Advances in State Studies (e-ISSN 2957-6997, p-ISSN 2957-6989) is an official peer-reviewed quarterly published research journal. AS2 is set to publish original articles on a wide range of issues including but not limited to theoretical and practical discussion of politics, law, public policy, administration, governance and organization of the state. The goal of AS2 is to constitute a qualified and continual platform of sharing state studies having an international focus for academicians, researchers, and practitioners.