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Recognizing the seminal contribution of the US and English Schools in laying the foundations of International Relations (IR) as a realm of study in itself, at the Center we commit ourselves to promoting a truly global approach to the analysis of foreign and security polic.
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How Coronavirus May Reshape the World Order
The real argument of interdependence theory is not that it prevents conflict, but that it makes conflict more costly to all parties in an interdependent relationship. The coronavirus crisis has proven
The Making of Global International Relations
The Making of Global International Relations - Origins and Evolution of IR at its Centenary Amitav Acharya and Barry Buzan A most comprehensive retelling of the IR discipline, a critical review of
Building Asian security
A principal challenge to Asian security today is that the various approaches to the security order seem to be working at cross-purposes. Take the United States and China. Washington insists that its r
The Post-Transatlantic Europe and the Rise of Eurasia
About the event he Post-Transatlantic Europe and the Rise of Eurasia In recent years, we have witnessed an increasing polarization in the views of the United States and the European Union regarding t
Power and Borders in the New World Order
About the event There is a prevailing view among academics and analysts that we are currently experiencing a major transition in the balance of power at the centre of the world order, from unipolarly
Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands
Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands Richard Sakwa The unfolding crisis in Ukraine has brought the world to the brink of a new Cold War. As Russia and Ukraine tussle for Crimea and the easte
The World at the Edge. The Struggle for Re-Ordering Security in Europe, Bucharest/Craiova
About the event In June the Center for Foreign Policy and Security Studies organized two events in Bucharest and Craiova which focused on the changing nature of the world order and the future of the
Jordan will not impede the US peace plan
Jordan has been a strategic partner of Israel for many years, even before the 1994 peace treaty the two nations inked. The main reason for this is the common enemy – the Palestinian national movemen
Israel Would Welcome Ties With Pakistan. Should India Worry?
The recurrent debate about Israel in Pakistan reflects the former’s improved international standing. The Muslim giant could become the next success in Israel’s growing acceptance around the world
What Happens after the “Deal of the Century” is Tabled?
Whatever paradigm for peace is tabled by the Trump administration, no end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is in sight. Managing the conflict for the long term – a somewhat fuzzy approach in
Israel’s War With Iran is Inevitable
Iran is a formidable enemy. A large country of more than 80 million people, endowed with energy riches, it has always been a regional power. Having an imperial past and revolutionary zeal (since the