Tag Archives: Liberal International Order

The Nature of the Nation-State is Changing: Is a Broken Social Contract to Blame?

When looking at current events it is impossible to ignore the multitude of succession and separatist movements happening across the globe. From the Kurds of Northern Iraq and to the Catalan people of Spain, both have declared independence and seek to operate as states separate from the government authority of Baghdad and Barcelona. Regional powers […]

Resurgent Realism and 21st Century Great Power Politics

Events of the past week have set the stage for major changes to take place on the international stage. In the United States across the world and there have occurred tragic events where game-changing decisions must be made. From the coup attempt in Turkey to the violence in Dallas, Baton Rouge, Orlando and France, world […]