Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

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208 pp., 7 x 10
ISBN: 9781626167315 (1626167311)

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Georgetown Journal of International Affairs
Fall 2019
Volume 20
Dane Alivarius and Cristine Pedersen, Editors

The Georgetown Journal of International Affairs is the official publication of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Each issue of the journal provides readers with a diverse array of timely, peer-reviewed content penned by top policymakers, business leaders, and academic luminaries. The Journal takes a holistic approach to international affairs and features a Forum that offers focused analysis on a key topic with each new issue.
This issue celebrates the one hundredth anniversary of the Walsh School of Foreign Service with a look back at the last century of international affairs and a look ahead at some of the challenges of the next one hundred years.

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Editors' Note

A Note on the Centennial of the School of Foreign Service
Joel S. Hellman, dean of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

Forum: 100 Years Past, 100 Years Forward

Extending the American Century: Revisiting the Social Contract
Jahara Matisek, Travis Robison, and Buddhika Jayamaha

Human Rights: Progress, Opportunities and Challenges
Nicole Bibbins Sedaca and Kerry Kennedy

Overcoming Business as Usual: The Past and Future of Legal Barriers to Women's Empowerment
Lisa L. Bhansali

Armed Non-State Actors and the Challenge of 21st Century State Building
Ariel I. Ahram

US Diplomacy on Refugees and Migrants: Inside Recent History
Anne C. Richard


Chuck Hagel, Former US Secretary of Defense

Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice, Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Former President of Ireland

Kenneth Pollack, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute

Jody Olsen, Director of the US Peace Corps

Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and former US Ambassador for Global Women's Issues

Conflict & Security

What is Space Security and Why Does it Matter?
Kaitlyn Johnson

Four Dates That Have Shaped Today's Middle East and What They Mean for Policy
Paul Salem

Geopolitics and Salafi-Jihadist Strategy
Ali Soufan

Global Governance

Is Post-1945 Europe an Aberration?
Judy Dempsey

Foreign Electoral Interference: Past, Present, and Future
Vasu Mohan and Alan Wall

Europeanization of the Balkans, or Balkanization of Europe?
Vasko Naumovski

Business & Economics

Economic Sanctions: Past, Present, and Future
Daniel P. Ahn

China's Fragile Economy: A Story of Declining Productivity and Growing Debt
Paul Armstrong-Taylor

Society and Culture

South Korean Perceptions of Unification: Evidence from an Experimental Survey
Timothy S. Rich

Book Reviews

Weed-Whacking: The Twilight of the Liberal World Order, a Review of Robert Kagan's Book
The Jungle Grows Back
Adam Kline

The Makings of a Leader, a Review of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Book
Leadership in Turbulent Times
Madison Stern

Late Blooming: Versailles' Necessary Contemporary Reevaluation, a Review of Alan Sharp's Book
Versailles 1919: A Centennial Perspective
Bobby Vogel

The Problem at Hand: Dignity and the Psychology of Nationalism, a Review of Francis Fukuyama's Book
Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment
Grace Rademacher

Science & Technology

A Century of Influenza: Is the World Prepared for the Next Pandemic?
Michael A. Stoto
Robots and International Economic Development
Robert D. Atkinson

Human Rights & Development

Together or Separately: The Human Face of Displacement Analytics
Laura E. Bailey and Sarah Linh Bailey Kuehne

Repackaged Authoritarian Policies: Kazakhstan's "New" Version of Media Controls
Peter Gross

Escape from the Gaza Submarine: Toward Ending an Avoidable Tragedy
Donald Macintyre