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Irredentism, Nationalism and a Looming Asia-Pacific War

Irredentism, Nationalism and a Looming Asia-Pacific War

A country that has the objective and then launches an invasion has  an inherent desire to change the future, whilst incorporating a resetting of an ideology.

Sounds of War: ‘Lie’

Sounds of War: ‘Lie’

Musistance is a human revolution, subverting hegemonic and violent practices. It is a politics of love and compassion that emerged from encounters with the heaven of life amidst the hell of war in Chechnya.

Nationalism, Persecution and Repatriation of the Rohingya

Nationalism, Persecution and Repatriation of the Rohingya

It is imperative to rethink whether incentives are good for a country like Myanmar which is recovering from the experience of nearly 50 years of military rule, or sanctions are more effective to change behavior.

Shaping Terrorist Identity: The Case of Dawood Ibrahim

Shaping Terrorist Identity: The Case of Dawood Ibrahim

The identity of a terrorist is not just defined by their final act of terror but a deeper collaboration of shared interests between the identifier and the identified.

Advance Preview: The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ 25 Years On

Advance Preview: The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ 25 Years On

This book examines the validity of Huntington’s thesis for the understanding of international affairs and international law in contemporary world politics and discusses its relevance in the public debate.

Sounds of War: ‘Lonely Night’

Sounds of War: ‘Lonely Night’

Love is a fascinating subject not only because it is not the obvious choice for a study on war, but also because it is so common and strange at the same time.

Sounds of War: ‘Fifteen Thousand’

Sounds of War: ‘Fifteen Thousand’

The way to find out how war is lived by children is to look into the everyday rather than be satisfied with generalisations and statistics.

International Relations and #MeToo:  Confronting Racialized Sexual Violence

International Relations and #MeToo: Confronting Racialized Sexual Violence

Challenging sexual violence demands of us to draw on ideas that complicate understandings of race, class, gender, sexuality and empire in deeply interconnected ways.

Sounds of War: ‘Alia’

Sounds of War: ‘Alia’

Dance is deeply political, impacting the sensual experience. It is a corporeal protest, a striving for freedom and a personal tool for feeling stronger.

The English School World Society Debate: A Forum Article

The English School World Society Debate: A Forum Article

The political world beyond society of states plays a significant role in world politics and as such world society remains squarely on the agenda of the English School.

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