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Finding an Alternative World Order

Finding an Alternative World Order

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.

The Prince, the Pope and a Populist Moment

The Prince, the Pope and a Populist Moment

Whilst populist movements have shown to be able to exploit sacral tradition, regal and religious institutions can equally employ resources to oppose populist agendas

The Far Right in the US and the Religious Right in Iran

The Far Right in the US and the Religious Right in Iran

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.

Making Sense of Trump’s Travel Ban

Making Sense of Trump’s Travel Ban

Terrorism terrorizes. The public’s desire for protection will provoke a political response. The ban is a message to friends and family of terrorists.

Totalitarianism Is Back – Time to Awake!

Totalitarianism Is Back – Time to Awake!

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.

Interview – Inderjeet Parmar

Interview – Inderjeet Parmar

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.

A World Full of Free Riders?

A World Full of Free Riders?

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.

‘Trumpism’ and the Future of International Politics: The Return of Realism

‘Trumpism’ and the Future of International Politics: The Return of Realism

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.

The Inaugural Address: Trump’s Nationalist Turn

The Inaugural Address: Trump’s Nationalist Turn

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.

The Appeal of ‘America First’ in Donald Trump’s America

The Appeal of ‘America First’ in Donald Trump’s America

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.

Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

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.

Interview – Giorgio Shani

Interview – Giorgio Shani

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.

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