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  • Americas, Interviews

    Interview with Professor Katharyne Mitchell

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    Dr Ozgur Tufekci & Dr Rahman Dag oztufekci@cesran.org & rahman.dag@cesran.org Published in Political Reflection Magazine | Vol. 6 | No 4 | Issue 25 Question: Before moving on to substantive questions, we would like to ask you a personal question. It might seem to be a cliché, but we still wonder that what made you…

  • Russia and Eurasia

    Assessing the Risk of Renewed Hostilities in the South Caucasus

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    Richard Giragosian* director@regional-studies.org Published in Political Reflection Magazine | Vol. 6 | No 5 | Issue 25 Despite the challenges of managing a serious public health crisis and a sweeping economic downturn from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic; the South Caucasus has once again become embroiled in renewed conflict.  Since July, when an Azerbaijani…

  • CESRAN Blog, Russia and Eurasia

    25th Issue is Online Now!

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    Vol. VI | No. IV – October-November-December 2020 To Download the Magazine Click Here… CONTENTS 05-13….. World News by Ebru Birinci 15-20….. The Jungle Grows Back How can We Redefine the Future World Order in the Tension of Power and Ideas? by Marco Marsili 22-29….. Interview With Professor Katharyne Mitchell by Ozgur Tufekci & Rahman…

  • Americas

    Indigneous Party Prospects in Peru

    By Dr. Guy Burton | 26 August 2010 The decision by Peru’s indigenous communities to form a political party ahead of next year’s presidential election poses a number of questions. These include the prospects of such a party in Peru specifically and the relationship between social movements and political parties more generally. The immediate reasons for…

  • Americas

    A Puzzling Scenario? UNITAS Exercises in Peru

    By Dr. Guy Burton | 29 July 2010 Last weekend the UNITAS naval exercises between the US and several South American navies, including 1300 from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay, and soldiers from Canada, came to an end. This regional event is designed to develop marine training and encourage regional cooperation. It has…

  • Americas

    Charting a known course in Colombia

    By Dr. Guy Burton | 24 June 2010 Sunday’s second round election saw Juan Manuel Santos beat his rival, Antanas Mockus of the Green Party, by 69% to 27.5%. His primary commitments echo those of his predecessor and associate Alvaro Uribe: taking a hardline approach against both the guerrilla movement, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC),…

  • Americas

    What the World Cup Means for Latin America

    By Dr. Guy Burton | 10 June 2010 For much of the past century Latin America has been characterised as Washington’s ‘backyard’. Economically and militarily, the region’s states have never been in a position to compete with the United States while the Cold War provided the backdrop against which governments largely opted for American patronage. The experience of those…

  • Americas

    Honduras: the International Impact of Last Year’s Coup

    By Dr. Guy Burton | 10 May 2010 The opposition of several Latin American leaders against the attendance of the Honduran leader, Porfirio Lobo, at the upcoming EU-Latin America summit in Madrid later this month highlights the continuing fallout from the coup in Honduras last year. At the same time the contrasting stances of the Europeans and…

  • Americas

    Obama’s National Security Strategy: Made at Princeton

    By Prof. Inderjeet Parmar** | 02 June 2010 President Obama’s National Security Strategy may echo that of his predecessor, George W. Bush, but it is also almost identical to that suggested by a large group of elite academics, military officials, businessmen, and former Clinton administration insiders brought together as the Princeton Project on National Security (PPNS) back…

  • Americas

    Obama’s Foolish Settlements Ultimatum

    By Steven J. Rosen | 01 April 2010   U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to confront Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Israeli construction activity in East Jerusalem has been greeted by a hail of praise, especially from people impatient to proceed with peace negotiations with the Palestinians. The belief seems to be that meeting this issue…

  • Americas

    Obama’s New Bank Plan

    By Dr. Talat Ulussever | 01 April 2010     It is a well-known fact that financial markets, especially banks, are subject to more developed regulatory mechanisms than other sectors of the economy in order to safeguard the public’s savings, bring stability to the financial system, and prevent abuse of financial service customers. In fact, banks lie at…

