Post Tagged with: "cold war"

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New Century, Old Rivalries: Russian Military Modernisation and NATO

With both NATO and Russia endeavouring to increase and improve their military capabilities against the other, a new arms race is on the cards.

Movie Review – ‘Hail, Caesar!’ and the Red Menace

Movie Review – ‘Hail, Caesar!’ and the Red Menace

‘Hail, Caesar!”s major contribution to the IR field is to remind us that the current tensions between the two global powers are nothing new.

Are We in a Cold War or Not? 1989, 1991, and Great Power Dissatisfaction

Are We in a Cold War or Not? 1989, 1991, and Great Power Dissatisfaction

The end of the Soviet Union served as a juncture from which Western structures spread. Russian dissatisfaction with global order led to assertion of its interests abroad.

Interview – Ivan Krastev

Interview – Ivan Krastev

Ivan Krastev discusses Russia’s troubled relationship with the West, the problems with democratic triumphalism, and the role of the EU in the post-Cold War world.

Interview – John R. McNeill

Interview – John R. McNeill

McNeill offers us the view that human history is a subset of ecological history and IR scholars will do well to explore the opportunities offered by historical lessons.

Review – The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Review – The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. provides an opportunity for IR scholars to experience a fictionalized account of global security cooperation during the 1960s in this new movie.

Review – The Sino-Soviet Alliance: An International History

Review – The Sino-Soviet Alliance: An International History

Jersild provides an excellent multidimensional analysis of the Beijing-Moscow relationship and valuable strategic insights which demarcate this book from earlier titles.

Review – The Cuban Embargo

Review – The Cuban Embargo

One of the few examples of a monograph on the US embargo of Cuba, this short and readable text helps us understand key internal dynamics which drive this policy.

Making Feminist Sense of ‘The Americans’

Making Feminist Sense of ‘The Americans’

Reading ‘The Americans’ through an Enloe inspired lens offers an example of the potential to explore the feminist critique of the public/private divide.

Student Input into Teaching Materials

Student Input into Teaching Materials

Trusting the student voice (with a tiny bit of steering) and trying new things has paid off in multiple ways for me, and hopefully for the students in my classes too.

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