Search: International relations,Unrecognised States (2 materials)

The Validity of the Term "State" in a De Facto Context

... of international territorial integrity. An issue also exists with regard to the often violent nature of secession, epitomised by the United Nations’ principle of ‘non-use of force’, whereby: All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state, or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the United Nations.[viii] In this instance unrecognised states may be seen as subject to this law despite its not being members of the UN. The requisites of Article 4 of the Articles on the Responsibility of States for International Wrongful Acts condition: The conduct of any State organ shall ...

28.09.2013

Theoretical Framework

... environment in which unrecognised states are assumed to operate and the structural restraints this may place upon them. The study of unrecognised states is, by extension, a study of small states, thus it is appropriate to operate within the theoretical boundaries ... ... studies. The study of small states is, until relatively recently, something that has been largely overlooked in the field of International Relations (IR). The discipline focuses almost exclusively on the norms and actions of ‘great power politics’,...

04.09.2013

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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