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  • Armed Forces and Democratisation in Myanmar

    Armed Forces and Democratisation in Myanmar

    Even after the November 2015 landslide electoral victory of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy the armed forces of Myanmar (Burma) continue to be the country’s most powerful political institution. This is hardly surprising. The...

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  • France on the UK’s Post-Brexit Relationship with the EU

    France on the UK’s Post-Brexit Relationship with the EU

    France will try to use the situation following the result of the British referendum on exiting the EU to deepen integration in the sphere of EU Common Security and Defence Policy. The French government is also trying to attract international...

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  • Moving Forward: Brazil After Rousseff

    Moving Forward: Brazil After Rousseff

    Brazil closed one significant chapter in its political history when President Dilma Rousseff was formally removed from office by a Senate vote of 61 in favour and 20 opposed. More than 13 years of leadership by Brazil’s Workers Party (PT) was...

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  • Europe in the Crosshairs: Political Implications of Terror

    Europe in the Crosshairs: Political Implications of Terror

    After weeks of seemingly unrelenting terror attacks carried out within the European Union and elsewhere, European leaders struggle with a political balancing act of responding to asymmetric threats while offering a sense of security to their...

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  • UAE’s Military Priorities in Yemen: Counterterrorism and the South

    UAE’s Military Priorities in Yemen: Counterterrorism and the South

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have recently rebalanced their military commitment in Yemen, prioritizing counterterrorism operations against jihadi groups, in particular with regard to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (Aqap). Since March 2015,...

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  • Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy Stances in the Election Campaign

    Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy Stances in the Election Campaign

    At the Democrats’ national convention, Hillary Clinton formally became the party’s nominee in the upcoming presidential election. Her potential victory would mean less radical change in U.S. foreign policy compared to those presented by...

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  • Conventional Deterrence on NATO’s Eastern Flank after the Warsaw Summit

    Conventional Deterrence on NATO’s Eastern Flank after the Warsaw Summit

    The groundbreaking decision at the NATO Summit in Warsaw on the forward deployment of combat forces on the Eastern Flank significantly strengthens the credibility of the Alliance’s deterrence against Russian aggression. However, further...

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  • Financial Action Task Force: An Indian Perspective

    Financial Action Task Force: An Indian Perspective

    “Money laundering and the financing of terrorism are financial crimes with economic effects. They can threaten the stability of a country’s financial sector or its external stability more generally...Action to prevent and combat money laundering...

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  • A Concerning Start to the Duterte Presidency

    A Concerning Start to the Duterte Presidency

    Rodrigo Duterte, the newly minted president of the Philippines, was quick out of the gates after taking office in late June. In an executive order on July 24, Duterte established new freedom of information regulations for the executive branch by...

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  • Hypocrisy and the Afghan Detainee Scandal

    Hypocrisy and the Afghan Detainee Scandal

    Since our military withdrawal in 2014, Canadian policy in Afghanistan is defined as: advancing security, democracy, rule-of-law and human rights; empowering Afghan women and girls though education, maternal, newborn and child health; and...

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