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Calling Both Clinton and Trump Unpopular and Untrustworthy is Seriously Misleading

October 7, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, In-depth, On US Election 2016Comments (1)

By Neil H. Buchanan Polling results do not demonstrate that Clinton and Trump are nearly equally reviled, notwithstanding the ubiquitous media narrative. To say that voters distrust both candidates confuses two possibilities: that people are uncertain of Clinton’s policy commitments, and that they are certain that Trump is committed to dangerous policies.

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Ancient Amazons: Warrior Women in Myth and History

March 25, 2016 • CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, In-depth, Asia - Pacific, Europe, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (3)

By Adrienne Mayor In Greek myth, Amazons were fierce women of exotic lands who gloried in hunting and war. The greatest Greek heroes, Heracles and Achilles, proved their valor by killing Amazon queens. But were Amazons mere fantasy? Thanks to archaeology, we

Paris Climate Summit: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

March 25, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, In-depth, Climate Change & Society, Europe, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Steve Breyman In the aftermath of the December 2015 Paris climate summit, it’s worth reviewing the final agreement. The text serves as a Rorschach Test: there are wildly varying takes on its contours. Professor Steve Breyman provides his view of the

The Responsibility to Participate: The Problem of Global Engagement in Responding to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

February 4, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, SPECIAL FEATURES, International Relations, International Law, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Americas, Europe, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Charles H. Camp and Theresa Bowman Despite the unanimous agreement of United Nations member states to commit as an international community to global humanitarian relief, many countries are reflecting the discomfort their electorates have with offering

Durability before Democracy: Why Stability is Elusive in the Middle East

February 4, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, International Relations, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Sean Yom In this article Sean Yom discusses how the lack of permanence of Middle Eastern governments means that democracy is for the time being elusive. You might also like: Life After Trump Demonetisation: A Few Disturbing Questions Trump’s Great Game:

Refugees and Refugee Crises: Some Historical Reflections

December 1, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, International Relations, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Peter Gatrell The current Syrian refugee crisis provides an opportunity to look beyond the headlines and to locate it in a broader historical context. Peter Gatrell explores in this article the history of Syria as a refugee-hosting state, the historical

China’s Key Cities: From Local Places to Global Players

December 1, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, In-depth, China, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (1)

By Xiangming Chen China’s geographically uneven growth plays a key role in regional integration by creating more varied and largely beneficial global connections. In this article, Xiangming Chen discusses China’s key cities and how they not only drive

Recognition of Arbitral Awards in the US – US Courts Explore Two Sides of the Same Coin

December 1, 2015 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, SPECIAL FEATURES, International Law, In-depth, Americas, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Theresa Bowman and Charles Camp Charles Camp and Theresa Bowman share their assessment of two important US District Court disagreements regarding the appropriate procedure for the recognition of arbitral awards. You might also like: Life After Trump

China’s Product Safety Problem: How Should Marketing Managers Make Ethical Decisions in China?

December 1, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Global Giants, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, China, Unprotected PostComments (2)

By Bang Nguyen and David De Cremer China has been known to be the world’s largest manufacturer, but its growth has reduced and thus is affecting consumer’s decision to buy due to various reasons. Bang Nguyen and David De Cremer will tackle in this article

Safe Haven: How A Recent United States Supreme Court Decision Stands To Protect Foreign Banks From Their Depositors’ Creditors

July 30, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, SPECIAL FEATURES, International Law, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Americas, Unprotected PostComments (1)

By Charles H. Camp and Theresa B. Bowman The United States Supreme Court in the pre-judgment case of Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014) begs the question as to whether the United States – not just New York – is to continue to offer the