  • Americas

    Russia and Venezuela boost ties

    Aljazeera | 03 April 2010   Russia and Venezuela have agreed to work more closely on defence and energy issues, saying that such co-operation was vital to ensure a “multi-polar” world.   Vladimir Putin, the Russian prime minister, assured Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan president, that his country would continue to sell arms to Caracas after arriving on…

  • Americas

    Devastating Impact of Canadian Mining in Honduras

    Interview of Carlos Danilo Amador Todd Gordon and Jeffery R. Webber 30 January 2010   RW/TG: We’re here in Tegucigalpa, Honduras (January 26). Can you give us your name and position in your organization?   CDA: My name is Carlos Danilo Amador. I am the General Secretary of the Regional Environmental Committee of the Valle de Siria, a region inHonduras….

  • Americas

    Who will be the next secretary of state?

    Josh Rogin 29 January 2010 Being secretary of state is a grueling job; you’re on the road most weeks, and often you get a lot less say in your country’s foreign policy than you’d like. No wonder running the show in Foggy Bottom tends to be a four-year gig. So now that Secretary of State Hillary…

  • Americas

    America Needs France

    Walter Russell Mead  This is one of the most unpopular headlines an American blogger can write, a guaranteed hit-suppressor.  But it is true nevertheless, as President Obama is now finding out. The immediate problem is Afghanistan; the President wants 10,000 troops from our allies to match the 30,000 the President is putting in. Britain already has…

  • Americas

    Venezuela ‘cannot provoke’ Colombia

    Colombia says it will not allow recent tensions with Venezuela to escalate into violence, after it accused Venezuelan troops of blowing up two footbridges that link the countries.   Gabriel Silva, Colombia’s defence minister, said on Friday that Bogota will not permit the incident to lead to an armed conflict.   “We will not be…

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  • 25th Issue is Online Now!

    Vol. VI | No. IV – October-November-December 2020 To Download the Magazine Click Here… CONTENTS 05-13….. World News by Ebru Birinci 15-20….. The Jungle Grows Back How can We Redefine the Future World Order in the Tension of Power and Ideas? by Marco Marsili 22-29….. Interview With Professor Katharyne Mitchell by Ozgur Tufekci & Rahman…

  • 24th Issue is Online Now!

    Vol. VI | No. III – July-August-September 2020 To Download the Magazine Click Here… CONTENTS 05-14….. World News by Ebru Birinci 17-24….. Preparedness for an Uncertain Future “The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Fear Itself” by Professor Mark Meirowitz 25-39….. EU LAW vs UK LAW The Primacy of EU Law over National Law:…

  • IEPAS2020 is Going Virtual!

    Dear Friends and Colleagues, IEPAS2020 is Going Virtual! Due to the COVID19 pandemic, we are holding our entire conference virtually by streaming all of the live sessions. You may participate in all of our virtual networking events. In case of missing a session, you may get full access to the replays of every session since all…

  • The 13th issue of JCTS (Journal of Conflict Transformation & Security) is out now…

    The 13th issue of JCTS (Journal of Conflict Transformation & Security) is out now… Vol. 8 | No. 1 | 2020 Click here to Download the Entire Issue   TABLE OF CONTENTS Editor’s Note By David Curran Introduction By Nergis Canefe Research Articles Statelessness as a Permanent State: Challenges to the Human Security Paradigm By…

  • The 19th Issue of The Rest: Journal of Politics and Development is Out Now!

    The 19th issue of the rest: journal of politics and development is out now. Download the issue here… TABLE OF CONTENTS Research Articles Turkish AK Parti’s Posture towards the 2003 War in Iraq: The Impact of Religion amid Security Concerns By Alberto Gasparetto Nigeria and the Great Powers: The Impacts of the Boko Haram Terrorism on…

  • CESRAN International Named again amongst the Top Think Tanks in the World

    CESRAN International is pleased to announce that it has been named again amongst the world’s best think tanks. The 2019 Global Go To Think Tank Index ranked CESRAN International 141st among the World’s “Top Think Tanks in Western Europe” 75th among the World’s “Top Environment Policy Think Tanks” 153rd among the World’s “Top Foreign Policy…

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