What North Korea and Syria tell us about US primacy: It's over

Ben Zala argues that the unipolar moment is over

When will the Lebanese presidential merry-go-round stop spinning?

The Lebanese will not view Samir Geagea’s latest decision with a great deal of excitement, writes Vanessa Newby. (Photo: Ratib Al Safadi/Getty Images)

However annoying, failure to engage Russia is not an option

A strategic objective in engaging Russia must emphasize the profitability of balanced foreign policy in bridging East and West

The Limits of Rhetorical Entrapment in a Post-Truth Age

Luke Glanville, ‘The Limits of Rhetorical Entrapment in a Post-Truth Age’, Critical Studies on Security, online February 2018: 1-4.

An uneasy ceasefire has come into effect in Syria

Can the new humanitarian ceasefire in Syria hold? Dr Vanessa Newby joined Radio National's Patricia Karvelas to discuss the ceasefire

Syria Teaches us Little about Questions of Military Intervention

Luke Glanville, ‘Syria Teaches us Little about Questions of Military Intervention’, E-International Relations: Edited Collections, Into the Eleventh Hour: R2P, Syria and Humanitarianism in

Does R2P Matter? Interpreting the Impact of a Norm

Luke Glanville, ‘Does R2P Matter? Interpreting the Impact of a Norm’, Cooperation and Conflict: Nordic Journal of International Studies, 51(2) 2016: 184-99.

How ISIS changed the world again

In this public lecture Robert Pape will explain the rise of ISIS, its goals, targeting logic, and the group's recent shift to spectacular attacks in the cont

Blood Year: Islamic State and the Failures of the War on Terror

"We’re now in the fifteenth year since 9/11 and, horrible though it is to contemplate, we may be nowhere close to the end of the War on Terror.

The Levant Crisis: Syria, Iraq and the Region: Listen to the podcast

The Syrian civil war has killed thousands and displaced millions, with dire economic, social and political implications not just for Syrians, but neighbouring countries, the region, and wider international community.


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