Post Tagged with: "Conflict"

Interview – Costas Constantinou

Interview – Costas Constantinou

Costas Constantinou discusses the application of IR theory to diplomacy, the gap between scholarship on diplomacy and practice, plus the Cyprus Problem and identity.

Interview – Angelika Rettberg

Interview – Angelika Rettberg

Angelika Rettberg talks about her forthcoming book on war economies and post-war crime, the role of resources in the conflict in Colombia and the recent peace agreement.

Review – Thucydides on the Outbreak of War

Review – Thucydides on the Outbreak of War

Jaffe’s excellent and accessible book deals with the state of the art literature on realism and constructivism and challenges realist interpretations of Thucydides.

Interview – Lucy Scott

Interview – Lucy Scott

Lucy Scott tells us about her PhD research on the British military intervention in Sierra Leone, the legacy of the intervention and gives her advice to young scholars.

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Mandelbaum’s book is an analytically flawed, contradictory and unconventional piece of realist scholarship that considers the instability of the post-Cold War period.

Interview – George Butler

Interview – George Butler

Reportage artist, George Butler, talks to us about his work drawing the news in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, as well the future for young Syrians and his Hands Up Foundation.

Interview – Abbey Steele

Interview – Abbey Steele

Abbey Steele talks to us about the Colombian conflict, forms of displacement, the practice of ‘subcontracted state-building’, her fieldwork in Colombia and women in IR.

Interview – Mike Martin

Interview – Mike Martin

Mike Martin discusses his career in the British Army and risk management, recent negotiations between the US and the Taliban, and the importance of ideology in conflict.

Fixing Ruptured Masculinities: Reflections from Kashmir

Fixing Ruptured Masculinities: Reflections from Kashmir

A façade of nationalism, security and religion is successfully curated under which the masculine politics dances relentlessly.

Review – Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Review – Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Mujanović’s book outlines the crisis of democracy and failure of Western efforts to democratise the Balkan region but offers pessimism as well as hope for the future.

Image by NATO Training Mission Afghanistan

Good Cop, Bad Cop

European Allies must decide whether or not to honor America as a global intervener by naming the new NATO headquarters building after John McCain.

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