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.
With the Syrian War raging on, with over 200,000 killed and millions displaced over the span of four years, why did the US not conduct air-strikes to overthrow Assad?
George W. Bush’s Presidency is often asserted as a Neo-Conservative one. If this was the case, however, fundamentally different policy objectives would have been pursued.
Georgia and Ukraine wars of 2008 and 2014 bear a resemblance because each was triggered primarily by Russian strategic concerns—often relating to the Black Sea.
Coups were often effective in the short term, but their weakness lies in their long term effects – most notably via deep bitterness from states involved and blowback
Carter’s fate was very much symbolic of the constraints that the Cold War had on US policymakers at a time when morals, ideals and optimism had little stock.
The global level of analysis represents a useful framework to examine a key dimension of the Ukraine conflict: the interstate proxy struggle between Russia and the West.
The Asian Cold War stemmed from a 3-stage interplay of the two superpowers in the early regional conflicts.
Ukraine’s unwillingness to disentangle itself from its past ties sent certain signals to the EU indicating hesitancy, reluctance, and suspicion towards Europe.
While it may seem that the Ebola crisis of 2014 has subsided, it is still ongoing in various African countries and has become unprecedented in a variety of ways.
Despite the growing significance of other actors and factors, the contemporary global international order still ultimately relies on states and military power.
Despite controversy, the use of economic sanctions continues to be a popular option for the UN Security Council due to the introduction of targeted sanctions in the 90’s.