Post Tagged with: "war"

Review – Icons of War and Terror

Review – Icons of War and Terror

Icons of War and Terror examines the ways in which the media construct iconic images of lethal violence, particularly within the context of American global hegemony.

No Turkish Syrian War

No Turkish Syrian War

Turkey will not be an instrument by which the Assad regime is deposed. It will neither directly attack the Assad government nor be the leader of an intervening coalition. If there is intervention, it will have to be an American initiative.

UNSCR 1325 in Northern Ireland: Opportunities, Challenges and Complexities

UNSCR 1325 in Northern Ireland: Opportunities, Challenges and Complexities

The unique positioning of Northern Ireland brings to light both the challenges and the innovation potential arising out of implementation processes of UNSCR 1325 at the official state and the community levels.

Review – Wars of Plunder

Review – Wars of Plunder

Wars of Plunder attempts to broaden the commonly accepted explanations and considers more complex reasons for the prevalence of violence in resource rich areas.

Contesting Sovereignty Over Pacific Islands During WWII

Contesting Sovereignty Over Pacific Islands During WWII

During World War II, the Pacific Islands were an area of great power rivalry between the otherwise allied Britain and the United States The catalyst for this rivalry was the expansion of civil and military aviation.

Review – Theorising Medieval Geopolitics

Review – Theorising Medieval Geopolitics

The medieval era is largely-neglected in IR. Latham’s innovative study stimulates large questions about the relationship between the medieval and modern international orders.

Religion, Sacred Values and Conflict

Religion, Sacred Values and Conflict

Examining the role of sacred values in war may offer greater opportunities for breakthroughs into peace in seemingly intractable conflicts than hitherto realised.

Norbert Elias, Process Sociology and International Relations

Norbert Elias, Process Sociology and International Relations

The influence of social theory on the study of IR has been profound in recent years. Norbert Elias was unusual amongst sociologists of his generation in placing IR at the centre of sociological analysis.

Why Nations Fight: Past and Future Motives for War

Why Nations Fight: Past and Future Motives for War

There can be little doubt that the spirit is the principal cause of war across the centuries, and that it and its consequences have been almost totally ignored in the international relations literature.

Review – The Afghan Way of War

Review – The Afghan Way of War

In the current intervention in Afghanistan, the policy debate has often been shrouded in the sterile language of state-building and counter-insurgency.

Why Australia Fears China’s Rise: The Growing War Consensus

Why Australia Fears China’s Rise: The Growing War Consensus

Inter-state war is threatening to make a dangerous come-back. But the good news is that great power war can be prevented.

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