Post Tagged with: "war"

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.

The Chickenhawk Argument

The Chickenhawk Argument

Concern with the chickenhawk syndrome aims to reclaim a cluster of concerns. Although its moral impulse is clear, its institutional implications are less clear.

Review – The Theory and Practice of Irregular Warfare

Review – The Theory and Practice of Irregular Warfare

Mumford & Reis’ edited volume is something that needed to be written. Despite some shortcomings, it makes interesting reading for theorists, historians and policymakers.

American Exceptionalism: The Gender Factor

American Exceptionalism: The Gender Factor

To undo the conceit of American exceptionalism, we have to undo the power of sovereign masculinity and address the seduction it exercises across the political spectrum.

Who Wants to Go to a Hot War Zone?  The Relationship between War and Tourism

Who Wants to Go to a Hot War Zone? The Relationship between War and Tourism

While war tourism is not new, analyses that take into account the ‘heat’ of the location and motivations of the war tourist can teach us new things about the phenomenon.

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