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.
Nationalism and a fear of foreign domination led Japan to pursue domestic and external reform, shun traditional Sino-centrism, and build a European-style empire in Asia.
While there were legitimate moral reasons for pursuing lustration, political factors established lustration as the dominant framework for transitional justice.
Accommodating other theories, Neoclassical Realism can explain military change through the internal characteristics and grand strategies of states.
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.
The rebalancing by the United States towards the South Pacific is less about containment and is more about competitive engagement in the region.
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 Central Security and Defence Policy attempted to centralise the decision-making process on foreign policy for E.U. members, but a more unified Union is essential.
Throughout its endeavour, NATO has faced many key challenges in its crisis management operation in Afghanistan.
Due to unrealistic expectations associated with ‘thick’ reconciliation, ‘thin’ reconciliation offers practical realities and moral intent in post-conflict scenarios.
The symbolic power of the aircraft carrier was key to China’s public demand to develop aircraft capabilities and reflective of desires to achieve world power prestige.
Globalization has reduced the importance of space in geopolitics, but Iraq, Iran and North Korea have developed capabilities to increase the value of space.