Post Tagged with: "World Order"

The World Unites and Disunites: Someone Must Try to Keep It Together

The World Unites and Disunites: Someone Must Try to Keep It Together

If Angelina Jolie speaks for refugees, even the most hard-hearted government listens. A curious populist horizontality has come to accompany the political hierarchy of the UN.

Review – International Order in Diversity

Review – International Order in Diversity

Though an empirically intriguing and entertaining read, Phillips and Sharman’s book falls short on theory and contains fallacious historical investigation.

Managing Global Security beyond ‘Pax Americana’

Managing Global Security beyond ‘Pax Americana’

The rivalry of superpowers that we saw in the 20th century was a certain kind of world order. The hubris of one rich and powerful nation, the USA, is another – and one that is likely to end soon.

Review – Splinterlands

Review – Splinterlands

Feffer’s novel is a compelling, short and readable account of what may happen to our world when forms of global integration disintegrate and there is no common future.

Review – Comparative Regionalism: Economics and Security

Review – Comparative Regionalism: Economics and Security

An informative, analytically rich and eloquent book which will appeal to those who are interested in connections between global, regional and domestic orders.

Review Article – The BRICs and International Relations

Review Article – The BRICs and International Relations

These two academically rigorous books serve as valuable guides to the relations among BRICs and provide engaging analyses on their impact on international order.

Review – Rethinking Hegemony

Review – Rethinking Hegemony

Although some of his criticisms are slightly overstated, Worth successfully clarifies the concept of hegemony and applies it to analyses of major contemporary trends.

World Order, Human Rights, and the Security Council Veto

World Order, Human Rights, and the Security Council Veto

The Security Council is an unedifying conflation of craven geopolitics. The veto power of the P5 is incompatible with the protection and promotion of human rights.

An End in Sight? The War on Terror and the Future of World Order

An End in Sight? The War on Terror and the Future of World Order

Western democracies must accept China as an equal partner in managing the global order, an order that has until recently borne the distinctive imprint of Western interests. The task of accommodating China will form the defining challenge of the 21st century.

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