Serious change in the global security order can come about only when the United States actually does less international intervening. Then, others will do more – if slowly at first.
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Whilst populist movements have shown to be able to exploit sacral tradition, regal and religious institutions can equally employ resources to oppose populist agendas
In the age of Trump and a rising tide of intolerance globally, a universalist outlook that critiques all forms of repression is an important theoretical perspective to adopt.
Terrorism terrorizes. The public’s desire for protection will provoke a political response. The ban is a message to friends and family of terrorists.
Arendt’s analysis of totalitarianism matches Trump’s politics. Being alert means not to retreat in the hopes and naivety that it won’t be as bad as it looks.
Prof. Parmar talks about long-term US foreign policy, the think tank underbelly that forms an empire of the mind and also influences the Trump presidency.
In some American eyes, most recently in the Trump administration, the rich nations of the world appear to find excuses to do little for global security or even their own defense.
Trump’s presidency represents a radical break in international politics. Under Trumpism rules are for losers. Realism has returned, and liberal internationalism is, for now anyway, dead.
Trump’s inaugural address unambiguously reiterated his earlier statements on foreign policy to end what mainstream US politics regards as American leadership in the world.
Both the diminution of America’s supremacy and the war-weariness of the American public raise questions about the solidity of the nation’s extensive security commitments.
If Trump scraps the Iran nuclear agreement his administration may push Iran into using ISIS in a tactical way against American interests in the Middle East.
Professor Shani offers his take on human security and post-coloniality, religion in the context of current developments in the West, the economic crisis and post-liberalism.