Search: International relations,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 ... ... 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,...

28.09.2013

Theoretical Framework

... 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’,... ... small state behaviour, not least because the majority of states present in the international system as well as all of the worlds unrecognised states may be defined as ‘small’. Secondly, due to the necessary reliance of small states upon international institutions, a greater understanding of the latter as foci of foreign policy may be gained through ...

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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