Power in international relations

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  • Importance Of Liberalism And Realism In The Globalized World

    Globalized World: The study of International Relations revolves around the “decisions that are made within a country that have implications for relationships outside the borders of that country” (Kaufman, Page 2). In the current globalized world, countries are interdependent entities that must exist and interact with one another. The manner in which countries choose to engage with another, such as aggressively or civilly, can be predicted and analyzed through various international political…

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  • Should Security Council's Veto Power Be Abolished

    A state political regime in which the executive power is not elected and stays permanently in the political power and in which this organ exercises absolute and centralized control over all aspect of life, and deny any form of political opposition is called a totalitarian regime. Ironically, the same regime at the international level is called a Great power or a Security Council permanent member. This member sits indeed on the council in a permanent manner and have a full control on all the…

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  • Thucydides Political Ideology

    real politik that is still being used in international politics widely and that certain politics are still being repeated. This essay will be focusing on the book by Thucydides on the history of the Peloponnesian Wars and will create arguments that would connect to nowadays international politics scene. These arguments are important due to their insights on how Thucydides described power relations of a war that happened in the Ancient Age and how these relations are still similar to those of the…

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  • Importance Of Hegemony

    significant along the history. First with the Imperialism period with the British power as a main actor, and then with the USA influence after the Second War World. Hegemony is defined as the influence of certain social classes with a particular state by a structure of values who achieve leadership through the control over of the main activities leading to a scenario with dominant and dominance states. Moreover, rising powers are the emergent states which become essential in the new…

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  • The Importance Of The Senkaku Islands Dispute

    between states have revolved around power, be it geopolitical, economic, militaristic, or otherwise. This concept is central to a theory of international relations known as realism. Contrary to liberalism, the other dominant theory of international relations, the tenants of realism support the idea that a state’s interests revolve around national security, which is achieved by strengthening a state’s source of power while preferably weakening other state’s sources of power. Realism also…

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  • China's Unpeaceful Rise Analysis

    Chinas rise will be one absence of peace and one accustomed to war. In accordance, the United States, due to the theory of international politics, will ensure that China’s attempt to establish regional hegemony will be challenged by the United States. According to John J. Mearsheimer’s understanding of international politics most prominent goal of state survival and to maximise power over the world and the overall system, Mearsheimer believes that in order for Chins to gain a position of…

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  • Theoretical Explanations Of War Analysis

    Theoretical issues centered around the phenomenon of conflict and war seek to explain an important part of international relations. This is reinforced through Vasquez’s acknowledgement that “Despite claims that interstate war is on the wane, it is still a very serious social problem” (2012, 301). These explanations will be explored through an analysis on the concepts of the security dilemma, deterrence, and alliances. Such issues are not solely rooted in any one IR theory. Therefore, the second…

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  • 20th Century Cold War Analysis

    United States and China are not heading toward a rivalry similar to the United States-Soviet conflict during the 20th century. This can be explained using the three levels of analysis in international relations: system, unit and individual respectively. Firstly, the system level of analysis, the international system is defined by anarchy—the absence of a central authority (Waltz). United States and the Soviet Union were sovereign and thus were autonomous to each other. The Cold War in the…

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  • Thucydides Politics: The Role Of Realism In Global Politics

    (Dunne & Schmidt, 2014, p. 100). However realism has undergone many renaissances to come to promote coexistence of all societies. It became institutional post World War II as world powers looked to work together under reason d’etat which according to historian Frederich Meinecke is “the fundamental principle of international conflict, the state 's first law of motion “It tells the statesman what he must do to preserve health and strength of the state (1957:1)” (Dunne, Schmidt, 2014, p.100).…

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  • Traditional Diplomacy Vs Public Diplomacy

    INTRODUCTION In this world, every country has its own interests and objectives to exist in the international politics. Every country wants to fulfill its foreign policy objectives. The objectives and interests of any country provide a framework to their foreign relationships. Countries make various policies to achieve their national interests and strengthen their relationship with other countries. These policies are called foreign policy. Every country represents its national interests in its…

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