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Emotions in International Relations

Emotions in International Relations

The main theoretical approaches to IR have all built on emotional states: realists emphasize fear, institutionalists trust, Marxists greed, constructivists affect. But only recently have scholars sought to explore the effects of emotional states.

Iran, the Arab Street and Avoiding a Military Strike

Iran, the Arab Street and Avoiding a Military Strike

Iran’s influence on the Arab world is waning. The regime faces increasing domestic and international pressures, and is looking for a game changer. This is why a military strike on Iran must be avoided.

Global Civil Society Speaks Out: Israel as an Apartheid State

Global Civil Society Speaks Out: Israel as an Apartheid State

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign is growing, suggesting that Israel’s policies are coming into ever-sharper questioning in the twenty-first century.

Globalizing Walls

Globalizing Walls

The walls in news stories are metaphors of community and division. They mix geography and history. They carry material and mythical meanings for the societies on either side, and for emerging global culture.

Is Israel Becoming an International Pariah?

Is Israel Becoming an International Pariah?

It is about time for another narrative which does not play up the fears of people, but which promotes their hopes. In a climate of hope, there is no place for pariahs, boycotts and old hatreds.

Review – The Politics of the Palestinian Authority

Review – The Politics of the Palestinian Authority

Nigel Parsons’ book is a must-read for all of those interested in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and for scholars researching conflict-affected areas, processes of transition & national movements.

Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Legal under International Law?

Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Legal under International Law?

International law could serve as a framework to clarify some of the disputed issues in the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Under this framework Israel cannot claim to have a valid title to the Occupied Palestinian Territories – neither historically, nor based on the Palestine Mandate.

The Eight-Day War

The Eight-Day War

The one problem that prevents an end to the Israel-Palestine issue is the willingness of leaders to take the chance of compromise to get something which is better than nothing.

Israel-Iran Nuclear Crisis: A Diplomatic Opportunity

Israel-Iran Nuclear Crisis: A Diplomatic Opportunity

A nuclear-armed Iran could create a military catastrophe for the region, potentially demanding a militarized response from neighbors. However, it is not without opportunity for resolution.

Has Operation Pillar of Defense Enhanced Israel’s Deterrence?

Has Operation Pillar of Defense Enhanced Israel’s Deterrence?

Operation Pillar of Defense has demonstrated Israel’s growing military capabilities, enhancing its deterrence against Hamas. Yet, this situation may not last for long.

Wanted: A Coherent Canadian Foreign Policy

Wanted: A Coherent Canadian Foreign Policy

Between 2006 and 2011, Stephen Harper’s “Restrained Pragmatism” was a shift towards a realist foreign policy strategy, but now he appears lost and this poses risks for Canada in the international state system.

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