Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Exactly two decades ago this day, Pakistan tested nuclear weapons following India’s lead, becoming the seventh country to declare its nuclear capability to the world. As the street erupted in jubilation, Pakistani officials talked up the benefits of the country’s newly earned status.
On May 29, 2018 the United States Institute of Peace convened the first meeting of a congressionally-mandated, bipartisan task force of leading defense, diplomacy and development experts to prevent terrorist threats from emerging in fragile states following the defeat of the Islamic State.
Today, Nigeria is in disarray. Brothers are killing one another while some sections of the country feel completely alienated, no thanks to President Muhammadu Buhari who has failed in the past three years to show leadership when it mattered most. Tobi Soniyi, Segun James and Shola Oyeyipo report.
Policy making process has undergone numerous evolutionary changes, the aftermaths of 1st world war gave birth to international relations (IR) as a separate academic discipline, while the post 2nd world war era brought modification in the working of academia.
With the US President Donald Trump abruptly calling off the much-anticipated summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, speculation is rampant over why Trump made such a decision and whether there is any chance for the summit to be rescheduled.
When Iraqis went to the polls on May 12, the country’s foreign policy was the last thing on their minds. For the vast majority, the central question about the next government was expressly local: Will it be able to deliver services, get the economy moving and, perhaps most important, curb corruption? Three Iraq experts, speaking...
A top defense official hailed the U.S. relationship with the country of Georgia, saying it is an “incredibly important strategic partnership” with a nation that shares values and interests with the United States.
Policy making processes have undergone numerous evolutionary changes since the concept of international relations (IR) came into being after World War I as an academic discipline. The workings of the academia were further modified in the post-World War-II era. This is how the academic IR community emerged...
A high-profile defector who recently published a book on the North Korean regime has resigned from his position at South Korea's Institute for National Security Strategy. Thae Yong-ho, who fled Pyongyang's embassy in London with his family in 2016, is departing the state-run think tank following accusations from the North he was hampering diplomatic engagement on the peninsula.
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has termed visit to the USA as extremely important. According to him, very open discussions were held with American friends and colleagues on literally all issues.