Inside the Head of Vladimir Putin

Inside the Head of Vladimir Putin

Whatever the outcome of the Crimean annexation, it is difficult to see where one of the world’s most most self-obsessed and egotistical leaders goes from here.

Interview – Nina Hall

Interview – Nina Hall

Dr. Nina Hall talks about the links between climate change, refugee flows and violent conflict, the role of NGO’s, and she explains her work on digital activism.

Review – Decolonizing Dialectics

Review – Decolonizing Dialectics

In this ambitious if uneven work, Ciccariello-Maher aims to establish a conception of dialectical thought adequate to the premises of anticolonial critical theory.

Is Trump the New Multicultural Internationalist?

Is Trump the New Multicultural Internationalist?

It is time for the Democrats to look at themselves in the mirror. Vanity, thy name is corruption. 

Recent Posts

Igor Strelkov: Moscow Agent or Military Romantic?

Igor Strelkov: Moscow Agent or Military Romantic?

The Ukrainian Security Service insists that Strelkov took his orders directly from Moscow. But how true is this? Who is Strelkov and what is his background and outlook?

An Analysis of Online Terrorist Recruiting and Propaganda Strategies

An Analysis of Online Terrorist Recruiting and Propaganda Strategies

The rise to prominence of online terrorist recruitment and propaganda strategies has become a major concern of national security services worldwide.

Reassessing the European Convention on Human Rights in the Context of Brexit

Reassessing the European Convention on Human Rights in the Context of Brexit

The decisions of the ECHR have enhanced Britain’s democratic institutions and improved the quality of everyday life for those within the jurisdiction.

What is the Role of Precarity in Security?

What is the Role of Precarity in Security?

Precarity creates a grey area of uncertainty which further stimulates insecurity so its analyses contribute vastly to our understanding of current security issues.

The US, China and the Real Thucydides’ Trap

The US, China and the Real Thucydides’ Trap

War is avoidable. The real ‘Thucydides Trap’ is not that of competition and fear. The answer lies in Thucydides’ multi-causal thinking.

Would You Like to Join the E-International Relations Team?

Would You Like to Join the E-International Relations Team?

We look forward to appointing new enthusiastic scholars and students who want to help us further grow the world’s best open access International Relations resource!

Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the EU: Acceptable Compromises and Shared Hypocrisies

Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the EU: Acceptable Compromises and Shared Hypocrisies

If one can separate the Agreement from economic and human rights issues, it will mark a turning point for Ukraine and a path away from the Soviet legacy toward a European future.

The Ukrainian Army Is Unprepared for War

The Ukrainian Army Is Unprepared for War

The failure to deal with fundamental problems of the army is undermining the war effort and alienating the troops conducting the main fighting.

@FuckYouPutin

@FuckYouPutin

Glancing at social media provides ample evidence of the degeneration of the debate into platitudes and crude insults directed at Vladimir Putin.

Analysing Euromaidan from the West

Analysing Euromaidan from the West

We need to adopt a broader perspective that encompasses the views of all residents of Ukraine. Revolutions are complicated affairs, and there is always more gray than black and white.

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Comparing Ukraine’s Maidan 2004 with Euromaidan 2014

There are more differences than similarities between the two protests, indicating a lack of continuity rather than a revival of past animosities.

Kyiv Revisited

Kyiv Revisited

Euromaidan has unleashed forces dormant for decades and there is no indication of an end game. The relative calmness of this beautiful city in this sense is illusory.

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