karl Muth discusses the reputational, political and gender-related connotations of the use of ‘they’. The...

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New weapon systems require a new international legal framework – Global Governan
Mirko Hohmann and Joel Sandhu
New weapon systems require a new international legal framework – Global Governance Futures 2025 interviews Conrad Hässler 27th November 2014

This interview was conducted for the ‘The Global Governance Futures 2025’ programme which brings together...

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Documentary Review: Glacial Balance
Reviewed by Scott McKenzie
Documentary Review: Glacial Balance 27th November 2014

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

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Development and Human Rights – a Plea for a More Critical Embrace
V. Nagaraj
Development and Human Rights – a Plea for a More Critical Embrace 25th November 2014

V. Nagaraj argues that the human rights framework provides an inadequate tool for understanding the deeper processes of...

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Andrés Ortega
1989, much more than the Berlin Wall 24th November 2014

Andrés Ortega, trying to define a new world order, whose central feature is constant and rapid change with a greater...

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How much Economic Damage is Ebola causing?
Cesar Calderon and Maryla Maliszewska
How much Economic Damage is Ebola causing? 24th November 2014

Cesar Calderon and Maryla Maliszewska discuss how much economic damage the outbreak of Ebola is causing.  As...

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Juan Gabriel Tokatlian
Westphalia to Southphalia 19th November 2014

Juan Gabriel Tokatlian examines whether the rise of non-western states such as China, India, South Africa, and Brazil...

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EU Emissions Trading Scheme Reform: A Change for the Better?
Carlo Carraro
EU Emissions Trading Scheme Reform: A Change for the Better? 18th November 2014

Carlo Carraro argues that refroms to the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme are sending the right sort of signals for...

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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: Regional Maintenance of Peace and Security under International Law:
Reviewed by Mabel González Bustelo
Book Review: Regional Maintenance of Peace and Security under International Law: The Distorted Mirrors 20th November 2014

Regional Maintenance of Peace and Security under International Law: The Distorted Mirrors, by Dace Winther. London /...

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Book Review: Security Sector Reform in Southeast Asia: From Policy to Practice
Reviewed by Kai Chen
Book Review: Security Sector Reform in Southeast Asia: From Policy to Practice 11th November 2014

Security Sector Reform in Southeast Asia: From Policy to Practice edited by Felix Heiduk. London and New York: Palgrave...

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Book Review: The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Ri
Reviewed by Mehmet Kerem Coban
Book Review: The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor 24th October 2014

The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor, by William Easterly. New York:...

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