Author profile: Luke M. Herrington

Luke M. Herrington

Luke M. Herrington is the Assistant Reviews Editor for Special Operations Journal (ISSN 2329-6151), and an Editor-At-Large and member of the Editorial Board at E-International Relations.  He is also a graduate student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Kansas where he previously earned an MA in Global and International Studies. His interests include terrorism, religious violence, the role(s) of religion in international politics, hegemonic stability theory, and ontological security (among other things).  Follow him on Twitter @HST_rocks or @HolySee_News.

Faith-Based Diplomacy and the Case of Somalia

Faith-Based Diplomacy and the Case of Somalia

Traditional approaches to international relation, such as liberalism, realism, and realpolitik, have failed in Somalia. As policymakers determine what to do about Somalia, they should consider employing faith-based diplomacy jointly with traditional military operations and Track I diplomatic efforts.

Limitations of the Green Movement and Barriers to Reform in Iran

Limitations of the Green Movement and Barriers to Reform in Iran

A number of social, political, and economic barriers to regime change exist in Iran, and each has contributed to the perceived failures of the Green Movement since June 2009. This essay is a discussion of these barriers—impediments to the Green Movement’s success—and the opposition’s attempts to overcome them.

Why the Rise of China Will Not Lead to Global Hegemony

Why the Rise of China Will Not Lead to Global Hegemony

China’s problems demand too much attention, which as hegemonic stability theorists insist, will hinder its emergence.

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