Post Tagged with: "cold war"

Review – The Empty Throne: America’s Abdication of Global Leadership

Review – The Empty Throne: America’s Abdication of Global Leadership

Daalder and Lindsay’s book critiques the loss of US leadership under Trump but fails to break new ground or present a clear account of what leadership is or should be.

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Review – The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

Richard Sakwa argues this is a strange book that attempts to defend the liberal order but demonstrates similar failings to other books within the New Cold War literature.

Interview – Andrew Hom

Interview – Andrew Hom

Andrew Hom tells us about the temporal turn in IR, different understandings of time, how time is political, and some of the best advice he has received during his career.

The Great Thaw: Climate Change and the Post-Cold War World

The Great Thaw: Climate Change and the Post-Cold War World

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the geopolitical climate frozen from the Cold War along with our understanding of climate change and its security risks have thawed.

Soviet Foreign Policy in the Early 1980s: A View from Chinese Sovietology

Soviet Foreign Policy in the Early 1980s: A View from Chinese Sovietology

Chinese Soviet-watchers did not present many vicissitudes of Soviet international manoeuvres; instead, they attempted to adjust their analyses to align with China’s vision of itself and the world.

Interview – Virginie Grzelczyk

Interview – Virginie Grzelczyk

Virginie Grzelczyk discusses North Korea’s status as a nuclear power, the ways in which they are
“mainstreaming”, and their relationship with South Korea and the US.

Cold War Theories, War on Terror Practices

Cold War Theories, War on Terror Practices

Old reference points no longer hold in an age marked by transnational security threats that do not align with traditional security frameworks.

‘A Technocracy of Sensuousness’: Music Video in International Politics

‘A Technocracy of Sensuousness’: Music Video in International Politics

Music video not just encourages but forces scholars of music in world politics to go beyond the places where references to the political are easy to find.

Review – Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century

Review – Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century

Kathryn Sikkink’s book addresses the critiques of human rights movements, law and institutions and provides a convincing defence of their effectiveness and legitimacy.

Realism, Small States and Neutrality

Realism, Small States and Neutrality

For realists, neutral states can play a marginal role in the balance of power, but with the end of the Cold War there has been a lack of such a balance.

Student Feature – The Evolution of the Nation-State

Student Feature – The Evolution of the Nation-State

This student feature introduces readers to the development of nation-states. Once believed to offer perpetual peace, they soon gave rise to an even harsher form of war.

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