Failed states signal that the Westphalian model lacks empirical support and is a simple political construction that deserves greater theoretical scrutiny.
The relationship between religion and globalization is complex, one with new possibilities and furthering challenges.
War is neither humane nor inhumane; it is merely human, and to elevate the phenomenon to a humane altitude is a utopian project beyond mankind’s present reach.
To correctly assess contemporary reevaluations of development theory, we must understand its origins and their effect on how the global community views development today.
Critics of human security argue that its adoption has done little to change the behaviour of states or alleviate pressures of everyday life of the most vulnerable.
Single case study analyses offer empirically-rich, context-specific, holistic accounts and contribute to both theory-building and, to a lesser extent, theory-testing.
The technological intensification of the communication channels across the globe will trigger the need for governing the democratic aspect of cross-border communications.
The strategies employed by the Bush administration after 9/11 to manufacture public consent for action have since been recontextualised towards Iran by Barack Obama.
The global expression of human rights found in the UDHR contains an implicit touch of Christian values.
The way third parties manage spoilers during peace processes plays an important role in explaining why some peace agreements are successful and why others fail.
The ‘Information Age’ has brought undeniable and unprecedented changes to the ways insurgencies and social movements organize themselves.
The Bush administration’s invasion of Iraq was a story of neo-conservative ideas (militarism, morality, and democracy) about the role of America in the world.