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US and British Foreign Policy from One Regime Change to Another

US and British Foreign Policy from One Regime Change to Another

The US sense of being a sole hegemonic superpower is under challenge, even as it pulls along the UK and allows it to think of their relationship as special.

Theories of Foreign Policy and International Relations

Theories of Foreign Policy and International Relations

Diplomacy is not new. It has assumed various characteristics in the modern age, but the idea of sending emissaries to another state is old and was common to many cultures.

High Stakes for Palestinians: Israel as ‘the State of the Jewish People’?

High Stakes for Palestinians: Israel as ‘the State of the Jewish People’?

The recent moves to assert the Jewish identity of the state of Israel, undermine hope for a future resolution of the conflict on the symbolic level as well.

How the BRICS Exert Influence in the Global Politics of Development

How the BRICS Exert Influence in the Global Politics of Development

The strategies BRICS countries use to cement their rising economic position depend on their particular circumstances and national economic and political characteristics

The Influence of China in Bringing Peace to Myanmar

The Influence of China in Bringing Peace to Myanmar

China’s overall strategy in the world’s longest civil war that takes place in Myanmar is unclear, and its interests may not always align with a robust peace process.

Anthropocentrism and the Politics of the Living

Anthropocentrism and the Politics of the Living

Questions around the interactions and practices of living beings to produce international outcomes open up in IR around the politics of life after anthropocentrism.

Should Australia Establish a Modern Slavery Act?

Should Australia Establish a Modern Slavery Act?

The corporate social responsibility of businesses may serve to obscure the fact that the primary responsibility for the protection of human rights belongs to states.

The ‘Nature’ of International Relations: From Geopolitics to the Anthropocene

The ‘Nature’ of International Relations: From Geopolitics to the Anthropocene

The challenge is to find a way forward that does not revive geography as a condition of great power competition, but rather one that grapples with an Anthropocene IR.

Performing the Posthuman: An Essay in Three Acts

Performing the Posthuman: An Essay in Three Acts

If last century was more about freeing the carbon than it was about freeing humanity from its chains, this century could be able to understand our posthuman condition.

Fifty Years of Israeli Occupation

Fifty Years of Israeli Occupation

The United States has a great role to play in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It should work together with both to reduce the friction between the two sides.

Global Security in a Posthuman Age? IR and the Anthropocene Challenge

Global Security in a Posthuman Age? IR and the Anthropocene Challenge

Subjectivity refers to a form of self-identity that is marked by a constitutive lack-of-fullness. The subject is a void in the signifying structure.

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