Post Tagged with: "war"

Lost for Words: Responding to the Kunduz Bombings

Lost for Words: Responding to the Kunduz Bombings

The Kunduz bombings may mirror the transformative effect ‘a new normal’ in which the bombing of hospitals during conflict are no longer tantamount to a war crime.

War through a Temporal Lens

War through a Temporal Lens

The unforeseeable future implicates the present but also the manner in which decisions in the present operate at the intersection of meaning in past and 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

From Sovereignty to War: Foucault’s Analytic of Power

From Sovereignty to War: Foucault’s Analytic of Power

Foucault’s work draws our attention to the fact that in an age characterized by mechanisms of exclusion of those who threaten the human race that war, not sovereignty, is political strategy.

Review – Emotions, Politics and War

Review – Emotions, Politics and War

This volume explores the nexus between emotions, world politics, and war and argues that IR debates should tackle the political dimensions of emotions.

Women’s Power to Stop War: Lessons for the International Studies Association

Women’s Power to Stop War: Lessons for the International Studies Association

Creative energy and renewed multilateralism is needed to challenge the ideological imperialism that dominates our thinking, research and action around peace and security.

How to Win the War on War?

How to Win the War on War?

Either we agree that we are effectively free of war, and guaranteed to suffer its burden even less, or we hold ourselves to be condemned to it, with naught to be done.

Justifying Surveillance

Justifying Surveillance

Surveillance can be justified. The challenge lies in justifying certain acts of surveillance, and in determining why it is that such acts strike us as eminently sensible.

Review – Global Crisis: War, Climate Change & Catastrophe in the 17th Century

Review – Global Crisis: War, Climate Change & Catastrophe in the 17th Century

Parker turns even omissions into strengths as his book manages to appeal to scholars of various different disciplines and ranks.

War in Video Games – Between Reality and Entertainment

War in Video Games – Between Reality and Entertainment

Entertainment is not, and should not need to be, education. It is the responsibility of any society to ensure that its members are capable of separating the two.

Winds of Change to Winds of War

Winds of Change to Winds of War

Just 25 years ago the world believed in the definitive victory of liberalism, freedom, democracy and peace. However, the post-Berlin Wall journey has not fulfilled that ideal.

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