For the Fall 2014 Issue of the IR Review I co-wrote the editorial (pg. 50) with a fellow editor on the prevalence of transnational fighters affecting international politics at the time (of course this plight is still quite relevant with ISIS continuing its rampage in Iraq and Syria even today).
February 13, 2014, IR Review Staff Blog By Fatima Mohie-Eldin Over the past few years, Turkey has witnessed growing dissatisfaction with the AKP government, and specifically with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who many feel does not acknowledge the needs of his constituents. In the past year alone, “Turks have protested against the deteriorating state … Continue reading IR Review Staff Blog: “Protests and Corruption: The Struggle against Erdoğan’s Growing Authoritarianism in Turkey”
January 31, 2013, IR Review Staff Blog By Fatima Mohie-Eldin On Dec. 14, 2012, Americans were saddened and shocked to learn of the horrible shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, CT. The events of that day were undoubtedly appalling, and were unfortunately paralleled on the other side of the world at an elementary … Continue reading IR Review Staff Blog: “ATTACK ON CHINESE SCHOOL: AN ABERRATION OR AN EPIDEMIC?”
Dec. 22, 2011, IR Review Staff Blog By Fatima Mohie-Eldin North Koreans seem to be experiencing a period of extreme grief since the death of Kim Jong-il, North Korea’s supreme leader, on Dec. 17, 2011, according to an announcement broadcasted by the state-run station KRT. Kim, who died of a heart attack at the age … Continue reading IR Review Staff Blog: “A Transition to Peace or a Continuation of Control?”