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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 ...

28.09.2013

Theoretical Framework

... by extension, a study of small states, thus it is appropriate to operate within the theoretical boundaries of small state 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’, finding its epitome in the power-oriented and theoretically dominant realist school. Nevertheless there remains valid ...

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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