Historical animosity has been a major factor in Sino–Japanese tensions, but strategic regional objectives remain their primary motivator.
Any advantages that a virtual currency like Bitcoin has over fiat money may be short-lived, as states will subject it to regulations that will erode its competitive edge.
While the Oil Weapon enjoyed some success, it was ultimately a political debacle, and few of the goals envisioned by the OAPEC states were achieved.
Shaw’s risk-transfer theory and Der Derian’s conceptualization of virtuous war allow an in-depth understanding of the deployment of drones in the War on Terror.
The symbolic power of the aircraft carrier was key to China’s public demand to develop aircraft capabilities and reflective of desires to achieve world power prestige.
In recent years, American audiences have grown sceptical on the securitisation of the US-Mexico border, and indeed, the broader discourse on immigration and security.
With Johnson’s executive mandate for war and Nixon’s justification of executive authority, the Vietnam War set a dangerous precedent for presidential war powers.
The shared threat of China provides an interesting and underutilized way to examine the strategic decision to pursue reform or retrenchment in North Korea and Myanmar.
Certain trends in American foreign policy can be better understood when seen as framed by the context of interactions with Native Americans
In China, Laos, and Vietnam, the move from planned to market-oriented economies has increased free trade and diminished levels of international conflict and hostility.
Russia’s actions of late are difficult to understand through traditional paradigms, but Huntington’s Clash of Civilization paradigm offers a holistic view of the crisis.