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Sustainable Power is Just Power

Sustainable Power is Just Power

There have been multiple paradigms of power in IR, including ‘hard’, ‘soft’ and ‘smart’ power. The missing element has been that of justice – but the new paradigm of ‘just power’ may be the answer.

Review – Confront and Conceal

Review – Confront and Conceal

Those wishing to understand the limitations of American power and how difficult the foreign policy-making process will be in an age of austerity should consult this first draft of history.

Review – The Future of Power

Review – The Future of Power

Nye offers an intriguing analysis of the changing nature of power and how new geopolitical and economic trends will alter world politics in the coming years.

Michel Foucault’s Political Philosophy

Michel Foucault’s Political Philosophy

I recently wrote a book about the thought of Michel Foucault. It was published last year under the title The Political Philosophy of Michel Foucault. The book begins with a justification of the use of the term ‘political philosophy’ in relation to Foucault. The reason for caution about this term is precisely the reason why I think it is justified to use it in the title of the book.

Will Power? Neoconservative Commentary of the Iraq Crisis

“The neoconservative way . . . is to put an enormous emphasis on the importance of will in confronting and changing the world. America is currently in as unfavorable a position as it is because, more than anything, of a failure of will . . . [I]t can overcome adverse circumstances and prevail again by the mobilization and determined exercise of will.” –Owen Harries

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