International Relations series

by tom mcivor

AIIB Analysis

The Chinese originated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was founded on January 16th, 2016.[1] The AIIB’s purpose is to mobilize the financial resources to promote connectivity, sustainable economic development, and infrastructure investment primarily in...

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Is Religion an Accelerant of Terrorism?

On balance, religion does act as an accelerant to conflict that often leads to terrorism. This is because through selective interpretation, some people are pushed beyond peaceful means and toward dreadful acts of violence....

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Neoliberalism and the GFC (2008)

Globalisation and the ascendancy of neoliberal policies underpinned the multiplicity of causes that led to the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC). The global governance system failed to prevent this disaster because it inadequately dealt...

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Inadequacy of Global Governance

The current global governance system is not good enough to deal with the issues confronting the international community. Rather, positive elements of the global structure are overshadowed by its downfalls, and it is clear...

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