Interview with Joseph Stiglitz
On April 20, 2008 Joseph Stiglitz, a professor at Columbia University and recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001, met with YJIA Editors Alexander Besant and William Ko to discuss some of the themes raised in his most recent book, The Three Trillion Dollar War, co-authored with Harvard Kennedy School of Government Professor Linda J. Bilmes.
Interview with Ambassador Irakli Alasania
In an interview with YJIA, Georgia’s Ambassador to the United Nations answers pertinent questions pertaining to Georgia’s national sovereignty, bilateral relations with neighboring countries, and its current and future role in the United Nations and North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Interview with Representative Jaushieh Joseph Wu
Taiwan’s Representative to the United States (2007-2008) Jaushieh Joseph Wu discusses relevant issues in Taiwanese foreign policy.
Achieving Reconciliation in Divided Societies: Comparing the Approaches in Timor-Leste, South Africa and Rwanda
By Jeremy Sarkin
Jeremy Sarkin argues that post-conflict states should place greater emphasis on their own historical and economic circumstances rather than rely on truth commissions.
By Sherrill Brown Wells and Samuel F. Wells, Jr.
Sherrill Brown Wells and Samuel F. Wells, Jr. examine the major economic initiatives taken by West Germany that led to the formation of the present-day European Union.
By Eric Reeves
Eric Reeves investigates the effectiveness of the United Nations’ Genocide Convention with respect to the ongoing conflict in Darfur.
By Alexis Arieff
Alexis Arieff assesses Somaliland’s international status and diplomatic ties in the context of the evolving international standards of statehood and the shift- ing geopolitical terrain of the U.S.’s “War on Terror.”
Modeling European Security and Defence Policy: Strategic Enablement, National Sovereignty and Differential Atlanticism
By David Blagden
David Blagden explores the underlying drivers of the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) and presents a model to explain how questions of national sovereignty, regionalism and U.S.-E.U. relations influence the ESDP’s organizational trajectory.
By Michael Chertoff
Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff identifies the contemporary threats to American national security and provides six initiatives on how to mitigate these dangers.
By Bryan Groves
Bryan Groves addresses the present status of Muslims in France and proposes some potential resolutions.