Volume 1, Issue 2: Winter/Spring 2006

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ROUNDTABLES

Turkey’s EU Accession: The Long Road from Ankara to Brussels
Burak Akçapar and Denis Chaibi

Despite optimism following the EU’s opening of accession negotiations, Turkey’s future in Europe remains unsettled. Two experts weigh in on the key issues.

 

The U.S. Relationship with the United Nations
Carol Bellamy, David Morrison, Christopher Shays

Three leading voices discuss the need for UN reform and the organization’s relationship with the United States.

 

 

 

 

ARTICLES

The World Bank’s Decade for Africa: A New Dawn for Development Aid?
By Korinna Horta

To speed development in Africa, the World Bank needs to help build institutional capacity and address its own institutional drive to lend without accountability, Korinna Horta contends.

 

Morgenthau’s Unrealistic Realism
By Robert Kaufman

Robert Kaufman argues that Hans Morgenthau’s brand of realism is insightful but insufficient as a guide for U.S. foreign policy.

 

John Howard, Australia and the Coalition of the Willing
By Joseph M. Siracusa

Joseph M. Siracusa chronicles John Howard’s effort to balance the renewed U.S.-Australia alliance with regional relations and the economic impreative of engaging with ascendant China.

 

A Chinese Revolution in Military Affairs?
By Jason Kelly

Citing rigid bureaucratic constraints, Jason Kelly casts doubt on China’s prospects for producing a genuine revolution in military affairs.

 

Politicizing U.S. Refugee Policy Toward North Korea
By Nicole Hallett

Nicole Hallett sees the North Korean Human Rights Act as a vivid example of the use of refugee and human rights policy in pursuit of political ends.

 

Legitimacy, Representation, and Accountability: A Proposal for UN Security Council Reform
By Jean Krasno

Jean Krasno suggests adding four-year, renewable seats to make the UN Security Council a more representative body.

 

Views of the Holocaust in Arab Media and Public Discourse
By Stephen Wicken

Stephen Wicken looks beyond the latest round of Holocaust denials in the Middle East to explore the diverse views in the Arab debate over the Holocaust.

 

A Framework for Strengthening U.S. Intelligence
By Loch K. Johnson

Lock K. Johnson lays out the challenges facing the U.S. intelligence community and offers guidance for reforms at each stage of the intelligence cycle.

 

Gacaca Courts in Rwanda: Explaining Divisions within the Human Rights Community
By Anuradha Chakravarty

Through a case study of Rwanda, Anuradha Chakravarty identifies differing strategies of engagement by transnational human rights organizations.

 

The Alliance of George W. Bush and Fidel Castro? Reassessing Perceptions and Consequences of U.S. Policy in Cuba
By Lillian Guerra

Lillian Guerra evaluates the view in Cuba that the Bush administration and Fidel Castro are serving each other’s political interests.

 

 

 

BOOK REVIEWS

Modernization, Democracy, and Islam
Edited by Shireen T. Hunter and Huma Malik

Reviewed by Sean L. Yom

 

The Absent Minded Imperialists: What the British Really Though About Empire

By Bernard Porter

Reviewed by Haydon Cherry

 

Northeast Asia’s Stunted Regionalism: Bilateral Distrust in the Shadow of Globalization
By Gilbert Rozman

Reviewed by Logan Wright

 

East Asian Economic Regionalism
By Edward J. Lincoln

Reviewed by Ulrich Volz

 

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2 thoughts on “Volume 1, Issue 2: Winter/Spring 2006

  1. Abel Dembele says:

    Your publication is interesting and objective. I explore a lot theorical analysis that help me to write my dissertation. I Will submit One article to your review for publication.
    All the best,
    Abel

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