Scaling down the revered cult of counterinsurgency in future interventions, may be the only way to provide missions with a sense of real international purpose.
Dr. Patricia Owens discusses her recent work, Hannah Arendt’s theories and the need to fundamentally rethink the relationship between history and theory within IR.
This edited volume is an analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but could have done better drawing out the relevance of history to today’s facts and future visions
Replacing “man-made” with “anthropogenic” will not solve the gender problem in IR, but it will increase the visibility of our quotidian contributions to patriarchy.
The rebalancing by the United States towards the South Pacific is less about containment and is more about competitive engagement in the region.
The lack of democracy associated with the decision-making process to drill Block ITT has fuelled a high degree of currently ongoing civil discontent in Ecuador.
Even if political categories are sometimes taken for granted, Lorenzo’s text shows how rich an engagement with literature can be to a critical reflection on politics.
Simulations offer a glimpse into the complex world of decision-making within organisations that cannot be gained so easily from traditional teaching methods.
Eastern enlargement was a unique achievement for prosperity and modernisation in Central and Eastern European States and bolstered the EU’s greatest strength: diversity.
New guidelines for determining the applicability of international humanitarian law to United Nations peace operations are both necessary and urgent.
Global warming’s last-chance saloon will soon be upon us. Yet, far from acting together, we have various gangs ready to shoot each other in the back while the piano-player plays on.
The Roma story has not been the story of the powerful. It is a story of the ones that have done whatever they could in order to survive in a very adverse environment.
Ghattas’ book is an intriguing narrative placing Clinton’s activities between 2008 to 2012 into a wider analysis of US power, but leaves some key issues unresolved.
From a well-meaning attempt at humanitarian action following the crises of the 1990s, the Responsibility to Protect has nevertheless become a vehicle for self-interest.
Hollywood has a long history of trading in subtle political messaging and reinforcing the notion of US military might as a force for good, even when things get ugly.