Helene says Ian Manners is wary of the EU's ability to remain as normative power as militarization increases and EU's policies become more jingoistic.
2 The United States remains one of the leading countries in the Global North and the world, and this paper focuses on its strengths and weaknesses in economic and political structures and the liberty-justice-stability-prosperity balance.
One of the key challenges associated with globalisation and its role in politics is intensified interdependence of political actors in the context of their decisions that can potentially influence the development of the world community.
It is also the purpose of this paper to understand how the process of Sino-African relationship has evolved by evaluating the underlying factors that motivated Beijing to embrace Africa in the first place, and why [...]
That way, the actions of all states during the World Wars I and II can be described as selfish and motivated by the pursuit of new resources or survival which fits into the realist approach.
The main goal of this paper is to discuss the reasons that led to the dominance of the Western international relations theory.
One of the characteristics to which a military conflict should adhere in order to be considered a just war is the 'chances of success'.
Cosmopolitan constructivism has been claimed to promote peace and friendly relations among countries as it is based on the principles of the world-citizen view of nations and pursuing the international common good.
The territorial conflict between the Palestinians and Israelis, especially the ambitious plan by Israel to expand its territory to include West Bank and Gaza, has led to massive loss of lives and displacement of hundreds [...]
Therefore, the relations of the country span across the region and influence Germany's history. For example, the presence of the US among Germany's allies also grants the latter a status and security needed to ensure [...]
Recently, another kind of contribution to the maintenance of global peace and security has emerged in the forms of peace-keeping and peace-building.
From the beginning of the twenty-first century, partly with the help of the foundation, four countries managed to battle malaria. Furthermore, Gates Foundation possesses potential for reducing and eliminating poverty in Africa by means of [...]
According to the 2014 Global Peace Index, the universal peace continues to worsen every year. 2 The nations should ensure that governments have the capacity to negotiate for peace in times of disputes.
He pointed out that the United States and the United Kingdom were at the forefront in the global expansion of the so-called international liberal order.
Another contributing factor to Japan being a world island is the level of economic control that it has over the region.
The individual level looks at the contributions that individuals make towards the circumstances that occur in the international system. In this level of analysis, the states are assumed to determine the states of war at [...]
The Arab forces that had camped around the border of Israel and the Arab world encouraged the war. Indeed, after the six days of continuous fighting, the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula, the Gaza strip, West Bank, [...]
With this in mind, the international law and international relations are in direct correlation as the first phenomenon creates the framework for the evolution of the second one.
The secularism implies the diminishment of the influence of the Catholic Church and its intervention in the internal affairs of the country.
With this in mind, it is possible to say that the conflict is very tensed as a great number of countries are involved in it.
At the same time, the end of the Cold War set the state for constructivism to spread as its major proponents called for a reevaluation of the debates surrounding international relations.
The problem, in this case, consists in the fact that historians and social scientists tend to interpret the events in terms of what might have been instead of analyzing the events that actually took place.
In addition, Tickner states that realism is concerned with the balance between morality of political actions and the survival or success.
Seeing that the conflict in question incorporates the cultural issues together with the political and economic ones, the theories of nationalism and liberalism pertain among the methods of analyzing the Ukrainian crisis, which defines the [...]
In the middle of the 20th century, complex interdependence and dependency theory were introduced as the opportunities to describe how the relations between states and societies of different types may be developed.
These are just some of the philosophical variations that form the basic tenets of international relations, and are evaluated against the concepts of sovereignty and war.
In comparison, the writings by the three authors point out that, the academicians, the reformers, and the learners agree on a liberalized approach to international relations.
Nowadays, it became a commonplace practice among many Western politicians to suggest that the realities of post-modernity presuppose the eventual transformation of the very paradigm of international relations from having been concerned with the ongoing [...]
The invoking of realism as a framework often happens in the description of the relationship between China and Japan. In order to examine the research question, the theories of realism and constructivism will become the [...]
The United States of America is one of the most powerful countries in the world and it has played the role of the world policeman for decades.
In "The Future Attempt," Nye tries to summarize the ideas expressed in his earlier works and to perform a profound analysis of power's character in the twenty-first century."The Future Attempt" represents a systematic examination of [...]
This essay provides an overview of the first and second great debates in the light of the international relations that triggered the debates.
The last assumption is the result of the first two and states that the international politics are anarchical due to the lack of an international government and sovereignty of states.
In his book chapter, The anarchic structure of the world politics, Waltz argues that the domestic power structure is defined by the principles that govern it as well as the specialisation of its various functions.
The progressive growth of the Chinese economy can be attributed to the policies and strategies that have been put by the Chinese government as well as the relationship that it has with other nations across [...]
In this particular context, the term world order can be depicted as a set of rules and principles that govern the interactions between the main actors of international politics.
In the field of international relations, constructivism stands for the belief that crucial features of international relations are collectively and historically conditional, rather than predictable effects of human nature and other vital elements of world [...]
The political dimension of the green theory has led to the emergence of "environmental justice, environmental democracy, environmental activism and the green states".
In the study of international conflict, there is no one single method that can be termed as the dominant or most preferred in the analysis of the various processes, reasons and genesis of the conflicts.
The structure of payoff, the future of the shadows, and the players' numbers are the factors that affect existence of cooperation in states that are afflicted by anarchy.
He observes that the emergence of the Zombies would be the perfect solution to the problems facing powerful states. In chapter eight, Dresner observes that unstable cooperation among states is always the order of the [...]
This paper covers two topics: the fall of the League of Nations and the subsequent creation of the United Nations, and the development of the European Union.
Traditional theories of international relations are the various schools of thought that criticize the political status and the theoretical aspect on the international front.
Two theories, neo-realism and neo-liberalism will be the basis of the discussion; with reference to the climate politics on the basis of international relations.
It is evident that although realism lacks sufficient evidence on why there are mighty and violent powers in the world, the theory is still significant and applicable in modern Post War governments.
The focus on international relations theories has been driven by the many questions having been raised on how the behavior of a state can be examined as well as the role of the state.
The reality of the matter is that the role of the state in the international system is diminishing due to the emergence of other actors such as international organizations, supranational organizations, and Multinational Corporations.
The development of the League of Nations to protect the interest of the allies, the partnership of France, Britain and USA to form the allies and the struggle for Germany to control Eastern Europe clearly [...]
The main idea of the article is the theory of democratic peace, which stipulates that in international sense, democratic countries behave in a manner that is in opposition to those countries that are not democratic.
Nevertheless, largely, these policymakers agree that there is an inexorable connection the world of theory and that of policy. The main reason why many theories of international relations are of no use to policymakers is [...]
Of the two, spiritual is considered the most important human aspect because it focuses on the mind and character but not the physical human body. It says that the strength of the minds of people [...]