Center for International Relations and International Security

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January 7, 2020

The Forgotten War: Genocide of the Yazidi people

Reading Time: 3 minutes While most of the world has not heard of the Yazidi, the Islamic State hunts them down for one specific reason: their religious beliefs….

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January 3, 2020

Why the killing of Qasem Soleimani isn’t war

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qasem Soleimani, who was the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force was killed in a US drone strike…

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Hostilities by nationals in foreign service

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the past few years it has become evident that both Iraq and Syria have turned into failed states. The Islamic State (IS…

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December 23, 2019

International Relations Jobs: What you need to know

Reading Time: 3 minutes You are considering a career in International Relations and need some directions on how to go about. This article is one of a series of articles designed to help you with your personal career development in International Relations. As with any career, a career in International Relations requires dedication, and a pro-active attitude….

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November 23, 2019

Brexit and populism

Reading Time: 4 minutes This is a re-post of a blog post I did on own blog in 2016. Three years later and Brexit still hasn’t…

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October 4, 2019

PM Boris Johnson’s ‘new’ deal….again

Reading Time: 2 minutes While members of Parliament have been sparring for months over the deal Boris Johnson proposes to the European Union with Brexit, there…

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