States & Global Governance
The Russian political structure is neither a homogeneous entity nor an authoritarian system or business oligarchy; instead, it is a complex tripolar system presided over by Putin.
Fears regarding globalization have a state-centric logic belying a realist methodology. A liberal – cosmopolitan reframing of these objections turns these fears back upon themselves.
The structure of a state’s government and its strategies towards minorities determines whether or not ethnic minorities participate in political processes through institutionalized modes.
An increasingly important factor in relation to the difficulties experienced by the CPA in its attempt at neo-liberalisation is the ‘everyday’ Iraqi’s opinion on the process.
Inadvertent wars, although rare, can be identified in history, and their causes can be explained by analysing prescribed crisis management techniques and the realist security dilemma.
By refusing to ratify the Rome Statue, the US shrinks from its international obligations, disrespects the law of nations, and fails to play a role in advancing international law.
Those who are fluent in the “official” languages of the EU will benefit from the promotion of multilingualism, but minority language speakers and those who are monolingual will suffer.
Finding a balance between state security and human security remains a central problem for the ever-expanding surveillance infrastructures now pervasive across the global system.