Palgrave Macmillan and the editorial team have selected this set of papers from the archive of the journal to give a representative sample of the best of our content.

These papers, listed in chronological order, are available free to read and download.

You can’t keep a bad idea down: Evolutionary biology and international relations
Richard Ned Lebow
International Politics Reviews 1: 2-10; Published online, 14 October 2013; doi:10.1057/ipr.2013.2

Deciphering the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
John Hemmings
International Politics Reviews 1: 65-77; Published online, 12 December 2013; doi:10.1057/ipr.2013.7

Lessons in coalition warfare: Past, present and implications for the future
Kathleen J McInnis
International Politics Reviews 1: 78-90; Published online, 28 November 2013; doi:10.1057/ipr.2013.8

‘Rethinking the Vietnam War’ by John Dumbrell
Andrew Preston, Timothy J Lynch, David Ryan, David Barrett and John Dumbrell
International Politics Reviews 1: 37-48; Published online, 14 October 2013; doi:10.1057/ipr.2013.4