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Foundations of Global Politics: Web Links and Videos

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Brookings Institute

What is International Relations

Featuring academics from the International Relations Department at the London School of Economics (LSE), ‘International Relations: an introduction’ is a 10-minute film about the study of international relations, particularly at the LSE. The film looks at what we study, and why, and also at major themes and how to approach them, and debates Star Trek and whether there will ever be world peace.

Understanding Terrorism - Stanford CISAC

Lecture from Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation giving a baseline understanding of what terrorism is. Follow up lectures ask what causes terrorism and does terrorism succeed.

Understanding the United Nations

RMIT University academic Dr Binoy Kampmark explains how the United Nations works.

Council on Foreign Relations