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Korean War

Paul M. Edwards

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Korean WarIntroductionThe Korean War (1950–1953) was isolated between the patriotic conflict of World War II and the provocative battles of Vietnam an...

Kurdistan and Kurdish Politics

Bahar Baser

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Kurdistan and Kurdish PoliticsIntroductionKurds are an ethnic group in the Middle East and they constitute the biggest stateless nation in the world. ...

Law of the Sea

Corine Wood Donnelly

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Law of the Sea Introduction The law of the sea is a living component of international public law and domestic law. The historical foundations o...

Laws of War

Calin Trenkov-Wermuth

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Laws of War Introduction The laws of war are a set of rules that aim to regulate the acceptable reasons for going to war (jus ad bellum), the con...

Leadership in International Affairs

Joseph Cerami

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Leadership in International Affairs Introduction The literature on leadership in international affairs is interdisciplinary and, of course, exten...

Leadership Personality Characteristics and Foreign Policy

David G. Winter

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Leadership Personality Characteristics and Foreign PolicyIntroductionWhen wars are declared or avoided, crises created or resolved, or peace and coope...

League of Nations

Christopher Seely

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

League of Nations Introduction The League of Nations was designed and authorized during the 1919 Paris Peace Conference in the aftermath of...

Lean Forward and Pull Back Options for US Grand Strategy

Gabriela Marin Thornton

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Lean Forward and Pull Back Options For US Grand StrategyIntroductionShould the US grand strategy be one of leaning forward or one of pulling back? Or ...

Liberalism

Jonathan Cristol

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

LiberalismIntroductionLiberal international relations (IR) theory is related to, but distinct from, the Utopianism of the interwar period. The utopian...

Marxism

Gareth Dale

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Marxism Introduction Although Marxism has had a good deal to say about historically evolving structures that transcend national borders, the rela...

Mediation and Civil Wars

J. Michael Greig

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Mediation and Civil WarsIntroductionCivil wars constitute among the most destabilizing threats in the international system. Civil wars produce grave h...

Mediation in International Conflicts

Molly M. Melin

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Mediation in International ConflictsIntroductionMediation, like conflict, spans both history and the globe. Examples range from the diplomatic efforts...

Mediation via International Organizations

Zorzeta Bakaki

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Mediation via International OrganizationsIntroductionSeveral factors can increase the risk of war between states. But war primarily occurs when states...

Memory and World Politics

Dovilė Budrytė

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Memory and World PoliticsIntroductionAlthough the study of memory has been very popular in the social sciences since the 1980s, scholars studying worl...

Mercantilism

Kenneth A. Reinert

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

MercantilismIntroductionThe notion of “mercantilism” or the “mercantile system” as a formal idea was identified by Adam Smith in his The Wealth of Nat...

Middle East, The Contemporary

Sanford R. Silverburg

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

The Contemporary Middle EastSanford R. Silverburg updated this article on 30 October 2019. It was originally written by Sanford R. Silverburg and Davi...

Middle East, The Contemporary

Sanford R. Silverburg, David Ettinger

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

The Contemporary Middle EastIntroductionAs historic issues continue to fester, historical controversies resurface with renewed intensity, and new thre...

Middle Powers and Regional Powers

Şuhnaz Yilmaz

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Middle Powers and Regional PowersIntroductionThe terms “middle powers” and “regional powers” are increasingly used by politicians, pundits, and schola...

Military Science

Joseph Cerami, John David Young

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Military Science Introduction Military science is a term that generally dates back to the Industrial Revolution, when many disciplines sought to ...

Minorities in the Middle East

Ibrahim Zabad

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Minorities in the Middle EastIntroductionMinority is a difficult concept to deal with as there is no internationally agreed definition that specifies ...

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