The U.S. Army is using virtual violent video games to recruit and train soldiers for real war. This should trouble scholars across disciplines.
In this interview, Professor Esposito discusses his career, the current state of IR scholarship on Islam, the rise of the Islamic State, and the issue of Islamophobia.
Although Kivimäki neglects regional interaction his book is a must-read for any student of East Asia, because it masterfully combines data with theoretical insight.
China’s assertive behaviour in the South China Sea (SCS) and East China Sea (ECS) is primarily motivated by nationalism and economic interests.
Defining democracy requires a minimal core conception of democracy which allows for ‘thicker’ definitions that avoid ethnocentric and hegemonic conceptions of democracy.
Whilst there can be no universally satisfactory formulation of ‘Islamic Democracy’, there are numerous Muslim approaches to democracy (some conciliatory, others not).
The WTO undermines international environmental rules. Yet, the WTO’s decisions comply with the mandates for which it operates which do not cover environmental protection.
As it begins new military efforts to improve stability in the Middle East, the US must expand efforts to encourage cooperation among the region’s most influential actors.
Despite the book’s omission of Pakistan’s ISI, T.V. Paul’s account of a highly armed yet insecure state is fundamental reading for any scholar concerned with South Asia.
Unless Australia understands the new Asia-Pacific environment and ceases elevating the US and other regional Euro-centric allies, frictions with China will continue.
In the post-Yugoslav laboratory, different aspects of the regulation of membership have been adapted to strengthen the rule of an ethnic community or political faction.
Turkey’s presidential developments mark two processes. First, reinstating the conflict around the position of political Islam. Second, a post-Western foreign policy.
Mondale generated a new institutional model for the vice presidency, which expanded and strengthened the role, while leaving it accountable to the President.
There are political stakes in our theoretical choices. Critical theory seeks to enable the transformation of things, problem-solving theory – to keep things working.
McNeill’s account advances an alternative, innovative reading of American history; indispensable material despite his ignorance of literature and capacity of medicine.