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Interview – Ivan Krastev

Interview – Ivan Krastev

Ivan Krastev discusses Russia’s troubled relationship with the West, the problems with democratic triumphalism, and the role of the EU in the post-Cold War world.

Review – Liberal Realism: a Realist Theory of Liberal Politics

Review – Liberal Realism: a Realist Theory of Liberal Politics

An engaging, perceptive and well-judged contribution which will give even those who disagree with the realist critique a reason to reflect on their own principles.

Winds of Change to Winds of War

Winds of Change to Winds of War

Just 25 years ago the world believed in the definitive victory of liberalism, freedom, democracy and peace. However, the post-Berlin Wall journey has not fulfilled that ideal.

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.

Review – East, West, North, South: International Relations since 1945

Review – East, West, North, South: International Relations since 1945

This edition enlightens the reader to new facts and interpretations, although limited in their scope, about the events post-1945 and particularly those after 1986.

Hans Kelsen and the Case for Democracy

Hans Kelsen and the Case for Democracy

Kelsen’s theory of democracy is intimately tied to his thinking about law, primarily his refusal to surrender to any of the mythologies that denature investigation of legal and political phenomena.

The Power Politics Game

The Power Politics Game

Games allow professors to show students that knowledge does not only have to come from a lecturer, but can also be experienced. Through games, students appreciate the complexities of international politics.

The IR Theory Game

The IR Theory Game

Students usually find theory the part of courses they enjoy least. The challenge, then, is to make theory accessible, to give the students something to do, rather than just something to listen to.

Building Theory Through History

Building Theory Through History

The biggest shortcoming of IR students is their lack of historical background. If this problem was corrected, it would greatly help their efforts at understanding the world around them.

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.

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