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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.
Despite evidence to the contrary, IR Theory is enjoying a renaissance in novel and dynamic ideas that will keep theorists entertained and debating for years to come.
Ever since news broke that Edward Snowden was the National Security Agency ‘leaker’ and fugitive, discussion has raged about his masculinity, including his sexuality.
Joshua Oppenheimer’s unique and disturbing ‘The Act of Killing’ examines the Indonesian genocide of the 1960s. The film succeeds and fails in equal measures.
One of the problems that emerges when designing a course or a program in IR is that there is so much to fit in and so little that clearly can be left out.
In an IR classroom, is there anything beyond empathy and courtesy from an educator that can help students who are struggling?