In IR a state can take typically take three approaches: cooperation, unilateralism or inactivity. Within the realm of climate diplomacy, we witness states playing all these roles.
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The Right Sector emerged during Ukraine’s winter Euromaidan protests and is controversial because of their right wing ideology and advocating the use of force.
If elected, a President Trump will quickly realize that the foreign policy establishment he loves to criticize has not done a bad job on striking deals.
That a government-endorsed set of values is undemocratic may come as no surprise. The fact that it has gone unchallenged should come as a grave concern.
If a Clinton presidency fails to deal with inequality and stagnation, the long-term consequence will be the strengthening of the most dangerous elements in US politics.
The popularity of Trump and Sanders indicate that the days when neoliberal globalisation heralded a prosperous and equitable world are long behind us.
UNSC Resolution 2272 can rightly be called groundbreaking but the UN may find itself in a bind if it excludes numerous countries from contributing troops and police.
While Carter has been often perceived as politically inept, this image belies the leadership he exhibited when he led negotiations to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict.
After the Euromaidan protests, Ukraine found itself on the receiving end of a hybrid war coming from Russia as information was weaponized by the Kremlin.
Arseniy Yatseniuk resigned as Ukraine’s Prime Minister when MPs refused to release additional funds for the war effort, and the ruling coalition dissolved.
Security studies needs to go beyond its chromophobia (its avoidance of colour) and see how colour-use operates in the enactment and (re-)appropriation of security.
The UN requires reform. Some of its methods are odious. But it is up to its members up to decide if they are willing to give the UN the tools it needs to be effective.