Although it exhibits certain state-like qualities, the Islamic State is rejected as an official, independent, and sovereign state under international law.
International Security (students)
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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.
The construction of specific, politicised forms of representations for actions, subjects, and states have a critical role in shaping security discourses.
Despite the criticism and contested opinions on PMCs, particular examples have proven that they are an efficient way of meeting the demand for security.
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.
The case of the Tuareg is emblematic to understand the possible detrimental consequences of foreign military intervention.
9/11 didn’t change the world’s threats; it changed the perceptions of these threats, sparking a re-evaluation of U.S. national security policy.
The construction of the Berlin Wall was a product of the refugee crisis, challenges to the Khrushchev’s leadership, and the USSR’s failed diplomacy with the West.
The Chinese and Indian maritime strategies and their aspirations have disposed two powers into a collision course in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).