The solution to the rise of ISIL lies in locating the ideology’s centre of gravity and strategizing its containment if not its demise.
In this interview, Professor Lebow discusses his intellectual development, the concept of identity in IR, the drivers of conflict, and his latest research.
Buzan’s seminal work on the English School offers a stimulating introduction for all students and scholars of IR and highlights the need for further research
Since 1948 Palestinians have never enjoyed a protected political arena in which to conduct an intimate, direct internal dialogue about their future together as a people.
R2P’s power lies in its potential, as an emerging norm, to shift state attitudes to mass atrocity crimes to a legal commitment to protect at risk people around the world.
To play an effective role in peace building, truth commissions must address underlying structural violence and contribute to the success of additional justice mechanisms.
Despite the fact that grand narratives inevitably advantage, disadvantage, include, and exclude, scholars should remember that the mind must still be decolonised.
Historical animosity has been a major factor in Sino–Japanese tensions, but strategic regional objectives remain their primary motivator.
While neopatrimonialism has been a constant in politics in African states in recent years, its form & content is constantly changing and evolving.
Surveillance can be justified. The challenge lies in justifying certain acts of surveillance, and in determining why it is that such acts strike us as eminently sensible.
Guldi and Armitage’s volume offers a stirring manifesto for the revival of history as the key problem-solving discipline in a digitised and globalised world.
A positive spirit is vital for Ebola recovery as the socio-economic consequences are immense. A commonly used word is “boredom” with schools shut and trade disrupted.
While their natural aspects and influences should not be disregarded, famine and starvation must be viewed primarily as a breakdown in social and political systems.
Critical theory establishes a close link between political theory and practice via its praxeological and empirical commitment to emancipatory change.