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BREAKING NEWS: Crimea’s Domino Effect as Nations around the World Use Precedent

BREAKING NEWS: Crimea’s Domino Effect as Nations around the World Use Precedent

Crimea "precedent" leads to a series of long-desired land grabs by otherwise peaceful nations. Developing crises covered exclusively by the Foreign Affairs Review...
Editorial: The Price of Victory in Ukraine

Editorial: The Price of Victory in Ukraine

When a trio of EU foreign ministers brokered a deal between President Yanukovych and the Ukrainian opposition last Friday, the President thought he was signing up for constitutional reform, power sharing and early elections. He should have read the fine print: *side effects may include an immediate coup, impeachment and arrest.
The Gilded Age of Russia's Foreign Policy

The Gilded Age of Russia’s Foreign Policy

But if we concede that Putin has won the two major geopolitical battles of the year, let us also ask: what is it that he’s won? When the race is finished and the medals awarded, the two gilded medals around President Putin’s neck bear the likenesses of Viktor Yanukovych and Bashar al-Assad. If that’s what...
IR Professor Interview Series: Rick Fawn

IR Professor Interview Series: Rick Fawn

In the final IR Professor interview of the Fall semester, the Editor-in-Chief sat down with Senior Lecturer Rick Fawn, who specialises on security and democracy in Central and Eastern Europe.  If you enjoy this interview, be sure to listen to the much longer unedited audio at the bottom of the page. FAR: Can you tell...
Invitation from the Editor-in-Chief

Invitation from the Editor-in-Chief

On behalf of the Foreign Affairs Society and the Review, I am delighted to invite you to the return of The Ambassadors Ball in honour of the University of St Andrews’ 600th anniversary. Join us on 19th October at Younger Hall for a phenomenally elegant night of socialising, drinking, and dancing that cannot be missed....
What's New with the Foreign Affairs Review

What’s New with the Foreign Affairs Review

Welcome back to the Foreign Affairs Review! We have been on hiatus for the summer months, but we have not been idle. The Foreign Affairs Review is proud to bring you a number of innovations and improvements in our second year. Have a look: