Benson Cheung Global Horizons

How to DIY a Free (or Cheaper) “Degree” in IR, Part 3: Conflict and Other Thematic Concentrations

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 Read More…

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Bearing Down: Modernizing Russia’s Armed Forces

Hasan Siddiqui articulates Russia’s military ambitions, contextualizes it within the broader geopolitical situation in Europe as well as analysing NATO’s attitude towards it.

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Women Are Game Changers in Countering Violent Extremism: Part One

Part One of a two part series, Victoria examines the role of women in countering violent extremism (CVE) as well as the dialogue generated by CVE think-tanks and international organizations regarding this issue.