International Relations

The Effectiveness of the European Neighbourhood Policy

18 Apr , 2013  

EU Neighbourhood Policy

Launched by the European Union (EU) in 2004, the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) has provoked a vast array of academic enquiry and commentary.  Amongst the various contributors to this literature, there is widespread acknowledgement that the ENP has at best been only partially effective (Freyburg et al., 2009; Belchev and Nicolaides, 2010).  The point of […]

International Relations

The effects of 9/11 on US Foreign Policy

18 Apr , 2013  

Effects of 9/11 on US foreign policy - Eddie Copeland

An essay exploring the short, medium and long term effects of the events of 9/11 on American foreign policy. ‘In the context of US politics, 9/11 was so far-reaching and catastrophic that it flipped the political world upside down; put new issues on the agenda; and changed the political, cultural and economic climate… overnight’. This […]

International Relations

Four Competing Conceptions of Indian Identity

18 Apr , 2013  

Indian National Identity - Eddie Copeland

‘There is not, and never was an India… possessing according to European ideas, any sort of unity… political, social or religious; no nation, no “people of India”.’ John Strachey, 1885 The opinion expressed above by former Labour MP, John Strachey, may well have accorded with the attitudes of many of his countrymen during the period of […]

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