First Place — On the Shores of Bab-el-Mandeb: Assessing China’s F ...

Image caption:  U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Camp Lemonnier walk on the deck of the Chinese hospital ship, Ark Peace, in the Port of Djibouti, August 28, 2017. (Source) This essay was originally published in the […]

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Second Place — Marine Biodiversity Protection in the Arctic: A Prop ...

This essay first appeared in the Acheson Prize 2018 Issue of the Yale Review of International Studies. Abstract As global climate change accelerates sea ice loss in the Arctic Circle and Antarctica while the size of […]

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Third Place — A Critical Examination of Israeli LGBT Advancements: G ...

Image taken by Surbhi Bharadwaj (’20). This essay appeared in the Acheson Prize 2018 Issue of the Yale Review of International studies. Introduction Vibrant rainbow-colored flags dot the crowd. People of all gender and sexual identities […]

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Shaping Saddam: How the Media Mythologized A Monster — Honorable Me ...

This essay first appeared in the Acheson Prize 2018 Issue of the Yale Review of International Studies. Saddam Hussein was not involved in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. This was known in the chaotic […]

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A Theory of International AI Coordination: Strategic implications of p ...

Image: The Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division at the Combined Air Operations Center at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. This essay first appeared in the Acheson Prize 2018 Issue of the Yale Review of International Studies. […]

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Integration in South America: A Brief A ...

Image Caption: Some political scientists have judged MERCOSUR's progress on integration against the benchmark set by the EU, but such a comparison may result in a misunderstanding of …

Saudi Arabia and Oil Depletion

Image Caption: As Saudi Arabia's production and export of oil slows down, the nation will have to undergo a number of significant changes as it adjusts. Saudi Arabia is …

Book Reviews

Review: On Grand Strategy by John Lewis ...

John Lewis Gaddis’ most recent book certainly puts the ‘grand’ in Grand Strategy. It spans roughly 2,500 years of history and draws upon the works and deeds of individuals ranging …

Book Review: The Diffusion of Military ...

Summary In his book ‘The Diffusion of Military Power” Michael C. Horowitz presents an adoption-capacity theory that seeks to explain when and how states successfully adopt military technology and the adopted …

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