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European Union’s Role in the Maritime Security in Africa

António Gonçalves Alexandre Associate Researcher at the Research and Development Centre of the Military University Institute (Portugal), amgalexandre527@hotmail.com ABSTRACT The European Union depends on safe oceans for economic development, free trade, transport, energy security, tourism and a good marine environment. Maritime security stresses the importance of protecting the maritime domain from numerous threats, including disputes between states and various forms of transnational crime, but also the need to ensure a […]

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Climate Change: A Global Governance Challenge, Requiring Local Specific Responses – The Challenge of Formulating a Successful Response at The Appropriate Governance Level

Christian Ploberger Senior Lecturer, Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan-Ok, plobchr@gmail.com ABSTRACT While Climate Change is a global phenomenon, the impact it generates is locally specific. Take, for example, the issue of sea-level rise. While we can identify a general process of sea-level rise, some localities are facing stronger impacts than others; this applies not only to island nations but also to coastal areas and coastal cities, including several so-called Megacities. […]

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Adaptation of Law and Policy in an Aged Society: Guardianship Law and People’s Behavioural Pattern

Yukio Sakurai Independent Researcher, yukio1887@gmail.com ABSTRACT This essay reviews some typologies of people’s behavioural patterns and examines relationships between guardianship laws and policies and people’s behavioural patterns in Japan and the State of Victoria. Through such analysis, a consideration regarding the adaptation of law and policy in an aged society is addressed. By reviewing people’s behavioural patterns in these two states, two keywords appear essential in practice under the guardianship […]

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Clarifying China’s Rise Puzzle: Comparison of the Modernisation and Primacy of Institutions Theories

Ekrem Ok Department of Internationa Relations, Institute of Social Sciences, Karadeniz Technical University, ekremok.erz@gmail.com ABSTRACT Academics show great interest in the progress of countries and the disparities between developing and developed countries. This is grounded on a belief that the change in the number of developed/developing countries may play a significant role in determining the future of the international system. Therefore, China’s rise has a vital place in the study […]

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The Evaluation of the UN Peacekeeping Operations: Successes or Failures?

Mehmet Sirin Ogurlu & Rahman Dag ogurlu538@gmail.com & rahman.dag@beun.edu.tr ABSTRACT The United Nations Peacekeeping Forces are the forces tasked in order to end conflicts or impede potential conflicts from emerging. Forces’ main aims are among with variety to their relationship with the conflict, fundamentally can be regarded as ending the conflict and protecting the civilians. Troops deployed to conflict zones may change unsteadiness at success and failure related to the […]

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The Representation of the Iranian Nuclear Program in the American Media

Mikail Ugus & Fatma Dogrusozlu mikailugus@sakarya.edu.tr & fatma.dogrusozlu@ogr.sakarya.edu.tr, ORCID: 0000-0003-4283-7709 ABSTRACT This article aims to unfold what sort of ideological representation the Iranian nuclear program has had in two of America’s predominant newspapers, the New York Times and the Washington Post (through their headlines). The study, which sets out for this objective, concentrates on Edward Said’s work titled “Orientalism”, an exclusive theorist of post-colonial theory. In other words, this article […]

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The 25th Issue of The Rest: Journal of Politics and Development is Out Now!

The 25th issue of the rest: journal of politics and development is out now. Download the issue here… TABLE OF CONTENTS Research Articles A Future Projection of Post-Covid-19 in Japan: Universal Values and International Cooperation By Yukio Sakurai  Russia’s Ukraine Revanchism: Dugin, Neo-Eurasianism, and the Emerging World Order By Mohammad Ali Zafar Political and Economic Relations between the People’s Republic of China and Turkey By Orazio Gnerre Conceptual Analysis of Censorship […]

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A Future Projection of Post-Covid-19 in Japan: Universal Values and International Cooperation

Yukio Sakurai Independent Researcher, yukio1887@gmail.com ABSTRACT This essay aims to clarify the most popular impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and examine a future projection of Post-COVID-19 in Japan. This is based on interdisciplinary studies, particularly the literature survey on global governance in English and Japanese. Japan has consistently lived after WWII under the principles of freedom, democracy, human rights, and the rule of law. Given the challenges caused by the […]

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Russia’s Ukraine Revanchism: Dugin, Neo-Eurasianism, and the Emerging World Order

Mohammad Ali Zafar Research Scholar and Student of International Relations at the National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad, Pakistan, alizafar100y@yahoo.com ABSTRACT The Ukrainian conflict has paved the way to re-examine the geopolitical implications of Russian Neo-Eurasianism, which has challenged the Liberal International Order. The implications of such a development will have global implications for Russia. Indications of Putin’s renewed mission, infused by re-strategising the Russian position in Eurasia coupled with cultural […]