Post Tagged with: "Security"

India, the NSG, and the Chinese Impasse

India, the NSG, and the Chinese Impasse

China’s opposition to India’s admission to the NSG appears a systemic attempt at discrimination against India – a visibly responsible nuclear power.

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The EU must effectively address its migration pathologies and dysfunctionalities to fulfil its humanitarian promise to be a space of freedom, prosperity and rule of law

Review – Ethics and Global Security

Review – Ethics and Global Security

Burke et al. offer refreshingly optimistic thinking on security. Their book is required reading for anyone interested in, and concerned about, our common future.

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

The growing reliance on drones highlights the Western requirement for precision, accountability, and a reduction in collateral damage

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The Significance of the ‘Human Security’ Paradigm in International Politics

The topic of human security is multifaceted and demands caution when analysed in different contexts.

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Posthuman Security: Reflections from an Open-ended Conversation

The discussion of ‘posthuman security’ places both of its key terms in constant question, and stubbornly refuses closure into any particular vision of either.

Ecological Security

Ecological Security

The profound nature of the challenge posed by climate change arguably compels us to think in new ways about what security means and how it might be realized.

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Chronic Refugee Populations and UNHCR’s Funding Model: A Source of Insecurity

The donor-funded model of UNHCR fails to account for long-standing exiled populations, which eventually leads to security implications in vulnerable areas.

Review – The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Review – The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. provides an opportunity for IR scholars to experience a fictionalized account of global security cooperation during the 1960s in this new movie.

Review – Providing for National Security: A Comparative Analysis

Review – Providing for National Security: A Comparative Analysis

Although there is much of value in this title, its attention to the usual suspects of big to medium powers should instead be focused on North Africa and the Middle East.

Personal-Political Imaginations: Feminism, Gender and Security in Serbia

Personal-Political Imaginations: Feminism, Gender and Security in Serbia

To understand how particular meanings of ‘gender security’ come about, it’s necessary to pay attention to personal-political imaginations of conflict and post-conflict.

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