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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 of the two main theories concerning state recognition. Finally this post will outline the thought process behind non-recognition in international law. As regards the current legal status of statehood there is little...

28.09.2013

Theoretical Framework

... Policy-Making in Small States: Some Theoretical Observations based on a Study of the Uganda Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Policy Sciences Vol. 4 pp. 491-508 (1973) p. 492 7. Elman, Miriam Fendius ‘The Foreign Policies of Small States : Challenging Neorealism in its own Backyard’ British Journal of Political Science Vol. 25 No. 2 pp. 171-217 (April 1995) p. 172 8. Waltz, Kenneth N Theory of International Politics Addison-Wesley Publishing Company (Reading, MA – Menlo Park, CA – ...

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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