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The Congress in Vienna

My current stay in Vienna coincides with the Europe in Vienna exhibition at the museum of the Belvedere Palace*, which commemorates the bicentenary of the Congress of Vienna 1814/5, and so I made a visit to the exhibition on Saturday. 254 more words

Diplomatic History

Tidying up

Ludwig Boltzmann’s formula of entropy aims to explain “disorder”. Standing to Hobbes the remedy to disorder is the intervention of a superior ruling body to regulate society (Hobbes, 1996). 293 more words


Russians have sabotaged peace, not built it.

States have formal sovereignty, understood as constitutional independence granted: right to territorial integrity, freedom and political independence. Sovereignty is built on the assumption that states who have it can basically take care of themselves. 977 more words