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The Political Economy and The World Cup 2014: Why No Liberal-Democracies Will Win This Year

Jyoti Rahman explains what economists have to offer in helping work out who will win this years FIFA World Cup, why no liberal democracies will have a chance in winning and why we can blame this all on Karl Marx.

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The Impact of Drones on Democracy

The drone industry is booming as more and more nation-states begin research and development on these new age weapon’s platforms. Alcohonaa.com Editor Liam Maddrell explains the wide ranging impacts drones are having on the nation state currently deploying them more than anyone else; the United States, and how drone development threatens Democratic Peace and democracy.

Change and Continuity in Indian Foreign Policy

Shafiqur Rahman states the exigencies of domestic politics are often the driving force for large democracies to change their foreign policy, with India being no exception. In recent decades, India’s foreign policy has dramatically changed since the new collation took power. Everything indicates that power will change in the ongoing Loksobha Election, but whether neighbouring Bangladesh will see any substantial change in policy from Delhi will depend on whether the new government finds change to be expedient.