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Impact Factor
1.935
5 year Impact Factor
1.932
SSI: International Relations
16 out of 86

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Read the latest special issue from International Affairs entitled "Ordering the world? Liberal internationalism in theory and practice", guest-edited by G. John Ikenberry, Inderjeet Parmar, and Doug Stokes.

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IA's New Impact Factor is 1.935

Impact Factor

International Affairs now has an Impact Factor of 1.935. To mark this occasion we have curated a collection of some of the most highly cited articles from the journal.

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Early Career Prize

The International Affairs Early Career Prize is awarded each year to an author (or authors if multi-authored article) of an International Affairs article.

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The US led liberal international order is in crisis

A year into Trump’s administration Inderjeet Parmar explores the challenges facing the US-led liberal international order.

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How China and Russia are reshaping international politics

Marcin Kaczmarski discusses the pursuit of regional cooperation by great powers, focusing on Sino-Russian relations and how their cooperation is deepening the dividing lines in international politics.

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How Twitter enhances conventional practices of diplomacy

Constance Duncombe discusses the changing methods of diplomacy with the development and popularity of social media platforms.

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Latest Virtual Issues

India's odyssey through International Affairs

The most recent virtual issue from International Affairs includes 14 free access articles and an introduction by Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada

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UK Defence Policy

The Editors of International Affairs have drawn together a collection around the subject of UK Defence Policy

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The Falklands

Explore a selection of articles and book reviews published between 1968 and 1998, focusing on the historical roots of the dispute and various issues at the heart of the conflict, such as questions of sovereignty and self-determination.

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International Affairs Books Podcast: Tarak Barkawi on Soldiers of Empire

In this episode, Tarak Barkawi discusses his newly published study of armed forces and society. Barkawi examines the imperial and multinational armies that fought in Asia in the Second World War, especially the British Indian army in the Burma campaign.

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Banking crises and politics

In the latest episode, Ben Horton discusses the relationship between economic crises and political upheaval with two authors from the September issue; Jeff Chwieroth and Andrew Walter.

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International Affairs Books Podcast: Tom Fletcher

In this new series the International Affairs team interview major authors whose work has recently featured in the book reviews section of the journal. This week, Ben Horton meets Tom Fletcher, a former UK diplomat and author of The Naked Diplomat.

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Contentious Borders in the Middle East

Raffaella Del Sarto assesses the durability of borders in the Middle East and North Africa since the Arab Spring. Louise Fawcett argues that the Middle East state system is likely to continue despite ongoing domestic turmoil.

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Reading Lists

Our new Reading List series provides in-depth collections of analysis on specific themes, drawn from the pages of International Affairs, and is a valuable resource for researchers, teachers and students alike.

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"A journal that consistently delivers excellent articles on key topics in world affairs". 

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UK defence policy: Groundhog Day revisited

Explore the International Affairs blog and read the latest post written by Andrew Dorman, Commissioning Editor of International Affairs and Matthew Uttley, Professor of Defence Studies at King’s College London, discussing the ongoing UK defence review, and why it looks set to fail.

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