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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.

Emotion and Dystopian Idealism in Security Studies

Emotion and Dystopian Idealism in Security Studies

While forms of power are important they do not necessarily shape collective emotions which can be situated in a much more dispersed sets of cultural practices.

The Peloponnesian War and Killer Robots: Norms of Protection in Security Policy

The Peloponnesian War and Killer Robots: Norms of Protection in Security Policy

We need not be grateful for the ‘protection’ of killer robots; we may instead mimic Lysistrata and humanize the very structure of protection in the 21st century.

Vernacular Securities and Everyday Life

Vernacular Securities and Everyday Life

Security studies doesn’t engage with vernacular, or everyday, experiences of security. As such, its authority to discuss contemporary sources of insecurity is greatly reduced.

U.S. Sanctions and the Nuclear Endgame in Iran

U.S. Sanctions and the Nuclear Endgame in Iran

The new sanctions on Iran are having a greater impact than prior efforts. To halt Iran’s enrichment, the U.S. and the P5+1 must now offer sanctions relief in return for nuclear concessions.

Flying Blind: Why Armed Drones May Detract from Turkish Security

Flying Blind: Why Armed Drones May Detract from Turkish Security

Turkey is actively seeking to procure armed unmanned drone aircraft to combat its Kurdish insurgency. This strategy carries profound risks.

Seeing Gender in International Security

Seeing Gender in International Security

Gender is not the only lens, idea, concept, or ‘variable’ that one needs to explain security. But, security cannot be fully defined, understood, or obtained without the aid of feminist theorizing.

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