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Sep 20 2016

Remittances and Walls by Covadonga Meseguer

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In one of the many boutades that candidate Donald Trump has provided us with during his campaign, he proposed to force Mexico to pay $5–$10bn for the construction of the border wall as a condition for the flow of remittances … Continue reading

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Jun 21 2016

LSE-Waseda University PhD Exchange Programme 2016

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I am a third year Ph.D. student in the Department of International Relations, interested in International Political Economy, particularly on Korea and Japan’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). I am currently on an exchange programme at Waseda University, Graduate School of … Continue reading

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May 10 2016

Do Britons and other Europeans disagree on policy issues? The answer might surprise you.

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This article originally appeared in the LSE BrexitVote blog – read the original here. Eurosceptics in the UK and elsewhere often argue that the EU subverts democracy by forcing countries with different values and economic systems to follow the same rules. The … Continue reading

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Apr 16 2014

Tomila Lankina: What Putin gets about soft power

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Tomila Lankina, associate professor in International Relations, and PhD student Kinga Niemczyk, co-wrote a guest blogpost for the Washington Post political blogs forum ‘The Monkey Cage’ on 15 April 2014 in which they talk about Russia’s hard and soft power. … Continue reading

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Apr 1 2014

Tarak Barkawi: The Globalisation of the Hollywood War Film

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For a long time, people in other countries had to watch American war films. Now they are making their own. Recently, Russia and Germany have produced dueling filmic visions of their great contest in World War II. Paid for with … Continue reading

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Mar 11 2014

Tomila Lankina: Why Crimea Might Be Worse Off Under Russian Rule

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Tomila Lankina, associate professor in International Relations, wrote a guest blogpost for the Washington Post political blogs forum ‘The Monkey Cage’ on 9 March 2014 in which she talks about why Crimea might be worse off under Russian rule. You … Continue reading

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Dec 17 2013

Tomila Lankina: interview on the Ukrainian situation

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Tomila Lankina, associate professor in International Relations, recently gave an interview on the Ukrainian situation to CNBC in which she says that by leaving for a scheduled trip to China, the Ukrainian president is signalling he feels secure. You can … Continue reading

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Nov 28 2013

Katerina Dalacoura: Iran’s Diplomacy shows a recognition of its decline

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Dr Katerina Dalacoura, Associate Professor in the International Relations Department, recently published an article in the Financial Times (21 October 2013) looking at Iran’s recent change in foreign policy. Iran’s Diplomacy shows a recognition of its decline

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Nov 19 2013

Sandy Brian Hager: Treasury ownership marks wealth divide

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Dr Sandy Hager, Fellow in International Political Economy in the International Relations Department, recently contributed to an article in the Financial Times (14 November 2013) looking at US public debt which discusses his PhD research at length. Treasury ownership marks … Continue reading

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Oct 10 2013

Peter Trubowitz: US shutdown has a hefty international price tag

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Professor Peter Trubowitz recently published an article in The Conversation about the US shutdown and its international implications. US shutdown has a hefty international price tag

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