Post Tagged with: "America"

Analysing but Not Seeing: What’s Missing When We Forget Images in IR

Analysing but Not Seeing: What’s Missing When We Forget Images in IR

Security is not solely constructed discursively but also visually. Dominant securitization theory ignores the latter, leaving it somewhat decontextualized.

Managing Global Security beyond ‘Pax Americana’

Managing Global Security beyond ‘Pax Americana’

The rivalry of superpowers that we saw in the 20th century was a certain kind of world order. The hubris of one rich and powerful nation, the USA, is another – and one that is likely to end soon.

Income Inequality & Subaltern America: Thoughts for U.S. Election Day

Income Inequality & Subaltern America: Thoughts for U.S. Election Day

The next President of the U.S. is going to have to face the consequences of high levels of income inequality among the grassroots of the American people.

Trump as the Beginning of Republican Party 2.0

Trump as the Beginning of Republican Party 2.0

With Ted Cruz’s exit and Trump becoming the presumptive nominee, the Republican Party establishment have decided to lose the 2016 election.

Russia-US Relations: Brinkmanship and Hostilities Continue

Russia-US Relations: Brinkmanship and Hostilities Continue

The US and Russia are not in a new Cold War. But distrust is deep and the two nations find themselves at the opposite side of the table at almost every turn.

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

The growing reliance on drones highlights the Western requirement for precision, accountability, and a reduction in collateral damage

Image by Sam Breach

The “New Type of Major Power Relations”: A New Normal in Sino-US Ties

Political, economic and military conditions make a direct clash between the two powers possible, yet there are also constraints on all levels impeding on this.

Review – U.S.-Iran Misperceptions: A Dialogue

Review – U.S.-Iran Misperceptions: A Dialogue

Though Maleki and Tirman’s work describes the roots of US-Iran (mis)perception, their effort ultimately fails as a work of academic merit for exactly that reason.

Ukraine and the Interwoven Interests of America, Russia, and the EU

Ukraine and the Interwoven Interests of America, Russia, and the EU

Ukraine is crucial for the future global strategies of the US, Russia, and the EU. Conflicting approaches to the crisis should not mask the interwoven interests.

Geopolitics or Delusions? The Dilemmas of American Policy in the Persian Gulf

Geopolitics or Delusions? The Dilemmas of American Policy in the Persian Gulf

The political evolution of the Gulf, and for that matter of the whole Middle East, is something that policymakers in Washington can neither ignore nor control.

Review – Reporting at the Southern Borders

Review – Reporting at the Southern Borders

Dell’Orto and Birchfeld provide unique and compelling insights into the uncertainty, dilemmas and challenges routinely faced by journalists when reporting on immigration.

Review – Religion and American Exceptionalism

Review – Religion and American Exceptionalism

The authors provide a critical lens through which readers can examine the history and discursive origins of American exceptionalism – that is, a narrative which illustrates who Americans are.

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