A systematic transformation of scholarly publishing is some way off. Initiatives show that there is space to do better, and a promising journal system to be built.
Michael Hardt discusses the changing forms of global structures since writing Empire with Negri and the interactions between social movements, politics and academics.
These two academically rigorous books serve as valuable guides to the relations among BRICs and provide engaging analyses on their impact on international order.
Liberal values are under siege from terrorism, but questions exist concerning Eurocentric notions of terrorism and the source of supposedly illegitimate violence.
In order to be a successfully explanatory theory, Democratic Peace Theory needs a dose of economic interdependence.
The success of EU democracy promotion is contingent upon the degree of bargaining power the EU possesses vis-à-vis ‘third countries’.
As the USSR disintegrated, issues emerged over the autonomous republics of the region. The geopolitical shifts that followed allowed leaders to redesign their authority.
India needs to develop and implement effective strategies and tactics that address its diverse security environment in a multi-pronged and multi-layered manner.
Despite the causes of poverty, the wealth exists to ensure that it need not. Negligence and adiaphorisation do not excuse the violence, they only clarify its existence.
Civil wars are more protracted and difficult to terminate for numerous reasons. Nevertheless, a number of critical factors that fuel these wars can be distinguished.
A work of prime scholarship on the origins of the First World War, within which students and scholars of international relations will find plenty of substance.
This essay has argued that global pandemics are a threat to state security, the extent to which they are a threat however, is determined by how developed the state is.
Since deficiencies are being exposed as poorly trained UN peacekeepers struggle to fulfill their mandates, PMCs should be used as a second best peacekeeping force.
When war becomes larval, it becomes pervasive and perpetual; the need for fear, for threats, for insecurity also become circulated within the spheres of everyday life.
The donor-funded model of UNHCR fails to account for long-standing exiled populations, which eventually leads to security implications in vulnerable areas.