Post Tagged with: "International Relations Theory"

A Short Note on the Use of Game Theory in Analyses of International Relations

A Short Note on the Use of Game Theory in Analyses of International Relations

Game theory has the possibility of generating new explanations for international interactions and informing the findings of other theoretical approaches.

Perceptions of the Other: Iran’s National Identity and Nuclear Policy

Perceptions of the Other: Iran’s National Identity and Nuclear Policy

Iranian leaders’ different national identity conceptions provide insights into Tehran’s motivations for possibly acquiring a nuclear weapon, as well as the fallacy of Washington’s current approach.

Realist-Liberal Divide? Power & Progress in a World in Transition

Realist-Liberal Divide? Power & Progress in a World in Transition

Scholars and public commentators need to integrate the insights of the realist logic of struggle for domination and security, with the liberal logic of political development and change.

Can Any Realists do P.R. Anymore?

Can Any Realists do P.R. Anymore?

Steve Walt is right that the world would be better off if realists ran U.S. foreign policy. But they never will do so until they learn how to sell their policy prescriptions to the American people.

Review – The End of Certainty

Review – The End of Certainty

Distinguished Professor of International Relations Stephen Chan criticizes current analyses of international developments as being based primarily on western systemic models that steadily impose a cultural monopoly on the field.

A hectic season for IR junkies

This is a hectic season for IR junkies – another American-led war, several new African catastrophes, another crisis over the Euro, and (perhaps, best of all) the return of the nuclear issue. As these have arisen I’ve been wondering what kind of a creature IR is in the aftermath of […]

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