Guy Burton

Guy Burton is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, where his research interests include comparative politics and the politics of emerging powers. He was previously an assistant professor and lecturer at the University of Kurdistan-Hewler in northern Iraq between 2012 and 2013, and a researcher at Birzeit University in the West Bank between 2010 and 2012. He can be followed on twitter @guyjsburton

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    Tempered desire: the BRICS and the Islamic State crisis
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    What roles have the emerging BRICS powers played throughout the crisis of the Islamic State? Reflecting on this can tell us about the internal and external nature of both the emerging powers and the more multipolar world that has been constantly heralded.

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    The BRICS and Gaza
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    Where do the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries stand in relation to the current conflict in Gaza? How do they compare to the dominant external power in the region, the US? What do their responses to the crisis reveal about their broader global aspirations?

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