Licensing and Copyright Policy

The published articles will be disseminated in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0 International license (CC BY-SA), allowing to share – copy and redistribute in any form or medium – and adapt – remix, transform, and build upon it for any purpose, even commercially, provided that an appropriate credit is given to the original author(s), a link to the license is provided, it is stated whether changes have been made and the new work is disseminated under the identical license as the original work. The users must provide a detailed reference to the original work, containing the author name(s), title of the published research, full journal title, volume, issue, page span and DOI. In electronic publishing, users are also required to link the content with both the original article published in the journal and the licence used. The authors may pursue separate, additional contractual arrangements for the nonexclusive distribution of the journal’s published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in The Review of International Affairs.

The Author(s) warrant that their manuscript is their original work that has not been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; and that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities at the institution where the work was carried out.

The Author(s) affirm that the article contains no unfounded or unlawful statements and does not violate the rights of others. The author(s) also affirm that they hold no conflict of interest that may affect the integrity of the Manuscript and the validity of the findings presented in it. If copyrighted works are included, the Author(s) bear responsibility to obtain written permission from the copyright owners. The Corresponding author, as the signing author, warrants that he/she has full power to make this grant on behalf of the Author(s). If the Author(s) are using any personal details of research subjects or other individuals, they affirm that they have obtained all consents required by applicable law and complied with the publisher’s policies relating to the use of such images or personal information.

Upon receiving the proofs, the Author(s) agree to promptly check the proofs carefully, correct any typographical errors, and authorize the publication of the corrected proofs.

The Corresponding author agrees to inform his/her co-authors, of any of the above terms.

While the Journal allows Author(s) to deposit Author’s submitted, accepted and published version of the article in an institutional repository and non-commercial subject-based repositories, or to publish it on Author’s personal website and departmental website (including social networking sites, such as ResearchGate,, etc.) at any time after publication, the Editorial team advises Author(s) to deposit the published version.