Any form of humanitarian intervention will seek to impose a one-sided narrative of stability and security, which are, by default, culturally and regionally not uniform.
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Cooperative security is a feasible concept in a regional and even a global context, but its success is in varying degrees of progress and is still in ambiguous standing.
The significance today of reassessing the 1938 Munich Agreement lies in the frequent uses of the terms Munich and Appeasemen” with regard to the Iranian nuclear program.
Non-state armed groups who receive fungible resources, such as funding or weapons, are more likely to experience interrebel fighting and less likely to be in an alliance.
Perhaps there is a ‘Global Jihad’, but not in the perverted form hijacked by political Islam as a kind of collective aggression against the West.
The growing reliance on drones highlights the Western requirement for precision, accountability, and a reduction in collateral damage
‘Humanitarian military intervention’ is critiqued as a de-politicizing discourse, with four proposals for re-politicization suggested.
Instead of giving an empirical account of the factors that led to Russia’s intervention, it’s important to explore the extent to which IR theory explains such a calculus.
To understand the complex and highly subtle securitization of Palestinian children by the Israeli state requires going beyond the Copenhagen School’s analysis framework.
“Jus ad vim” undoubtedly has a role in the ethical evaluation of military and government activities, especially in the realm of emerging technology such as drones.
There are plenty of differences between arms and other economic goods, but most of these differences are not fundamental: they are differences in degree, not in type.
Employing Waltz’s three images in ‘Man the State and War’ as a methodological framework helps guide analysis of the Syrian civil war, but fails to provide direct answers.