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The Atlantic Slave Trade and its Lasting Impact  

Wasiq Khan

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Oct 2018
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Nov 2018
This chapter describes aspects of the transatlantic slave trade specific to regions that now comprise Nigeria and provides a review of academic research since the Second World War on the ... More

Bangladesh  

Krishnan Srinivasan and Sreeradha Datta

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2015
Bangladesh is the ultimate prize in the subcontinent for Indian foreign policy. To enjoy good relations with the world’s third largest Muslim population would immeasurably strengthen ... More

The Global South and International Security  

Rita Abrahamsen and Adam Sandor

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Mar 2018
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Apr 2018
This chapter shows how areas of the global South have moved from the periphery to the center of academic and policy debates about international security. It argues that speaking about the ... More

India’s ‘Look East’ Policy  

Amitava Acharya

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2015
India’s relationship with its eastern neighbours has evolved from pan-Asian romanticism and assertive leadership in the late 1940s and 1950s, to isolation and neglect following its defeat ... More

India’s Nepal Policy  

S. D. Muni

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2015
This chapter focuses on India’s relations with Nepal. India’s security interests and its Nepal policy have been shaped by historical legacy, geographical imperatives, and regional and ... More

India’s Policy Toward Pakistan  

Rajesh Basrur

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2015
India’s most difficult foreign policy challenge has been Pakistan. At one level, the relationship has been managed reasonably well given the fundamental contradiction between India’s ... More

India–Sri Lanka Equation: Geography as Opportunity  

V. Suryanarayan

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2015
This chapter provides an overview of India–Sri Lanka relations since the dawn of independence. Being a small country, bordering on a colossus, it is natural that Sri Lanka should entertain ... More

The Indian Ocean as India’s Ocean  

David Scott

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2015
This chapter discusses India’s role in the Indian Ocean and the role that the Indian Ocean plays in Indian foreign policy. In effect this represents a ‘look south’ policy for developing ... More

Indira Gandhi’s Foreign Policy: Hard Realism?  

Surjit Mansingh

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2015
Indira Gandhi’s foreign policy illustrates realist theory in being more attuned to power relations and pragmatic solutions than to moral principles or liberal institutions. Throughout her ... More

Intergovernmental Organizations  

Klaus Armingeon

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2010
This article elaborates the role of Intergovernmental Organizations (IO) in domestic social policy. It concentrates on the welfare state in countries which are democratic and economically ... More

Israel and the Arab World  

Itamar Rabinovich

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Nov 2018
This chapter traces and analyzes the course of the Arab-Israeli conflict from its early days to the present. What began as a Jewish-Arab conflict in and over Palestine developed in 1948 ... More

Israel and the Jewish Diaspora  

Mira Sucharov

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Sep 2018
The Israel-Diaspora relationship is characterized by mutual identity construction. Israel depends on the Diaspora for material and ideational support; some corners of the Diaspora draw on ... More

Israel and the Palestinians  

Avraham Sela

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Nov 2018
Israel’s theory and practice in the conflict with the Palestinians since the beginning of the Zionist enterprise reveals continued striving for secure and exclusive Jewish national ... More

Israel’s Global Perspective  

Colin Shindler

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Sep 2018
Zionism set out not only to establish a state of the Jews, but also to create a Jewish society, one profoundly different from the ones the immigrants had been born into. The genocide of ... More

Israel’s National Security Policy  

Chuck Freilich

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Nov 2018
Israel has responded to the uniquely harsh strategic environment it has faced ever since its establishment by developing defensive capabilities totally disproportionate to its size and has ... More

Israel’s Policy in and toward the West Bank and the Gaza Strip  

Oren Barak

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Sep 2018
This chapter discusses Israel’s policy in and toward the West Bank (and East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip from the Six-Day War (1967), when Israel occupied these areas, to the present. ... More

Israel’s Wars  

David Tal

The history of Israel is framed by wars. However, the nature of Israel’s wars has changed over time, from mainly infantry-based warfare to modern armor warfare, and from conventional ... More

The Military in Israeli Politics  

Yoram Peri

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Sep 2018
Fifty years of occupation of the Palestinian territories, changes in the nature of warfare, demographic developments, and transformation of the civilian value system have all resulted in ... More

Nigeria and the Commonwealth: Influence by Accident or Design  

Elizabeth Donnelly and Daragh Neville

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Oct 2018
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Nov 2018
This chapter examines the trajectory of Nigeria’s engagement with the Commonwealth since independence, and how domestic politics and pressures, foreign policy priorities, and shifting ... More

The Pathology of Dependency: Sino–Nigerian Relations as a Case Study  

Ian Taylor

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Oct 2018
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Nov 2018
China’s relations with Nigeria have accelerated since the 2000s, which is linked to the rise of China as a global player, its exponential economic growth and its consumption of raw ... More

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