The IS is a reality that it is here to stay, and it looks to have set for gradual expansion of its territorial boundaries to redraw the political map of the Middle East.
Professor Pinker answers questions on mankind’s tendency toward violence, Darwinism, the rights of women in Islamic societies, and his new book – The Sense of Style.
Sayyid’s lucid account of Islam acquaints readers with a religion which is marred by a colonial past but whose future depends on reforms only Muslims can initiate.
Criticisms that Realism constitutes a recipe for a dangerous world are misplaced, and are largely based upon inaccurately viewing neorealism and realism as synonymous.
In China, Laos, and Vietnam, the move from planned to market-oriented economies has increased free trade and diminished levels of international conflict and hostility.
Ebola reveals that the globality of global health governance is a fallacy. It is not only a health crisis, but a crisis of divisive global health governance.
Some lack of definition in Alter’s book does not diminish her valiant and highly successful effort to sketch the architecture of the international legal regime.
Winning an MP is the latest step in what looks like an unstoppable march to power and influence by Nigel Farage and his eurosceptic UK Independence Party.
Plunged into days of debate, discussion, negotiation, and – hopefully – resolution of a crisis, good simulations can give students a taste for the business of politics.
The existence of legitimate norms & principles within international society did, in fact, exert influence over the US’ behaviour in its 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Whilst many would feel uneasy recognising law enforcement action to be war, it can be recognised as war whenever law enforcement produces the effects of battle.
Do the lessons learned from the rapid economic growth of the Tigers from the 1960s through the 1990s have a practical application in contemporary development?
Nigeria’s influence is gradually growing due to its rising economy, but its status and role in regional and global politics is not likely to experience rapid growth.
Environmental policies have evolved away from the certainties of the 1970s, which reflects a much broader transformation in the nature of the western democratic state.
Le Mière sheds light on an area of diplomacy that has largely been overlooked despite its growing importance in the maritime century.