Rein Müllerson

Estonia

Research Professor, Tallinn University

Author of 30 books on international law and politics and more than 200 articles and reviews. His latest books are International Law: Rights and Politics (1994); Human Rights Diplomacy (1997); Ordering Anarchy: International Law in International Society (2000); Central Asia: A Chessboard and Player in the New Great Game (2007 and second edition in 2012); Democracy Promotion: Institutions, International Law and Politics (2008); Democracy – A Destiny of Humankind: A Qualified, Contingent and Contextual Case for Democracy Promotion (2009, in 2013 published also in Estonian); Regime Change: From Democratic Peace Theories to Forcible Regime Changes (2013, forthcoming in 2017 in Chinese); Dawn of a New Order: Geopolitics and the Clash of Ideologies (2017).

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Donald Trump – Not an American Deng Xiaoping, Maybe Its Gorbachev?
09.08.2018
Is it possible that Trump’s presidency could be a blip in the American history and things would soon return to “business as usual”? Hardly so. Even if Trump’s presidency does not extend for more than

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NATO Summit: Old Dogs Do Not Learn New Tricks
11.07.2018
At the end of the 1980s – beginning of the 1990s many people, in the East as well as in the West, had a dream – a dream about a world where peace-dividends would benefit most of the people in the

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Can Europe Remain Liberal and Democratic vis-à-vis the Migration Crisis?
25.06.2018
Globalisation and the current migration tide, as one of its manifestations, are exacerbating today’s crisis of the European Union where those who can be anywhere do not understand those who want to be

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Imagining WWIII
29.05.2018
Differently from WWI and WWII, which lasted years and involved, in one way or other, most of then existed states, a new conflict will foreseeably be much shorter and encompass a limited number of

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Law and Politics of the ‘Skripal Case’
11.04.2018
Most of the those, if not all of them, who write or speak of the poisoning of the double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, be they politicians, experts of journalists, don’t

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Europe in New Great Games: A Player or a Chessboard?
22.02.2018
Europe is facing also a serious institutional dilemma. To become one of the poles in world politics that would correspond to its economic weight and potential, Europe must transform itself into a even

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From Broken Promises to Cold War II
16.01.2018
The National Security Archive published 30 documents that unequivocally testified that during the 1990 negotiations between Soviet and Western leaders, it was indeed promised by the highest officials

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Military Alliances Versus Collective Security
19.12.2017
Having taught international law and politics in the universities of different countries, I have often discussed with my students matters of collective security and collective self-defence, which is

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‘Fake News’ and Attempts to Restrict Freedom of Information
15.11.2017
There are indeed some changes taking place in the global media landscape that worry opinion makers in Western societies, making quite a few of them rather hysterical. Hence the aggressive campaigns

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Law, Power and the Power of Precedent in International Relations
07.11.2017
Current discussions, including the recent annual session of the Valdai Club in Sochi and its aftermath, have drawn attention to international law and particularly to two crucial questions: can

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Thoughts of Self-Determination and Secession in the Aftermath of the Kurdish and…
02.10.2017
The 25th of September referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan and that of  the 1st of October in Spanish Catalonia are drawing attention anew to issues of self-determination and secession,

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The Two Problems of UN Reform
27.09.2017
There are two initiatives at the moment, the first is by the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ reform program, the second is what President Trump has proposed. These are two different movements.

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