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A YIRA Photoessay: The Social and Economic Development of Rio De Janei ...

In March 2014, seven Yale undergraduates traveled to Rio de Janeiro as part of the Yale International Relations Association spring break delegation to Brazil. The purpose of the trip was to study Rio’s economic development leading […]

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Announcing the 2014 Acheson Prize Winners

“The passing decades confirm Dean Acheson’s place as the clearest thinking, most effective Secretary of State of the twentieth century. As a writer he has no equal since Thomas Jefferson first occupied the office in the […]

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1st Place – The Historiography of Postwar and Contemporary Histo ...

The Allied and Associated Governments affirm and Germany accepts the responsibility of Germany and her allies for causing all the loss and damage to which the Allied and Associated Governments and their nationals have been subjected […]

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2nd Place – Sinking their Claws into the Arctic: Prospects for S ...

“The Arctic is not only the Arctic Ocean… It is the place where the Eurasian, North American, and Asian Pacific regions meet, where the frontiers come close to one another and the interests of the states… […]

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3rd Place – Four Ways to Matter in Pakistan: How Four of Pakista ...

Former Pakistani President and Chief of Army Staff Pervez Musharraf entered self-imposed exile in April 2009. Given that he knew he’d face criminal charges in Pakistan and that he had limited support and few political allies, […]

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Letter from the Editors (Vol. 4, Issue ...

This year, we were humbled again by student interest in the Dean Gooderham Acheson Prize for Outstanding Essays in International Studies. The more than one hundred submissions we …

Letter from the Editors (Vol. 4, Issue ...

Dear Reader: In this issue of the Yale Review of International Studies, the seventh since our founding, we’re proud to continue and renew our commitment to providing the best …

Book Reviews

The Sword Also Means Cleanness

Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly, and the Making of the Modern Middle East. By Scott Anderson. Doubleday, 2013, 592 pp. $28.95. It begins with his eyes, “light blue and …

Review: China Airborne by James Fallows

With a recent glut of books from political commentators attempting to explore the modern Chinese economy, China Airborne by James Fallows stands out for its unique industry-specific focus. James Fallows, a …

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