Accommodating other theories, Neoclassical Realism can explain military change through the internal characteristics and grand strategies of states.
Australian national defence policy has consistently been founded on the fear of perceived threats to national security within the region of Asia.
IMF- and World Bank-led debt relief was implemented to benefit the world capitalist system despite violating human rights throughout the Global South.
Eastern enlargement was a unique achievement for prosperity and modernisation in Central and Eastern European States and bolstered the EU’s greatest strength: diversity.
Historical animosity has been a major factor in Sino–Japanese tensions, but strategic regional objectives remain their primary motivator.
While neopatrimonialism has been a constant in politics in African states in recent years, its form and content is constantly changing and evolving.
While austerity may have had some success in reducing absolute debt levels in some states, it has been unsuccessful in reducing the magnitude of debt to GDP.
Despite its usefulness, the Arendtian theory of revolution suffers through its exclusion of economic freedom, and over-focus on political freedom.
While the Oil Weapon enjoyed some success, it was ultimately a political debacle, and few of the goals envisioned by the OAPEC states were achieved.
Tiananmen, although isolated as a catalyst for subsequent domestic reforms in China, was only one of a number of structural factors which led to the China of today.
The Asian Development State emerged after WWII as an alternative and effective model of economic development when compared to the dominant US model.