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Review – Space Warfare in the 21st Century: Arming the Heavens

Review – Space Warfare in the 21st Century: Arming the Heavens

A fair introductory text for newcomers to space security, but for those already experienced in space policy the arguments and controversies will be quite familiar.

Regime Theory and the Study of Outer Space Politics

Regime Theory and the Study of Outer Space Politics

The politics of outer space are not as ‘out there’ as some may think. As neutral territory where multiple actors have interests, the notion of regimes provides enduring explanatory purchase.

How Does IR Relate to Space Exploration in the 21st Century?

How Does IR Relate to Space Exploration in the 21st Century?

For any country to neglect the soft power dimensions of space is done at the country’s long-term peril. Clearly, Asian countries understand this premise.

Doubts about a New Space Race

Doubts about a New Space Race

For a new space race to occur, the US-China military rivalry in space must escalate to a general rivalry in prestige exploratory programs. But, as history has shown, the gulf between aspirations and reality is wide.

The Causes of the New Space Race

The Causes of the New Space Race

The first space race was the start of a new era in human history, not its apogee. There is no guarantee that we will not repeat it. But if money is the sinews of war, this space race will be more formidable than the last.

Will the U.S. be Overtaken by China In Space?

Will the U.S. be Overtaken by China In Space?

Will Chinese taikonauts land on the moon in 2020? Given such broad Chinese efforts in developing space technology, China could surpass the US in the coming decade.

Review – Space Policy in Developing Countries

Review – Space Policy in Developing Countries

Space Policy in Developing Countries is an excellent and timely introduction to a fast changing field and adds to the evolving academic debate surrounding space policy.

How Far is China from the European Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities?

How Far is China from the European Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities?

The primary hurdle for China to subscribe to the European Code of Conduct for Space Activities is the biased substantive obligations and finding the most appropriate forum to negotiate.

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