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Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Great Power Management: English School Meets Governmentality?

Whilst there is hardly any doubt as to the existence of four of the five major institutions of international society identified by Hedley Bull, this is not the case with the fifth institution: great power management.

Opportunity and Peril in the North Korean Standoff

Opportunity and Peril in the North Korean Standoff

Most pundits have determined that Kim Jong Un has consolidated power and is now about to, irrationally, strike out against South Korea and her allies. But, what if this assumption is an error?

What Would Happen If We Did Negotiate With Terrorists?

What Would Happen If We Did Negotiate With Terrorists?

Designating and even vilifying actors with the label of ‘terrorist’ is a highly subjective matter. So how do we address the issue of negotiating with ‘terrorists’ without drowning in a quagmire of subjectivity?

How to Promote a Perspicacious Intercultural Dialogue?

How to Promote a Perspicacious Intercultural Dialogue?

Rather than a “Clash of Civilizations”, Senghass argues there is a clash within civilizations and it should be met with a thoughtful and engaging dialogue that promotes peace and development.

The Empty Chair: Digital Diplomacy, Photography and the Staging of ‘Statecraft’

The Empty Chair: Digital Diplomacy, Photography and the Staging of ‘Statecraft’

Digital diplomacy brings new opportunities, but equally new responsibilities that are increasingly divested to the level of the individual ‘digital diplomat’.

Australia’s Economic and Security Dilemma: US or China?

Australia’s Economic and Security Dilemma: US or China?

To an external observer, it might seem like the US-Australian alliance is as strong as ever. However, if one looks deeper, rising discontent and disagreements are visible.

Definitions, Ideas, Visions and Challenges for Cultural Diplomacy

Definitions, Ideas, Visions and Challenges for Cultural Diplomacy

Cultural diplomacy is growing in significance. It utilizes the instruments of cultural and artistic life in a way which may make hearts and souls meet across borders.

Review – Holiday Reading

Review – Holiday Reading

As the holiday period descends and students and scholars take a break, how do you keep your brain from stagnating? This feature contains four book recommendations to keep your mind stimulated.

Bridge No More? Turkish Public Diplomacy and Branding under the AKP Government

Bridge No More? Turkish Public Diplomacy and Branding under the AKP Government

In order to better communicate with the rest of the world regardless of their religious affiliations and establish a stable identity, Turkey should focus on institutionalizing its public diplomacy attempts and should soften its anger-driven rhetorical style.

Where the Heck is Central Sulawesi and Why Should I Care?

Where the Heck is Central Sulawesi and Why Should I Care?

Sulawesi’s situation has the potential to turn into a Darfur or Southern Philippines-type conflict. The disturbing aspect of this conflict is that it is not on any radar screens in the west.

Still Exchanging? The History, Relevance, and Effect of International Exchange Programs

Still Exchanging? The History, Relevance, and Effect of International Exchange Programs

In an era of increasing international tensions over issues such as territory, natural resources and wealth distribution, exchange programs enhance cross-border understanding.

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