We need not be grateful for the ‘protection’ of killer robots; we may instead mimic Lysistrata and humanize the very structure of protection in the 21st century.
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The next Secretary General of the OAS will have the critical responsibility of maintaining the agency’s status as a relevant player in the evolving inter-American system.
Japan has been following a deliberate course in the reform of its defense policy. This has emphasized gradual change over revolutionary breaks. More changes are to come.
Despite universalist pretensions, Just War Theory has served partisan interests throughout Operation Protective Edge; ultimately enabling rather than proscribing killing.
Among the groups involved in the post-conflict dynamics, the Afghan diaspora is an important participant. However, certain aspects of this are problematic.
IS is not the adversary of 2006-2008 Iraq, this is a more fanatical, more entrenched, better equipped force with a radical commitment to the territory it has captured.
The quantitative approach somewhat should take different world orders into account to better explain contemporary phenomena and prepare a data set accordingly.
The new institutions of the BRICS signal a new reality in international politics that corresponds to the unique multipolar moment of power and ideas.
While it is true that any member state can veto the accession bid of another state, the EU will want to avoid any possible territorial mess within its borders.
It is the selective nature of sanctions that make them a political weapon against countries that refuse to buckle down to western leadership.
The figure of the networked young citizen, politically engaged through a transnational public sphere, is compelling, but other models may come to be more significant.
An elite political compact, based around external support for meaningless elections, is not the only solution to the problems ahead in Afghanistan.