This is the final installment of an ongoing series on creating a DIY IR “degree” through free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and academic resources. Previous segments dealt with foundational concepts in IR, regional concentrations, and thematic concentrations. This final part will conclude with suggestions for language learning and senior courses on diplomacy to pull Read More…
In the final part of her three part series on Frozen Conflicts Sonia Liang discusses Transnistria, a country with no legitimate claim to statehood. She looks at the issues surrounding its claim and the history that led to Transnistria’s status as a country that does not exist.
Elliot Cho presents an overview of Sweden’s challenge in confronting Russian aggression and how the challenges may prompt Sweden to revise its ‘neutral state’ status
Elliot Cho reports on how Lithuania is preparing its people and armed forces for the worst case scenario and Lithuania’s contribution to NATO’s collective security in Europe.
Kristyn Byrnes discusses how escalating violence in Ukraine is likely to extend Western sanctions against Russia while Putin looks to China for survival.