Drones offer little strategic value because they have the capacity to perpetuate the problem they are trying to solve, which is argued through two theoretical approaches.
While there were legitimate moral reasons for pursuing lustration, political factors established lustration as the dominant framework for transitional justice.
Adopting an international historical approach to the origins of the 2003 Iraq War, as opposed to an IR theory approach, presents both challenges and opportunities.
The US invasion of Iraq in 2003 was the culmination of a long series of events and the product of many complex, different, and yet interrelated factors.
Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War represent a number of restraining measures on the executive that may not give him complete unilateral power in emergency situations.
The security dilemma is self-fulfilling and inescapable: states can take defensive positions to mitigate its negative effects, but this only postpones the inevitable.
Attempts to compare Malaya with other counterinsurgency campaigns such as the Vietnam War or Afghanistan War are limited in value and risk dangerous over-simplifications
The gendered framing of female Syrian rebels, prevalent in media sources, de-legitimises the political reasoning behind their individual decisions to be involved.
Throughout its endeavour, NATO has faced many key challenges in its crisis management operation in Afghanistan.
R2P’s power lies in its potential, as an emerging norm, to shift state attitudes to mass atrocity crimes to a legal commitment to protect at risk people around the world.
To play an effective role in peace building, truth commissions must address underlying structural violence and contribute to the success of additional justice mechanisms.
Historical animosity has been a major factor in Sino–Japanese tensions, but strategic regional objectives remain their primary motivator.