The familiar distinction between hard and soft power, which seemed a useful way to simplify the multidimensional dynamics of interstate influence in the century gone by, seems hopelessly insufficient to describe what is happening in the one we are in now.
The Innovation Platform for Global Change (or ‘iPlatform’) is iQ’s virtual platform which aims to provide a forum for transnational and collaborative research and raise awareness. We want to engage specifically with students and young thinkers, and leading academics, lawyers, policy thinkers, governments and industry, from universities, think-tanks, government bodies, and international institutions.
The Hijaz: The First Islamic State | by Forum on Geopolitics at POLIS, University of Cambridge | 25 February, 5.30pm-7.00pm | Bateman Auditorium, Caius College
Considering the historical example of the Marshall Plan, this Middle East North Africa Forum at Cambride project onsiders the possible contours of a multilateral effort by the European Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Gulf Cooperation Council to reconstruct and stabilize the countries of the Arabian Peninsula, with particular support to Yemen, Syria and Iraq in a way that is both economically sustainable and conducive to the region’s long-term stability.
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