In Lawfare, author Orde Kittrie's draws on his experiences as a lawfare practitioner, US State Department attorney, and international law scholar in analyzing the theory and practice of the strategic leveraging of law as an increasingly powerful and effective weapon in the current global security landscape.
This text examines foreign policy in relation to "change and transformation". It discusses traditional assumptions about foreign policy and foreign policy-making, and develops a framework to facilitate analysis of the challenges faced by foreign policy-makers in the late 1990s.
This volume is a lively and scholarly illustrated account of the tumultuous events in key countries in the Middle East and North Africa during and since the period of the Arab Spring that began in December 2010.
During the ongoing global financial crisis, a lack of moral and ethical leadership in society has been exposed. The Most Reverend Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury and Larry Elliott, The Guardian, bring together their thoughts on the issues of ethics and morality in business, with contributions from leading business figures.
Authored by the expert in the field, the content of this book takes an IPE approach, covers practical as well as theoretical issues, and encourages critical analysis of globalisation by considering alternative approaches.
Moving from conventional accounts of the society of states to non-state-centric understandings of global politics, this book presents readers with a state-of-the-art overview of international political theory.
The fifth volume in this series applies states' actions in the world to the study of foreign policy. Part I introduces constructivism for foreign policy studies. Part II presents case studies of it's application and Part III reviews the results.
This collection of papers by scholars from Britain, France, Germany, Holland and the United States highlights the complex and divergent nature of the diplomatic process that led to the conclusion of the North Atlantic Treaty in 1949.
Packed full of information, this book offers a unique and indispensable insight into the origins and operations of IS. Atwan, a well-known Arab journalist and expert on extremist groups, had exclusive access to militants close to IS and his findings are based on interviews with jihadists who were in the same cell as Baghdadi.
Western governments see the Middle East only in terms of its impact on the West. But how do people in the Middle East view their own countries, governments and institutions? This book analyses the views of Arabs living in the region and articulates the opportunities and challenges facing ordinary men and women.
This work asks "How do newly democratic nations put to rest the conflicts of the past?" Beginning with an examination of reconciliation on the political and psychological level, it covers the quality of peace as it has been forged in the civil conflicts in Rwanda, South Africa, Chile and Guatemala.
A comprehensive analysis of the foreign policy of the EU assessing the history, actors, processes, partnerships and rivalries of this key area of EU policy. The second edition includes additional case studies, a new chapter on foreign policy analysis, and is fully revised and updated to take account of the latest trends, issues and research.
This collection brings together leading scholars and practitioners to assess the processes, institutions and outcomes of the EU's collective diplomatic engagement in the fields of security, human rights, trade and finance and environmental politics. It analyzes successes and failures in the EU's search for global influence in the post-Lisbon era.
The author of this study turns his attention to the everyday, less visible forms of nationalism that are deeply ingrained in contemporary consciousness. This form of nationalism, which is neither exotic nor remote, he describes as "banal nationalism".
Since the UNa s creation in 1945 a vast nexus of global and regional institutions has evolved, surrounded by a proliferation of non--governmental agencies and advocacy networks seeking to influence the agenda and direction of international public policy.
Looks at five countries, in each of which a long struggle for freedom has taken place; in each the people, having shed blood and dreams, are still waiting. This book shows us the lives behind the headlines.
With fear of terrorism, crime and social chaos putting our ideal of individual liberty very much into retreat, how can we maintain the principles we fought so hard to attain? This title takes us through four centuries of civil liberty; how it was constructed, and has been re-thought and re-fought to adapt to new circumstances.
Examines how well United Nations peacekeeping missions work after civil war. Statistically analyzing all civil wars since 1945, this book compares peace processes that had UN involvement to those that didn't. It argues that each mission must be designed to fit the conflict, with the right authority and adequate resources.
Many policymakers, journalists, and scholars insist that US hegemony is essential for warding off global chaos. This book argues that hegemony is a fiction propagated to support a large defense establishment, justify American claims to world leadership, and buttress the self-esteem of voters.
Focussing specifically on methods most relevant to International Relations, this exciting new text guides students through the entire research process and provides students with plenty of specific examples, table and figures and suggested further readings
Investigates Vladimir Putin's war for control of Russia's vast oil reserves, in particular Mikhail Khodorkovsky's oil firm, Yukos. This title also investigates the complex world of Kremlin politics, including conspiracies and conspiracy theories, allegations that Roman Abramovitch plotted with Putin to destroy Khodorkovsky.
The landmark book by 'Europe's pre-eminent scholar-diplomat' (Robert Kagan), now in paperback: 'You have no excuse: if you want to be a responsible citizen and understand your country's foreign policy, you must read this book.' (Johann Hari, Independent on Sunday)
Argues that the physical violence we see is often generated by the systemic violence that sustains our political and economic systems. With the help of eminent philosophers and frequent references to popular culture, this title examines the causes of violent outbreaks like those seen in Israel and Palestine and in terrorist acts around the world.
'Timothy Garton Ash is the best and most perceptive political writer of our time, and this book is a wonderful distillation of his thoughts on an extraordinary range of subjects. They were excellent as individual essays; put together like this, they shine the clearest of lights on an entire decade.' John Simpson
Seven chapters have been drawn from the 4-volume work 'The Psychology of Terrorism' and these will enable lay readers and professionals to recognize and treat symptoms of biological attack, take basic steps to prepare for terrorist incidents and find resources for more information.
This Oxford Handbook assembles the world's leading scholars in International Relations to present diverse perspectives about purposes, questions, theories, and methods. It will become the first point of reference for scholars and students interested in these key issues.
One of the world's leading authorities on war and international politics synthesizes the vast history of strategy's evolution in this consistently engaging and surprising account of how it came to pervade every aspect of life.