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A New Pivot To Asia
AS HE TAKES A FRESH LOOK AT WASHINGTON’S CHINA strategy, President-elect Joe Biden faces hard choices. China has become a powerful challenger to the United States’ post-World War II global primacy. To make matters worse, the political coalition that
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Film Production Paradise
From the the big screen, to the small screen and the games console screen, Iceland’s vibrant creative industries ecosystem is being showcased more than ever before, with its beautiful environment and creative talent pool flying the flag around the wo
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The Next 50 Years Of Foreign Policy
“The United States has wasted $5 trillion fighting its post-9/11 wars. In the same period, the American working classes have suffered. This money should be spent on them.” —Kishore Mahbubani, author of Has China Won? “The United States will need a mo
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On Asia
The conflict between North and South Korea has remained virtually unchanged since the end of the Korean War, despite important shifts in global and regional power alignments. The United States has contributed to this stalemate in Korea by maintaining
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The Perils Of Predictions
1 IN A WORLD DEFINED BY SCARCITY, there will always be a bountiful harvest of bad predictions about the future. This is true for both foreign policy and FOREIGN POLICY alike. In January 1989, East Germany’s leader, Erich Honecker, declared that the B
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Inside Joe Biden’s Brain
DECEMBER 1970 MUST HAVE SEEMED an io magazine on international affairs. The fighting in Vietnam ground on, even expanding into Cambodia and Laos, with little to show for U.S. President Richard Nixon’s policy of Vietnamiza-toaecvsor Henry Kissinger’s
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Featured Contributors
Kelebogile Zvobgo is the founder and director of the International Justice Lab at William & Mary and a Ph.D. candidate in political science and international relations at the University of Southern California. C. Raja Mohan is the director of the Nat
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Major Investment To Improve Gateways
Like other island nations, excellent transport infrastructure and air and sea portals for passengers and freight are prerequisites for robust economic growth, with Iceland no exception to this rule, even against the backdrop of a pandemic that has sl
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When Foreign Policy Went Wrong.
1 IN U.S. FOREIGN POLICY, IT ISN ALWAYS EASY to suss out good ideas from bad. Some bad ideas masquerade as neutral fact, only to be exposed later on. Others worm their way into strategic doctrines, guiding a wide range of policies that long outlast t
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The Human Element
One of the huge challenges humanity faces is the eradication of poverty. This is a common goal that involves all the countries and no one should be indifferent. The international community showed its shared will to overcome this challenge when the Un
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After The Coronavirus
ONE YEAR AFTER COVID-19 BEGAN ITS RELENTLESS SPREAD across the world, the contours of a global order reshaped by the pandemic are slowly starting to emerge. This much we know: Just as the virus has shattered lives, disrupted economies, and changed el
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On Nationalism
The end of the Cold War is not a panacea. Dangers lie ahead. An explosive mixture of nationalism and internationalism most seriously threatens history’s recent gains. —Kim Dae-jung It is much easier to mobilize society behind a real or imagined natio
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From The Editor
FIFTY YEARS AGO THIS WINTER, a Harvard professor named Samuel P. Huntington and a wealthy diplomat and investment banker named Warren Demian Manshel decided to start a new journal. The United States, they worried, was on the brink of a crisis—a whole
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“Transparency Is The Gateway To A Better Future.”
VICE PRESIDENT STRATEGIC & SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATIONS, PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL Coming from the pharmaceutical industry, I had never thought I’d join a tobacco company. But I was a smoker — so when Philip Morris International (PMI) asked me to work
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On Democracy
The global expansion of democracy does not mean that we are at the end of history but rather that we have reached a critical turning point in history. —Larry Diamond If people believe that government is incompetent and cannot be trusted, they are les
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Innovation Island
Iceland’s increasing presence on the world stage in a broad range of sectors is testament to its excellent education that nurtures young minds and encourages them to explore creative and original ways of thinking and problem solving. The largest and
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Banking Sector Enjoys Remarkable Recovery
Over the past decade, a bright new dawn has greeted the Icelandic banking sector following its impressive recovery from the dark days of the 2008 global financial crisis. Although unprecedented at the time, the government’s decision not to nationaliz
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Creating Global Leaders for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Dean and Director General, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University Take a virtual tour through the new headquarters of Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University, and the educational philosophy becom
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The Perfect Destination To Live And Work Remotely
With its white-sanded beaches, clear blue seas, renowned cuisine and relaxed, welcoming lifestyle, the Cayman Islands is a favorite destination for luxurious short vacations. Now, the Caribbean paradise is offering the world’s remote-working professi
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On New Presidents
In large part, the Nixon Doctrine is an attempt to respond both to changed international as well as domestic conditions. Its object is to preserve as well as give some new meaning to America’s continued involvement in the world. —Zbigniew Brzezinski
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“Trust In Your Scientific Instincts And Never Stop Moving Forward.”
DIRECTOR SYSTEMS TOXICOLOGY, PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL I’ve studied biology, biochemistry, math, and computer science, and received my doctorate from Cambridge University. In 2008, when I learned Philip Morris International (PMI) was building a new
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Deep Learning, Essential Skills, Experience Keep Graduates Nimble for a Changing World
Dean, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University In a fast-moving world where violent conflicts and environmental problems quickly spill across borders, Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) prep
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On Inequality
Development is not an issue of the past. More than 1 billion people live in absolute poverty, literally on the brink of starvation. The gap between rich and poor is widening, within as well as among countries. —Boutros Boutros-Ghali Ironically, inequ
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Fisheries Catches The Eye
Boasting some of the world’s finest fishing waters, Iceland’s seafood industry has a long, rich and proud heritage built on traditional techniques, but is moving with the times by embracing modernization and efficient methods through the twin channel
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Program Directory
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Leaders In Graduate Education International Affairs
Effective training for future international affairs leaders must ensure that students learn how to be adaptable, according to Professor Daniel Drezner at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. Drezner quotes philosopher Isaiah Berlin, who different
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The First Draft Of History
HALF A CENTURY AGO, THE LEGION OF FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS who would inspire a generation of successors arrived in Saigon to report on a complicated and dangerous war in Vietnam. Unlike most journalists today, those arriving in the South Vietnamese cap
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Growth That Benefits All
For Nico Hansen, 60, a retired Luxembourg policeman, a sightseeing trip to Hechi city in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region in 2015 was a life-changing experience. Hansen said was over-whelmed by the unique karst landscape, and shocked by the poverty i
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Understanding History and a Multidisciplinary Approach Are Key to Navigating the 21st Century
Professor of International Politics, The Fletcher School, Tufts University Barely a fifth of the way through the 21st century, we have experienced a host of catastrophes, among them a global financial crisis, Hurricane Katrina, the effects of climate
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