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Interview – Julian Go

Interview – Julian Go

Prof. Julian Go discusses social theory, the need for a ‘third wave’ of postcolonial thought, the dangers of American exceptionalism and identifies the patterns of empire.

EU Security Policy in the Era of Trump: A Radical Account

EU Security Policy in the Era of Trump: A Radical Account

The Trump administration is a reminder to EU governments and elites of the risks of their weakened discursive hegemony over large parts of the population.

The US, China and the Real Thucydides’ Trap

The US, China and the Real Thucydides’ Trap

War is avoidable. The real ‘Thucydides Trap’ is not that of competition and fear. The answer lies in Thucydides’ multi-causal thinking.

Is Russia America’s Enemy?

Is Russia America’s Enemy?

It does the US, as well as the international community, no good if discussion and debate about US-Russian relations aren’t grounded in sound logic and empirical evidence.

Does North Korea Want to Be Attacked?

Does North Korea Want to Be Attacked?

As the Trump administration considers North Korea’s recent belligerence, it should bear in mind that launching limited strikes might be exactly what Kim Jong-un wants.

Donald Trump’s Echoes of Fascism over Crimea

Donald Trump’s Echoes of Fascism over Crimea

It is no wonder that fascism appears in analyses of Trump. Both share demagoguery, false creation of enemies as the source of problems, autarky, isolation, mass propaganda and a bombastic leader.

Which T.V. Show or Movie Does This World Most Resemble?

Which T.V. Show or Movie Does This World Most Resemble?

Some elements of the story lines of known television shows and movies resonate well with the current global political climate.

Intuitive Action and Popular Culture in Trump’s Alternative Facts Age

Intuitive Action and Popular Culture in Trump’s Alternative Facts Age

As the exceptional American follows its path intuitively without any need to draw on agreed upon facts, guns can be drawn upon alternative facts driven by intuitive knowledge.

Post-Truth, Complicity and International Politics

Post-Truth, Complicity and International Politics

Apparently, we live in ‘post-truth’ times. But is this anything new? Is it more than a passing meme? And what might it mean for students and scholars of International Relations?

Analysing but Not Seeing: What’s Missing When We Forget Images in IR

Analysing but Not Seeing: What’s Missing When We Forget Images in IR

Security is not solely constructed discursively but also visually. Dominant securitization theory ignores the latter, leaving it somewhat decontextualized.

The War of the Words: Trump and the Left

The War of the Words: Trump and the Left

Institutions keeps the country intact and in balance over the long term. Arguments over the details of policy matter less, for we regularly change our minds on policy.

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