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North Korea; Hungry for Change (October 2013)

North Korea; Hungry for Change (October 2013)

Two years after his accession to power, Kim Jong Un continues to pursue his country’s foreign policy with the familiar pattern of bellicose rhetoric, cut with the occasional conciliatory gestures. More substantial changes can be seen in the way power is exercised within the top leadership. The country is now increasingly run by a circle

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Civil Society and Non-Official Diplomacy in Interregional Relations: The EU and Asia (January 2013)

Civil Society and Non-Official Diplomacy in Interregional Relations: The EU and Asia (January 2013)

In the last two decades, the proliferation of regionalisms has brought international relations’ scholars to question on the effects that such a phenomenon may entail on the international system. Thanks to the focus given by neoregionalist authors on regions’ external dimension, theories on interregional relations have been developed and several debates around the functions of

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