Essays

The End of War and Peace: The Thesis of Frédéric Gros and the Federa ...

Image Caption: 03/17/2018 – Army Patrol in Vila Kennedy (Rio de Janeiro-RJ). By Mauro Pimentel/Agence France-Presse[1] “The war as ‘armed, public and just conflict,’ slowly disappears, with its lies and its nobilities, its atrocities and its […]

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Slovak Anxiety and Europeanisation: Ontological (In)security in Slovak ...

Image Caption: Former Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico (right) has toed the line between arguments in favor of its place in the European Union and nationalist, anti-immigrant rhetoric that starkly contrasts with the position taken by […]

Reconciliation in Settler-Colonial States: A Study of the Political Ap ...

Image Caption: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologizes to the First Nations, the indigenous people who, for over one hundred years of settler-colonialism, suffered from family separation and abuse at the hand of colonial and post-colonial […]

Schools Side-by-Side, but Worlds Apart: The Possibilities of Reconcil ...

This piece was originally published in the Spring 2018 issue of the Yale Review of International Studies. Photo caption: Education Minister, John O’Dowd, pictured with pupils  at the official opening of Gaelscoil na mBeann, a new Irish-medium […]

The Survival of the Syrian Ba’ath Party: Domestic Politics or In ...

This piece was originally published in the Spring 2018 issue of the Yale Review of International Studies. Photo caption: The Syrian dynasty. Introduction While the Syrian civil war has no precedent in the modern history of […]

The Responsibility to Protect through the Realist Lens: Strategic Cho ...

  This piece was originally published in the Spring 2018 issue of the Yale Review of International studies. Photo caption: The flags fly outside of the United Nations.  Abstract In 2005, the World Summit Outcome articulated […]

“Be Fruitful and Multiply”: The Role of Israeli Pronatalist Policy ...

This post originally appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of the Yale Review of International Studies. Photo caption: Maternity ward at Assuta Hospital Introduction In Der Judenstaat, Theodor Herzl proposed the creation of a Jewish state as […]

Treasure Not Found in the Ground: Political Institutions and Resource ...

School students celebrating Botswana’s 50th independence day. Photo by Mahyar Sheykhi. This piece originally appeared in the Intercollegiate Issue 2017 of the Yale Review of International Studies. This piece was written by Matthew Taylor King, a senior […]

Japanese Ninhonjinron and 1890s American Social Darwinism: Looking to ...

This piece originally appeared in the Intercollegiate Issue 2017 of the Yale Review of International Studies. This piece was written by David Ta-Wei Huang, a junior at Boston University. With the advances of both the natural […]

Biopolitics in the Borderlands: The Securitization of Development in ...

U.S. government officials were in Lubumbashi the week of July 14, 2015, to introduce USAID/DRC’s new five-year country strategy to provincial government authorities in Katanga. Here, Katanga Governor Moise Katumbi (second from right) greets Richard Kimball […]

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