To appreciate this politics of film for IR we can contrast the way film challenges the more static media within which exchanges of recognition among states takes place
Jessica Stern discusses the strategy of ISIS, reflects on her background in Chemistry, and considers the methodological implications of researching terrorist groups.
This ready-to-use edited handbook provides a good and complete introduction to the history and evolution of US democracy promotion abroad.
The destruction of pagan historical records, in Europe as in Syria, forces us to confront how societies view, construct and instrumentalise the past.
By examining the European Union’s engagement with China on climate change, the EU could arguably be a credible normative power on climate change policy.
Both ideological and internal and external geopolitical forces have led to the emergence, decline and subsequent failure of Pan-Arab Nationalism in the Middle East.
With the Syrian War raging on, with over 200,000 killed and millions displaced over the span of four years, why did the US not conduct air-strikes to overthrow Assad?
George W. Bush’s Presidency is often asserted as a Neo-Conservative one. If this was the case, however, fundamentally different policy objectives would have been pursued.
With the expansion of drone warfare the demand for a renewal of just war theory has arisen, and the framework of jus as vim may prove a viable alternative.
Violence is not an intrinsic part of an objective reality, but rather exists because it is legitimated and normalized through the valorization of a hegemonic masculinity
It cannot be excluded that the initiative to build a Arab military force will share the fate of previous launches: a big announcement followed by a rather low performance
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The conflict in Ukraine is a result of the turbulence in the system of European security, the internal crisis in Ukraine, and the crisis of Russian developmental model.
Reading ‘The Americans’ through an Enloe inspired lens offers an example of the potential to explore the feminist critique of the public/private divide.
Sakwa lays out a courageous and powerful case which directly challenges the prevailing ‘blame everything on Russia’ narrative regarding the current conflict in Ukraine.
The Saudis will continue to perceive the Houthis as powerful political and military opponents and feel the need to keep them at bay