Heroic narratives, through their use of language in particular, intentionally obscure the resort to force that is used during humanitarian military interventions.
Britain often had little choice but to concede that the constitutional independence of its dependencies was inescapable.
The Minsk Protocols have gradually paved the road toward peace, but serious problems remain both in the formulation and implementation of the agreement.
Since its inception the legitimacy of the European integration project has been questioned; a true European identity is needed to legitimise the EU.
Depicting how certain assumptions are constructed, constructivism is useful to unveil that the security threat of migration is socially produced.
By comparing and analysing the counter-radicalisation strategies of the three countries, disparate approaches are revealed that all contain some degree of effectiveness.
Although states can construct meaningful bonds between each other, these are better conceptualised as partnerships, not friendships. State relations are not friendships.
Addressing Kofi Annan’s question in traditional Liberal terms is but one way, of many, to phrase the Responsibility to Protect debate.
Geographical knowledge can be politicized, such that maps are techniques of power, representing a manipulated and politically-charged discourse about the world.
By examining the European Union’s engagement with China on climate change, the EU could arguably be a credible normative power on climate change policy.
It can be concluded that the European society of states after the Congress of Vienna was one of increasingly intermeshing inter-state relationships and commitments.
The democratisation strategy of the EU in Morocco and Azerbaijan favours the stability of existing power structures and has therefore been largely ineffective.