Journal of Political Science and International Relations

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2023

  • The EU Addressing the Challenge of Contested Statehood

    Eleni Chytopoulou

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 64-79
    Received: Jun. 24, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 13, 2023
    Published: Jul. 31, 2023
    Abstract: The E. U.’s role as an international player began to upgrade alongside the effort to coordinate its external action by adopting a common foreign and security policy (CFSP). In this context, the EU has developed a wide range of policies and policy instruments that fall within its areas of legislative competence and extend from external trade and bil... Show More
  • The Unpredictability of US Foreign Policy in the Middle East: The Increase and the Impact on the Region’s Security

    Fouad Touzani

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 80-86
    Received: Jul. 21, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 09, 2023
    Published: Aug. 22, 2023
    Abstract: This paper discusses the (un)predictability of US foreign policy in the MENA region and the impact of this (un)predictability on the region’s (in)security in the light of some IR approaches with a focus on Iran's nuclear program during the presidencies of Barack Obama and Donald Trump. The analysis of Obama’s and Tump’s policies towards Iran’s nucl... Show More
  • The Post-1990s Water Diplomacy in Eastern Nile Basin: Changing the Power Asymmetry

    Surafel Getahun Ashine

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 87-98
    Received: Jun. 07, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 10, 2023
    Published: Sep. 06, 2023
    Abstract: There have been diplomatic tensions and instances of threatening and concerned rhetoric between the countries of the Nile, especially between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. The main purpose of this paper is to examine the post 1990 water diplomacy in eastern Nile River basin in relation to changing the power asymmetry. For a long period of time in east... Show More