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A Development Journey: Non-stop from the Northern Triangle of Central America to Denmark?

Review of: Neil Shenai, Escaping the Governance Trap:Economic Reform in the Northern Triangle, (Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Pivot, 2022). Escaping the Governance Trap by Neil Shenai arrives at a perfect time to enrich a renewed wave of scholarly interest about development issues in the Northern Triangle countries of Latin America (El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras). While […]

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Book Review: Aid Imperium by Salvador Santino F. Regilme Jr.

Review of: Aid imperium: United States Foreign Policy and Human Rights in Post-Cold War Southeast Asia by Salvador Santino F. Regilme Jr. University of Michigan Press, 2021. How does foreign aid affect recipient nations’ human rights conditions? What determines whether foreign aid will strengthen or undermine civil liberties? In his book Aid imperium: United States […]

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Review: Robert Vitalis’ Oilcraft: The Myths of Scarcity and Security that Haunt U.S. Energy Policy

Of all the myths and fabrications that exist in political discourse, few are more stubbornly persistent than the scarcity of resources and the policies supposedly needed to control them. Today, that discourse has converged around one definitive commodity: oil. The omnipresence of oil in the modern economy is eclipsed only by the persistent belief in […]

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Available on Project Muse: The SAIS Review’s Latest Print Issue, Conflict in the Fifth Domain

We are excited to announce that you can now view our 41.2 issue, Conflict in the Fifth Domain, online at Project Muse. A variety of public and private sector experts contributed to this timely issue on cybersecurity, including discussions on national security strategies, and global governance of cyberspace, cybersecurity in foreign policy. This issue also […]

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Review: Sugata Bose and Ayesha Jalal (Eds.) Kashmir and the Future of South Asia

Kashmir and the Future of South Asia edited by Sugata Bose and Ayesha Jalal examines the Kashmir crisis from a people-centered approach using a framework of state sovereignty and national security. The authors use the Kashmir crisis to illustrate how internal wars of partition continue to haunt South Asia as a result of its colonial […]

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Now Available: The SAIS Review’s Newest Issue on the Intersection of Gender and International Affairs

We are thrilled to share that our 41.1 issue, Who Runs The World: A Look at Gender in International Affairs, is now available on Project Muse. This issue highlights the vital yet underrepresented perspectives contributed by women and other people who do not identify as cis-gendered men to national and international policy. In presenting this […]

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SAIS Review’s Newest Issue ‘The Revolution Will Be Televised: A Decade of Global Protest’ Available Online

We are excited to announce that our 40.2 issue, The Revolution Will Be Televised: A Decade of Global Protest, is now available on Project Muse. This issue examines more than the fundamental social and political reasons behind protest movements; it studies the intersection of time, place, and audience and how these factors influence the development […]

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Dapiran Observes a City on the Edge

In the waning days of Hong Kong’s 2014 student-lead Umbrella Movement, a hanging black banner read a prophetic message: We’ll Be Back. In 2019, those words came to fruition. The controversial introduction of a proposed extradition bill, allowing individuals in Hong Kong to face trial in Mainland Chinese courts, rocked the city and drew hundreds […]

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Evaluating the Nature of the Putin Regime: A Book Review of Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took on the West

In her book, Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took on the West, former British investigative journalist Catherine Belton argues that the former KGB officer is determined to continue the Cold War in order to crush the West. The article evaluates Belton’s claims and logic on the nature of Putin’s regime.

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SAIS Review’s Newest Issue ‘Ex Amicitia Pax: Diplomacy in Action’ Available Online

We are excited to announce that our 40.1 issue, Ex Amicitia Pax, is now available on Project Muse. This issue seeks to address the topic of diplomacy and its role in the 21st century and to discuss the means by which countries exercise diplomatic power and develop diplomatic capacity to achieve their foreign policy objectives. […]