Post Tagged with: "domestic politics"

The Failed Coup in Turkey: Prolonged Conflict in the State Apparatus

The Failed Coup in Turkey: Prolonged Conflict in the State Apparatus

Contrary to the hegemonic paradigm that has portrayed the military as an elitist institution, this paper considers civil-military relations as a field of class struggle.

Review – The Domestic Sources of European Foreign Policy

Review – The Domestic Sources of European Foreign Policy

Serrano emphasises the importance of domestic politics in shaping policy decisions at the EU level, an influence that has not always been empirically justified.

‘A Slippery Slope?’ The Impact of Scottish Independence on Wales

‘A Slippery Slope?’ The Impact of Scottish Independence on Wales

With different historical legacies, independence for Scotland would not mean the same for Wales. Though, it might well instigate a break-up of Britain into component, federal parts.

Is Contemporary American Conservatism More Than Just a Reactionary Ideological Platform?

Is Contemporary American Conservatism More Than Just a Reactionary Ideological Platform?

The term ‘conservative’ has been branded by politicians as a framework which allows them to peddle their political positions.

Putin Returns

Putin Returns

Putin will remain in power until 2024, barring assassination or revolution, and will become Russia’s longest ruling leader since Stalin. He is not known for his willingness to compromise or surrender Russia’s imperial gains, suggesting that a new time of troubles is looming on the horizon. This will indicate whether the West still sees Russia as a political part of Europe or has concluded that the country cannot be changed and the days of democratization have become a historical footnote.

Oil State Senator

To understand climate politics, one really needs to study both international and domestic factors. My field is international relations and I’ll likely be blogging here a good deal about national interests and state bargaining power. However, it is important to keep in mind internal actors and their interests.

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