Comment & Opinion - Columnists Archives

12 June 2024
Anticipating a second term for Trump, Karl T. Muth argues that some immigration is in the national interest and strategically vital. I make here the controversial…
06 June 2024
The Concertation Impulse in World Politics: Contestation over Fundamental Institutions and the Constrictions of Institutionalist International Relations by Andrew F Cooper. Oxford…
05 June 2024
In an area dominated by discussions about devastating wars and humanitarian principles of neutrality and impartiality on social media, Liana Ghukasyan makes the case that it is…
04 June 2024
Over thirteen years, Bashar al-Assad's regime has committed numerous crimes against humanity in Syria, including the killing of civilians, and the displacement of inhabitants.…
23 May 2024
Brian Stoddart unpicks why international education finds itself under attack and argues for a new approach. Global affairs have likely reached yet another major inflection…
22 May 2024
Duncan Green overviews a radical proposal for the UK in a changing world. Just been reading The World in 2040: Renewing the UK’s Approach to International Affairs. In many ways,…
17 May 2024
The Environment in Global Sustainability Governance: Perceptions, Actors, Innovations edited by Lena Partzsch. Bristol: Bristol University Press 2024. 372 pp., £26.99 paperback…
15 May 2024
An introduction to four recent E-Books from Global Policy's partnership with the Observer Research Foundation. Each is free to download from the links below.       Future Warfare…
15 May 2024
Manuel Francisco Sambo argues that the SADC’s counterterrorism mission pulled out of Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province despite violence still raging due to deficiencies in global…
14 May 2024
Duncan Green on lessons hard won. The photo I dug up for Tuesday’s post of me wandering about in rainswept paddyfields in Vietnam got me thinking about a recurrent theme…