'Today, the Biden administration must determine what to do and do it quickly.'
Category: International Relations
Antarctica as a Chinese Political Monopoly: Guest Opinion Piece By Filip Đukić
'Minerals, commercial fishing and tourism are just some of the reasons that are increasingly attracting countries around the world to take an even stronger position in the race for Antarctica.'
Understanding the Biden Administration’s Policy towards China
'.... it can be anticipated that the current administration will try to restore its losing economic foothold in the Indo-Pacific along with managing the growing Chinese military adventurism in the region.'
An Overview on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
'The TPNW is replete with a sophisticated and robust host of prohibitions - weapon development, testing, acquiring, stockpiling, threatening, etc. - as a pursuant to commitments of participating NPT signatories ....'
A Corona-induced Shake Up within Indonesia?
'With Indonesia having the largest number of coronavirus cases in Southeast Asia and the second highest in Asia, it is very surprising that Jokowi waited until late December to remove Terawan from his position.'
Is the contemporary crisis best understood through ‘problem solving’ or ‘critical’ international theory?
'Above all, the faults of both problem solving and critical approaches reveal the limitations of relying on theory itself to help understand both contemporary and past crises'
Is the liberal international order already a thing of the past? If so, what is it replaced by?
'The following essay will explore why it is and will present two possible replacements for it.'
Nuke News 1: The Crumbling Armor of Global Nuclear Security – A Primer on the Series
'These events have potentially reignited a nuclear arms race between Russia and the US, as well as catalysing the ramped up response from NATO's global defence operations in all theatres ...'
With Trump going, what now for US-Russian relations?
'The question is not whether Trump's approach was correct but rather what US foreign policy will consist of now.'
To what extent was the Brezhnev Doctrine a successful policy for the Soviet Union?
In the following essay, I will examine to what extent was the Brezhnev Doctrine a successful policy for the Soviet Union. It will attempt to answer this question by investigating what the Brezhnev Doctrine was, its policies, and the impact it had for the Soviet Union’s credibility. This will be done by scrutinising the events … Continue reading To what extent was the Brezhnev Doctrine a successful policy for the Soviet Union?