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The “Drone” Lexicon

The “Drone” Lexicon

The term, “drone,” is often unhelpful and is useful only to the degree that those who use it clarify the sub-categories within it that are actually at stake.

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.

Ghost’s Gaze: Direwolves, War, and Interspecies Relations in Game of Thrones

Ghost’s Gaze: Direwolves, War, and Interspecies Relations in Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones to IR scholars represents an artistic form of knowledge and a means for fostering new ways of thinking about violence, sovereign power, and gender.

Interview – Tom Watts

Interview – Tom Watts

Tom Watts discusses his research on security cooperation as an instrument of remote warfare, Obama’s counterterrorism policies and life as an early-career scholar.

Interview – Ruth Blakeley

Interview – Ruth Blakeley

Ruth Blakeley explains her research exposing the UK’s involvement in the torture of terror suspects, and discusses drones, human rights research and international law.

Call for Papers – Conceptualising Remote Warfare: The Past, Present and Future

Call for Papers – Conceptualising Remote Warfare: The Past, Present and Future

E-IR welcomes proposals for a workshop and an edited collection on the theme of remote warfare – including its historical roots and future trends.

Sounds of War: ‘Lie’

Sounds of War: ‘Lie’

Musistance is a human revolution, subverting hegemonic and violent practices. It is a politics of love and compassion that emerged from encounters with the heaven of life amidst the hell of war in Chechnya.

Sounds of War: ‘Lonely Night’

Sounds of War: ‘Lonely Night’

Love is a fascinating subject not only because it is not the obvious choice for a study on war, but also because it is so common and strange at the same time.

Sounds of War: ‘Fifteen Thousand’

Sounds of War: ‘Fifteen Thousand’

The way to find out how war is lived by children is to look into the everyday rather than be satisfied with generalisations and statistics.

Sounds of War: ‘Alia’

Sounds of War: ‘Alia’

Dance is deeply political, impacting the sensual experience. It is a corporeal protest, a striving for freedom and a personal tool for feeling stronger.

Sounds of War: ‘Pit’

Sounds of War: ‘Pit’

The Chechen surgeon Khassan Baievs’ politics of compassion refuses to take sides when caring for those in need; it is resistance against the dehumanising practices of war.

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