Prince Sa’ud Al Faysal, who served as Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs for forty years, passed away on July 9, 2015. In this article an American Professor Mark N. Katz remembers his meeting about Soviet Union with Prince Saud during cold war period.
In this timely analysis of the current situation facing Greece, Jon Kofas argues that the current Greek regime stands little chance against the German-IMF led neoliberal alliance and their desire for further austerity in the beleaguered nation.
Ray Hudson Posse shares how he never paid for his attendance at the recent conference of the British International Studies Association (BISA) in London . He faked his conference badge and just walked in to make a point about academic conferences. He argues: “The way in which the structures of academia are chewing up and spitting out the next generation of scholars-with-no-future is most clearly expressed in the ‘conference trap’, characterised by a double-fuckery – those most in need of attending are precisely those most priced out.”
Felix K.Chang presents the modernisation scenario within the militaries of the East Asian countries.
Mubashar Hasan presents initial findings from research that explores the global drivers of Bangladesh’s ‘boat people’.
What the ‘Sudir Incident’ shows us, according to Arafat Kabir, is that a healthy dose of professionalism can shield cricket from unnecessary squabbles.
In the wake of the shocking events in Charleston, North Carolina, Jonathan Byrd makes a simple plea to his fellow statesmen: Take it down.