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Updated by Globalisation Café on Oct 23, 2015
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Here is a list of some of the best websites for globalisation, international relations and international studies. Please suggest your own!

Homepage - International Crisis Group

The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

There is much more drama in the run-up to Georgia's presidential election than anticipated. Georgians could wake up to a big political mess next week.

Council on Foreign Relations

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. provides daily analysis of foreign policy issues and content from Foreign Affairs magazine.

The Economist - World News, Politics, Economics, Business & Finance

Authoritative weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinion.


This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to by Sunday night of every week.]


Today, 25th October, marks the tenth anniversary of the arrest of Mikhail Borisovich Khodorkovsky, now Russia's most famous political prisoner. He speaks to openDemocracy from prison.

Stephen M. Walt

Because the United States is not a Middle Eastern power -- a geographic reality we sometimes forget -- and because its primary goal is the preservation of a regional balance of power, it has the luxury of playing "hard to get."


Palestinian leaders have not activated Palestine's UNESCO membership despite the costly battle to join and even though it could help rebalance the skewed Israeli-Palestinian power dynamic. Al-Shabaka Guest Author Valentina Azarov and Policy Member Nidal Sliman review the assaults on Palestinian cultural heritage and set out the significant practical advantages of UNESCO membership, including reasserting sovereignty over Palestinian land and sea and obliging third states to hold Israel accountable.

War in Context - ... with attention to the unseen

News, analysis and opinion with occasional editorials by Paul Woodward.

Open Culture - The Best Free Cultural and Educational Media on the Web.

We Wes Anderson-watchers have only just begun eagerly anticipating the The Grand Budapest Hotel, the director's next live-action film staring Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, and newcomer Tony Revolori (and featuring, need we even add, a certain Bill Murray).

European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR conducts research and promotes informed debate across Europe on the development of a coherent and effective European foreign policy.

Syria Deeply - Syria News

For a country that produces over 450 kinds of Swiss cheese, it seems apropos to host a conference that has as many holes as its namesake product. Those who have long counseled against the United States taking control of the arming of Syrian opposition forces have recently updated their argument: it is now simply too late for Washington to do anything useful, even if it wanted to.

+972 Magazine | Independent commentary and news from Israel & Palestine

972 is an independent, blog-based web magazine. It was launched in August 2010, resulting from a merger of a number of popular English-language blogs dealing with life and politics in Israel and Palestine.

Marc Lynch

On its own, the decision will have only a marginal impact on the Syrian war -- the real risks lie in what steps might follow when it fails. The significant moves to arm the rebels began last year, with or without open American participation.

Ramallah Cafe

An excerpt, published in Granta, from Children of the Stones (working title), my forthcoming book (Bloomsbury, 2014) about making music under occupation in Palestine. Much of the book focuses on Ramzi Aburedwan, a child of the first Palestinian intifada, whose Al Kamandjati music center serves hundreds of Palestinian children in the West Bank and refugee camps in Lebanon.




The Brookings Institution is a private nonprofit organization devoted to independent research and innovative policy solutions. For nearly 100 years, Brookings has analyzed current and emerging issues and produced new ideas that matter-for the nation and the world.

TYT Network - The Largest Online News Show in the World.

A follow up discussion on coed bathroom etiquette. Is shaving allowed, ladies? Burping is acceptable. It has been decreed. Help TYT Build a new studio by supporting our Indiegogo Campaign! CLICK here: Thank you! ... [Read More...]

Chatham House: Independent thinking on international affairs |

Home of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House is an independent policy institute based in London. A source of independent analysis and ideas for decision-makers in government and the private sector, Chatham House is also a forum for informed debate of the most pressing challenges to global security and prosperity.

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A network for East Asia scholars and enthusiasts, offers a space to share approaches to social science and area studies.

Latest news, sport and comment from the Guardian | The Guardian

Latest news, sport, business, comment, analysis and reviews from the Guardian, the world's leading liberal voice

The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide News | Newspaper

The latest in UK News and World News from The Independent. Wide range of international and local news, sports news, commentary and opinion pieces. Independent News - Breaking news that matters. Your daily comprehensive news source - The Independent Newspaper - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph - Telegraph

Latest news, business, sport, comment, lifestyle and culture from the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph newspapers and video from Telegraph TV.




The Financial Times brings you the latest economic and political news from around the world

Exclusive Opinion, Commentary and Op-ed from today's Top Economists and Public Intellectuals - Project Syndicate

The highest-quality commentary and analysis from the world's most distinguished voices.