The Ukrainian crisis represents a dangerous and unpredictable situation generated by several actors. Attributing blame, as Mearsheimer does, does not promote dialogue.
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Because Russia cares too much and Europe cares too little for Ukraine, a state’s sovereignty is shattered, its people divided, and its future is now uncertain.
Should Clinton become president, the international community should beware. Her brand of interventionist liberalism will be toxic for the Middle East and for the west.
Development agencies have started to engage more with the political nature of development. However the nature of politics is that what is ‘right’ is always contestable.
Getting the support that you are legally entitled to, and you deserve, shouldn’t be shameful or difficult. If I didn’t get it, my degree would have finished prematurely.
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No Man’s Lands are rarely empty. They are spaces that are occupied, utilized and stewarded, and layered with geographical, historical and narrative complexities.
The ignorance by R2P advocacy groups of the situation in Gaza contributes to the perception that the R2P is a selective tool of western states.
House of Cards indicates a new and emerging China discourse and its growing role in the identity politics shaping US foreign policy.
The real challenge facing the R2P is that there are multiple ‘manifest failings’ occurring on a range of different scales therefore we should not expect too much from it.
There is nothing wrong with endorsing freedom, tolerance and respect for the law as values. But claiming that they emerge from a particular national identity is divisive.
While the immediate attractions of drones are fairly obvious in the military setting, the EU needs to consider the consequences of this type of technology use.