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  • Islamic State, Afghanistan and Pakistan!!

    The Baqiya wa Tatamaddad (remaining and expanding) strategic motivations of the Islamic State have created a commotion that needs to be examined objectively, particularly reports related to the terror organization’s recruitment and expansion in South Asia. The open source intercepts of the militants broadly located on the vast, virtually lawless, expanse of Afghanistan suggests that the neo-Jihadists

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  • Gendered (In)Securities: Refugee Camps in Southeastern Turkey

    By Dr. Selin Akyüz* and Dr. Bezen Balamir Coşkun** Abstract Academic literature on security and securitization has been criticized for neglecting the significance of gender as a dimension of security. Literature on security within international relations discipline, whether in the West or in Turkey, has been inadequately engaged in analyzing the pervasive insecurities of women

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  • Russia’s Shadow in the Middle East: Riyadh – Moscow Nuclear Agreement

    During his official visit to Russian Federation, deputy of crown prince and minister of defense of Saudi Arabia – prince Muhammad Bin Salman, held a long negotiation with Russian president Vladimir Putin, concerning the new agreements on military co-operation and economic co-operation between two parajumpers pas cher states. For the first time, state officials discussed

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  • Book Review: Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding

    Roger Mac Ginty (Ed) Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2013, ISBN 978 0 415 69019 5, 394 p. Policies, practices and debates about peacebuilding and how to approach the complexities of building peace have entered the mainstream of the debates on global security. A number of trends have contributed to this, including the

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  • Book Review: Human Security in East Asia: Challenges for Collaborative Action

    Sorpong Peou (ed.) Human Security in East Asia: Challenges for Collaborative Action 2009, Abingdon, Oxon; New York, Routledge, ISBN: 978 0 41546 796 4, 208 p., £95.00 Though human security issues have been increasing in East Asia, the impacts of human security within the academic and policy-making circles are still limited, even advocates of human rights

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  • Book Review: The Identity Politics of Peacebuilding – Civil Society In War-Torn Sri Lanka

    Camila Orjuela The Identity Politics of Peacebuilding – Civil Society In War-Torn Sri Lanka  London: SAGE Publications, 2008, ISBN 978-0761936589, 292 p. The common understanding of civil society engaged in peace efforts is that it is homogenous in its views, is peaceful, independent, and influences positive changes in behaviour. But as history has shown, civil

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  • Book Review: Identity, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice: Overcoming Intractability in Divided Societies, Transitional Justice

    Nevin T. Aiken, Identity, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice: Overcoming Intractability in Divided Societies, Transitional Justice  Routledge, Oxon: 2013. ISBN: 978-0415628334, 280 p. Considering the disparate and interdisciplinary wealth of literature in regard to reconciliation, identity and transitional justice, Aiken’s book is ambitious, yet manages to accomplish what it sets out to do effectively, offering a

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  • Book Review: Building a People-oriented Security Community the ASEAN Way

    Alan Collins Building a People-oriented Security Community the ASEAN Way Abingdon: Routledge, 2013, ISBN 978 0415608688, 208 p. With the possible emergence of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, Alan Collin’s book is a very timely, well argued and elegantly structured work on ASEAN’s nascent, people-oriented security community in Southeast Asia. The author argues

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  • China Inherits Obama’s Nightmare

    As NATO withdraws from Afghanistan, the continuing terrorism emanating from there and Pakistan  has become a security threat to China Two weeks before Barack Obama took his first oath of office as president of the United States in January 2009, he said that the country giving him the most sleepless nights was Pakistan. Although nobody has

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  • Syriza’s Spinning, but Nobody’s Buying

    The Greek crisis is accelerating more rapidly than many anticipated. As CNN reports: Greek markets are tumbling after the European Central Bank raised the pressure on the country’s new anti-austerity government to stick to the terms of its massive international bailout program, a message Germany is likely to reinforce later Thursday. The ECB said late

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