Journal of International Relations and Policy is a peer reviewed journal published by CARI. The journal of International Relations and Policy is an esteemed journal that is devoted to amplify the voices of scholars, researchers, industries and organizations whose goals are to devise the best mechanisms of setting political, societal, as well as national goals that ensures amicable interaction of individuals with the rest of the world. It is a collaborative journal with the entire society, ensuring to voice the dreams and ideas of researchers and scholars to address ethnic and religious conflict, managing a fragile world economy, global terrorism, climate change, the spread of weapons of mass destruction, the Euro crisis, etc. therefore, this journal welcomes researchers from different societal backgrounds to give their scholarly and industrial opinions towards international affairs and help devising practical solutions to various real-world problems and playing prominent roles in public debates about foreign policy. Yet this does not seem to be the case for most of them.
Researchers and academicians are likewise given advisory and consultation services regarding the best approaches to take while tackling their studies and researches with regard to International Relations and Policy. This includes high profile lecturers, tutors, peer reviewers among others who make sure that the papers give insightful and revolutionary ideas and solutions besides pursuing academic heights.
In view of the above, the journal ensures that publications are done after an in-depth peer review process (usually two high profile peer reviewers) in order to ensure quality of research publication. The process through to publication, additionally, is cost-effective, fast and convenient, thus authors get to achieve the most out of their academic research articles completely peer reviewed comments as early as up to 2 weeks. The peer review process maintains a double blind peer review technique that ensures that the authors’ as well as the reviewers’ identities are secret. This leads to high impact peer review and refereed research publications. Publication is indexed in Google scholar among other journal indexes such as the SCOPUS, Science Direct, EBSCO and Sage journals among others. It also encourages the publishing of open access academic journals on a regular basis. The journal, likewise, has a variety of special issues that include any unpublished articles in a different format like original research articles, critical reviews, mini reviews, short communications, case reports related to the specific theme. These formats enable the articles be archived for future referencing given special instances that may arise in future which mean that quality is a constant developing aspect in the course of time.
The journal likewise offers an incentive to publishers such as free publications, from different social classes regardless of their economic statuses. This helps to promote academic research publication as a mechanism to give back to the society. Despite it being free, quality is still paramount and the process of peer review is still as rigorous as the one for paid publications. This ensures that the research publications are of high impact factor whether they are published without any publication fee or published under a publication fee. The double advantage of low journal/ manuscript publication fees and occasional free journal publishing enables the journal to cater for both upcoming researchers and seasoned academics who would like to publish their scientific work. Authors who have submitted their academic manuscripts for journal publishing also benefit from journal metrics, which show the number of abstracts viewed and the number of journal/manuscripts downloaded. Not only is this journal, a top research journal publisher, it also serves as a good template for authors to know how to prepare and publish their research journal papers/ manuscripts.