Soft power, unless blended appropriately with hard power, cannot insert influence in international relations and serve as an effective diplomatic tool.
Nixon’s policy towards Cambodia was treacherous because of the political implications in Washington and the tragic consequences in Cambodia.
As Australia is obligated to create a peaceful culture by creating policies which include asylum seekers and refugees, its human rights violations cannot continue.
Nonviolent action can simultaneously be pragmatic in its power to achieve the desired goal and principled by being rooted initially in morality.
Since Tiananmen Square 1989, China’s understanding of the significant yet contingent power of human rights discourse has guided much of its foreign policy on the subject.
Japan’s participation in the War on Terror might have played an important role in making the Japan-U.S. relationship a global alliance.
Seeing bride kidnapping and domestic violence as everyday terrorism unpacks the political nature of so-called “private” phenomena and how they reify patriarchal society.
Cooperative security is a feasible concept in a regional and even a global context, but its success is in varying degrees of progress and is still in ambiguous standing.
Understanding the events and interests that led up to the creation of the ECCC gives insight into the current government’s attempts to achieve legitimacy.
For China to ensure the future security of its energy supply, it must balance the protection of its critical sea lanes with the seeking of alternative energy sources.
The presentation of Māori people in New Zealand has changed greatly since their first major appearance in 1851, evolving from curios to cultural treasures.
Globalization tends to work to the detriment of developing states and has been a powerful tool employed by Northern states with a recent proliferation of modern players.
Given the potential it has to emerge as a leader in SSDC initiatives, it is important to evaluate the dynamics of cooperation and partnership in the Indian context.