What is the future of Nineveh Province after Iraq’s Mosul Offensive? Evon Sworesho investigates four possible outcomes in the ethnically and religiously diverse Province when ISIS is defeated.
When is a child soldier no longer a child? Farah Bogani explores the complexities of agency and what it means to achieve justice from former-child-soldier-turned-LRA-commander Dominic Ongwen’s trial at the ICC.
As part of #16days campaign against gender-based violence, Sha Lalapet delves into the plight of Yazidi women under ISIS and the sexual violence that was used against them as a weapon of war.
Who controls the Baltic Sea? Léo-Paul Jacob provides an overview of the naval forces present in the region and of Russia’s A2/AD strategy in Kaliningrad
Is our understanding of #Russia a part of a larger plan? @Sha Lalapet explores Russia’s history and economics, in an effort to shed light into the workings behind Russia
What has become of Aleppo, one of the world’s oldest cities in Syria? Sha Lalapet traces its historical significance and explains its current state in light of the Syrian conflict.
This is the third installment of an ongoing series on creating a DIY IR “degree” through free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and academic resources. Building on the foundational materials in Part 1 and the regional concentrations in Part 2, this part will suggest thematic concentrations in particularly salient issues in international relations. War […]