When adding up the potential benefits and impediments, Iran will unlikely upgrade its current civilian nuclear programme to a military nuclear weapons programme.
This is an exciting time for the entirety of human civilization, it is important for all parties in the planning of the forthcoming human expansion into outer space.
Sino–Russian relations are better today than at any point throughout their troubled history, due to the structure of the inter-state system and domestic factors.
Depicting how certain assumptions are constructed, constructivism is useful to unveil that the security threat of migration is socially produced.
The extent to which social forces influenced the overhaul of Iranian society presents an advantageous case study which social constructivism can explain.
Negative attitudes towards the United States are generally specific to foreign policy choices rather than a broader statement about American culture or society.
The three levels of analysis can explain why contention can emerge when political issues are securitized such as the securitization of the Iraqi regime and US invasion.
Although states can construct meaningful bonds between each other, these are better conceptualised as partnerships, not friendships. State relations are not friendships.
Geographical knowledge can be politicized, such that maps are techniques of power, representing a manipulated and politically-charged discourse about the world.
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.
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.
Despite the growing significance of other actors and factors, the contemporary global international order still ultimately relies on states and military power.