The US is grappling with the problem of supporting rebel groups in Syria as part of its strategy to defeat DAESH.
East Asia’s contemporary strategic order defies easy description or explanation: contradictory trends prevail, particularly growing levels of economic interdependence that coexist with heightened security tensions.
Global order is entering harder and more troubled times. Many are talking about the return of geopolitics.
Presented by the Department of International Relations: Power, Ethics & World Order seminar series
In November 2013 USAID announced its first bilateral agreement with Myanmar since 1957. This built on President Obama’s call to “extend a hand” to Myanmar in its progress toward democracy.
It is in the critical peacebuilding literature that the concept of hybridity has arguably acquired its most prominent current usage.
A tenet of New Institutional Economics (NIE) approaches to economic development is that private investment that imposes large sunk costs over relatively long time frames is contingent on a governance system that provides expectations of generalized sec