• Liberal Interventionism: The Crisis Within

    Liberal Interventionism: The Crisis Within

    • July 9, 2017

    By Katja Lindskov Jacobsen Center for Military Studies, University of Copenhagen Liberal interventionism today not only responds to crises in countries experiencing violent conflicts, distress, and disaster. It also responds to a crisis within. This crisis is not simply about post-Trump budget cuts and the broader withdrawal from liberal interventionism’s key institutions, including the UN.

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  • Trump’s Genius

    Trump’s Genius

    • July 9, 2017

    By Michael C. Williams Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa For much of the public and the political classes, Donald Trump remains a mystery. The Twitter tirades and legislative fiascos, the constant media feuding, the insults and outrage all seem to reveal a president who is not simply politically inexperienced, but

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  • In Memoriam: Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique, murdered 23 April 2016

    In Memoriam: Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique, murdered 23 April 2016

    • April 20, 2017

    By Ruth Bradley-St-Cyr   First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— Because

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  • #rezist: Protest in Romania

    #rezist: Protest in Romania

    • March 9, 2017

    by Teodor Lucian Moga In the past weeks, Romanians have staged the largest mass protests since the country’s break from Communist rule in 1989. On Sunday, February 27, several thousand protesters gathered in front of the government building in Bucharest’s Victory Square — the usual rendezvous since demonstrations began on January 31 — forming a

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  • The Liberal Democratic World Order Is Falling Apart

    The Liberal Democratic World Order Is Falling Apart

    • January 13, 2017

    As a new year opens across the globe, the post-Second-World-War order and the global rule of law are losing out to the rule of individual men. From Russia to China to the EU, authoritarian rule is tightening its grip. In some of the most powerful countries in the world, these pillars of international affairs are

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