DR DEBORAH SANDERS Last Friday, the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France met in Paris, ostensibly to discuss the ongoing crisis in eastern Ukraine. But the talks there were dominated instead by developing events in Syria. With European eyes focused on the Middle East, the conflict in Ukraine risks becoming a forgotten war. This… Read More The cost of conflict in Ukraine
By DR AMIR M KAMEL The idea that political differences between two or more actors can be improved through economic means is at the heart of the study of the International Political Economy (IPE). This notion, which is rooted in the Liberal school of thought, sets the foundations for one of the most long lasting… Read More The EU: A Model for Economic Governance?
DR CHRIS TUCK Previous Defence-in-Depth blogs have covered ‘forgotten battles’: this blog addresses the consequences of a forgotten war: the undeclared war fought between Britain and Indonesia from 1963-66, termed by the Indonesians Konfrontasi (Confrontation). Small wars often have large consequences, even if those consequences do not always impinge on western consciousness. In Jakarta, fifty… Read More The Act of Killing