Search: Geopolitics,Small States,Unrecognised States (2 materials)

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

This post will examine whether unrecognised states really fit such a title, and why it is that unrecognised states remain unrecognised and thus outside of the international state system. This will involve a brief appraisal of the definition of statehood itself, as well as a review ...

28.09.2013

Theoretical Framework

... presence due to their wealth and strategic positioning. This is an important attribute of unrecognised states, as it acts in combination with systemic restraints to seriously... ... freedom of action in the international sphere. The most cited IR theory with regards to small states is that of neo-realism. Neo-realism assumes that it is international constraints... ... political struggles. 7 This assumption, intertwined as it is with the discipline of geopolitics and rational thought theory, essentially reduces the foreign policy of small...

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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