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South China Sea: Sorry, Vietnam, The Philippines, China's recovery of Nansha Islands part of post-war int'l order

Photo taken on April 5, 2016 shows the lighthouse on Zhubi Reef of Nansha Islands in the South China Sea, south China. (Xinhua/Xing Guangli) 540 more words

Justice Scalia spent his last hours with members of this secretive society of elite hunters

From the Washington Post, by Amy Brittain and Sari Horwitz

When Justice Antonin Scalia died 12 days ago at a West Texas ranch, he was among high-ranking members of an exclusive fraternity for hunters called the International Order of St. 1,166 more words


Book Review: Tempi decisivi

Alessandro Colombo, Tempi decisivi: Natura e retorica delle crisi internazionali (Milan, Italy: Feltrinelli, 2014). 272 pp., €24,00 (paperback), ISBN: 9788807105081.

International relations have studied in depth how and why international crises affect international politics and actors’ foreign policy. 973 more words


The Nature of International Relations by Melina Quiroz

After reading Marc Trachtenberg’s essay on International Order, I found myself to agree with certain points he made. It was very interesting to see how he stated that often in an anarchic world states try to find balance and that balance then leads to order (pg 216). 244 more words

Mistaking Realism for Idealism

This academic year, I’ve been wondering why IR students frequently develop the mistaken belief that they are realists (in the IR theory sense). I say mistaken belief because I think that some of them are not actually realists at all, and if they understood realism as an IR theory and political tradition better they would realise this too. 911 more words

Senior US Defense Official Tells China to Intensify Arms Race with US

According to The Diplomat’s report today, the U.S. wants China to follow its rules, which it regards as “principles of the international order for the security and prosperity of all”. 770 more words

Waiting for The New World Order? Too late, it's already here.

The New World Order is here.  Most do not recognize the many ways in which our sovereignty and freedoms have been handed over to the United Nations and various other globalist organizations.   8,180 more words