Post Tagged with: "Foreign Policy"

Four Religions of Foreign Policy

Four Religions of Foreign Policy

There are many healthy debates on religion and foreign policy, but there is still more to say about the nuances of religion at play in the international sphere.

Crafting an Effective Foreign Policy to Confront Terrorism in the Middle East

Crafting an Effective Foreign Policy to Confront Terrorism in the Middle East

As long as Hamas or Hezbollah are viewed as less “bad” than ISIS and are seen as parties that can be reasonably dealt with, there can be no peace in the Middle East.

Review – North Korea and Northeast Asian Regional Security

Review – North Korea and Northeast Asian Regional Security

Shen’s edited book presents a good collection of regional perspectives on the security problems posed by a nuclear North Korea during the late-Kim Jong Il period.

Review – China’s Foreign Political and Economic Relations

Review – China’s Foreign Political and Economic Relations

Heilmann & Schmidt provide an objective and insightful account of China’s policy-making. Their book is therefore recommended for anyone interested in contemporary China.

Holiday Gifts for IR Professors

Holiday Gifts for IR Professors

Dan Drezner offered a gift guide for political scientists in the Washington Post last week. In the same spirit, here are some ideas for the IR professor in your life.

Foreign Policy as a Tool of State-Building in the Post-Yugoslav States

Foreign Policy as a Tool of State-Building in the Post-Yugoslav States

Foreign policy as a tool of state-building promises new evidence and may force us to re-think key concepts in international relations.

A Liberal Defense of Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy

A Liberal Defense of Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy

Obama is a foreign policy Liberal, in the best sense of the term. He has delivered a balanced foreign policy that protects U.S. interests while promoting U.S. values.

Australia-China and the Rise of Pax-Sino: Where to Now?

Australia-China and the Rise of Pax-Sino: Where to Now?

Unless Australia understands the new Asia-Pacific environment and ceases elevating the US and other regional Euro-centric allies, frictions with China will continue.

Getting Away With It: How Governments Sew Up Foreign Policies in Advance

Getting Away With It: How Governments Sew Up Foreign Policies in Advance

All foreign policies are stitched together in order to appease the greatest number of potential stakeholders while limiting the number of potential opponents.

The EU Mission to the Central African Republic: Risking More Than Credibility

The EU Mission to the Central African Republic: Risking More Than Credibility

EU member states took the right decision by acting swiftly in CAR in January — their hesitation now not only risks the EU’s credibility but a deepening of the crisis.

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.

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