Features

E-IR publishes regular feature pieces, including reviews of the latest books and interviews with leading figures in the field.

Review – Counterinsurgency Warfare

Review – Counterinsurgency Warfare

David Galula’s classical 1964 work Counterinsurgency Warfare is one of the most cited and maligned works on the subject. A modern review of the book is necessary to dispel the myths surrounding it.

Review – Never Forget National Humiliation

Review – Never Forget National Humiliation

The over-arching quest for nationalist legitimacy by the CCP is at the very heart of Zheng Wang’s must-read for anyone interested in post-Tiananmen Chinese nationalism.

Interview – Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

Interview – Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam shares his insight on the legacy of Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations thesis, its impact in the modern world, and ways to move beyond a clash narrative.

Review – Seapower

Review – Seapower

In exploring how both competition and collaboration are redefining seapower in the 21st century, this insightful analysis contends that the Asia-Pacific’s growing might in this strategic arena is challenging the West’s comparative decline.

Interview – Timothy Garton Ash

Interview – Timothy Garton Ash

Timothy Garton Ash – British historian, author and commentator – answers your questions about the Euro crisis, EU integration, the UK royal charter on the press, and more.

Edited Collection – System, Society & the World: Exploring the English School (1st Edition)

Edited Collection – System, Society & the World: Exploring the English School (1st Edition)

To demonstrate the advantages and value of the English School, this volume brings together some of its most important voices to introduce the School & explore its key applications in IR.

Review – Conscience: A Very Short Introduction

Review – Conscience: A Very Short Introduction

Paul Strohm’s ‘Conscience’ is at once an accessible, thought-provoking and often entertaining introduction to a controversial topic – a tour from the historic origins of the term right through to the present day.

Review – Framing Sarah Palin

Review – Framing Sarah Palin

Drawing on Palin’s rapid political ascent in 2008 and the partisan commentary that accompanied her rise, Framing Sarah Palin highlights the role of narratives in politics and the pitfalls of the self-created.

Review – From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment

Review – From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment

This timely collection of broad-ranging essays examines the failure of efforts to reform the Greek economy prior to 2010, and lays important context to suggest that the future is not bright.

Review – Virtuous War

Review – Virtuous War

The use of drones in the War on Terror has become a legal and ethical minefield. James Der Derian’s timely book adds to the debate by exploring the role technology can play in fighting ‘virtuous wars’ with fewer casualties.

Review – The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security

Review – The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security

In a context where global religious movements cannot be separated from issues of governance, politics, or security this book fills a serious lacuna in the field of security studies.

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