Although it exhibits certain state-like qualities, the Islamic State is rejected as an official, independent, and sovereign state under international law.
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The behaviour of banks preceding the global financial crisis must be understood in relation to the complex interdependencies between agency, institution and structure.
Although oil is significant for Chinese economic development, the country’s ‘peaceful rise’ advocated as Chinese strategy of development should be called into question.
Introduction of combat soldiers reaffirms China’s commitment to support the fulfillment of UN peacekeeping mandates—mandates that China endorsed in the Security Council.
Tunnels help us form new senses of space and they have potential to affect bodies and war.
Whilst on the surface Scandal appears to make bold feminist statements, in depth discourse analysis reveals that this is not the case.
Africa is experiencing a mobile revolution. Chinese telecommunication companies are playing a significant role in this.
While the Parliament’s powers have increased considerably since 2007, the Lisbon Treaty’s aim to eradicate the democratic deficit in the European Union has not been met.
Challenging the academic consensus, the discussion and application of ripeness theory to concrete cases demonstrates the deficiency of notions of ‘ripe moments’.
With the Bush doctrine, neoconservatives sought to maintain American unipolar power, believing in the exceptionalism of the US and their benign role as global hegemon.
The Bush Administration’s national security doctrine after the September 11 attacks represents continuity with previous US foreign policy
In analyzing US foreign policies in 2003 Iraq and comparing them to the civil war in Syria, America’s foreign policy has experienced a shift but it was never unipolar.