There’s still time to negotiate

Giving up on international negotiations over the Iranian nuclear issue would be a tragic mistake, write Dani Nedal and Nicholas J. Wheeler. This article is part of our securities studies research agenda series. Optimism regarding nuclear negotiations between the P5+1 (China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States and Germany) and Iran has come and gone, and now … Continue reading “There’s still time to negotiate”

Sudan and South Sudan’s unresolved post-independence issues

Little more than a year after its secession from Sudan, South Sudan remains crippled by twin economic and security crises. Leaders north and south of the new international border need to rise to the challenge of reaching a comprehensive settlement, writes Professor Stefan Wolff. This article is part of our securities studies research agenda series.  The … Continue reading “Sudan and South Sudan’s unresolved post-independence issues”

R2P: Implications for World Order (Part 1)

The West’s intervention in Libya and the on-going violence in Syria have placed a renewed spotlight on the principle of the responsibility to protect (R2P) human life. In this first post of a two part series, Dr Edward Newman argues that far from emerging into an new international ‘norm’, R2P is exposing fissures in a changing … Continue reading “R2P: Implications for World Order (Part 1)”