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The new politics of protection? Côte d'Ivoire, Libya and the responsibility to protect
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The 2011 uprisings in the Arab Middle East: political change and geopolitical implications
Syria: from ‘authoritarian upgrading’ to revolution?
George W. Bush, Barack Obama and the future of US global leadership
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No friend of democratization: Europe's role in the genesis of the ‘Arab Spring’
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International Affairs May 2013
Professor Michael Smith discusses his article on the EU and rising powers, and Sabine Wolf presents the book reviews in the May 2013 issue.
International Affairs January 2013
Dr Michael J Boyle discusses his article on the costs and consequences of drone warfare, and International Affairs editor Caroline Soper gives an overview of upcoming issues up until the journal’s 90th anniversary issue in January 2014.
International Affairs November 2012
Dr Julie Smith presents the November issue, which focuses on the UK’s forty years in the European Union, and Deputy Editor Sabine Wolf discusses the book reviews and a review article by N. Piers Ludlow
International Affairs September 2012
We hear from Dr Trevor McCrisken on Barack Obama, and the war in Afghanistan, and International Affairs editor Caroline Soper, talks us through the articles in volume 88 issue 5.
International Affairs July 2012
Professor Klaus Dodds talks about the Falklands, and we have a look at review articles with Deputy Editor Sabine Wolf.