Inadvertent wars, although rare, can be identified in history, and their causes can be explained by analysing prescribed crisis management techniques and the realist security dilemma.
By refusing to ratify the Rome Statue, the US shrinks from its international obligations, disrespects the law of nations, and fails to play a role in advancing international law.
The geopolitical imaginations in the film ‘Shake Hands with the Devil’ offer a unique inside-out perspective from the position of one man, Romeo Dallaire, and his experience of Rwandan genocide.
With the exception of the ‘non-attribution’ problem, cyber-warfare and the systemic asymmetry of cyber-attacks are both overstated, posing more of an annoyance than a threat to state security.
Using Giorgio Agamben’s concepts of ‘Bare Life’ and ‘State of Exception’, this essay reassesses the Israeli-Palistinian conflict and posits that Palestinians both live and don’t live under Israeli rule.
Impoverished slums, such as those in Mumbai and Gujarat, played a major part in ethnic violence because they were reliant upon resource networks divided along ethnic lines.
A pragmatic approach to Just War Theory is necessary where jus ad bellum is changing, and the blurring of real world situations makes it difficult to decide where jus ad bellum justice lies.
While consensus is lacking on the US’ role in directly planning the coup, American military and monetary aid were instrumental in Sukarno’s downfall and the outbreak of civil war.