Post Tagged with: "Foreign Policy"

Interview – Joseph Chinyong Liow

Interview – Joseph Chinyong Liow

Dr Joseph discusses the Trump administration’s foreign policy strategy for East and Southeast Asia, growing conservatism in Indonesia, and the 50th anniversary of ASEAN.

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Trump’s Dream and Tocqueville’s Nightmare

The current erosion of agency amongst citizens in the U.S. is bringing us closer than ever to Tocqueville’s cautions of the path to despotism

Review Feature – The Experts are Dead, Long Live the Experts!

Review Feature – The Experts are Dead, Long Live the Experts!

Two new books, The Ideas Industry and The Death of Expertise, consider the role of experts in the current US political landscape but reach quite different conclusions.

Authoritarian Difussion and the Failure of the “Colour Revolutions” to Spread

Authoritarian Difussion and the Failure of the “Colour Revolutions” to Spread

Can the concept of “Authoritarian Difussion” explain the unsuccessful spread of the colour revolution and the repressive measures that illiberal regimes have taken after?

Revisiting Responsibility in International Relations: Canadian Foreign Policy

Revisiting Responsibility in International Relations: Canadian Foreign Policy

In the last decade, IR research on responsibility has dwindled. Given this, we must revisit responsibility to understand how states engage with and deliver on the term.

Utility of Force – a Response to Yuval Noah Harari

Utility of Force – a Response to Yuval Noah Harari

Hope alone does not create stability among states: coherent national strategy does.

Russian Society and the Conflict in Ukraine: Masses, Elites and Identity

Russian Society and the Conflict in Ukraine: Masses, Elites and Identity

The way Russians comprehend the conflict with Ukraine is fundamentally conditioned by nationalism, but this nationalism is not necessarily xenophobic and aggressive.

Learning from History in Shaping Foreign Policy – A Theoretical Framework

Learning from History in Shaping Foreign Policy – A Theoretical Framework

Learning from history entails a reasoned analysis of the decision-making process as whole, and not only of the decision itself that was ultimately adopted.

The Realism of Holy See Foreign Policy

The Realism of Holy See Foreign Policy

The Holy See adheres to a realism that differs from classical realism in that it succeeds in disconnecting the Church’s theology to its foreign policy practice.

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

Obama has treaded more lightly with Israel than Reagan and Bush. It is useful to compare recent events to periods of tension from 1981-1982 during Regan’s presidency.

Online Resources – Foreign Policy and Diplomacy

Online Resources – Foreign Policy and Diplomacy

A collection of online resources, including multimedia clips and free book chapters, introducing foreign policy and diplomacy to beginners.

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