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Power Struggle over Ukraine: Systemic Observations

Zenonas Tziarras | Power Struggle over Ukraine | The GW Post
The Syrian civil war and now Ukraine. These are only two examples of crises over which the United States and Russia have bumped heads recently. Some might be tempted to call this a “new Cold War,” but it’s really not. What we have now is a primarily intra-systemic, capitalist, geo-economic competition fueled and exacerbated by identity politics, history and national security considerations. Continue reading

Securitizing Migration: Aspects and Critiques

Andreas Themistocleous, Securitizing Migration: Aspects and Critiques| Research Paper May 2013 | The GW Post

This paper examines the phenomenon of migration and attempts to answer the question of whether migration is a securitization product, and to what extent does the securitization process cause political and / or ethical implications.

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Power Struggle over Ukraine: Systemic Observations

Zenonas Tziarras | Power Struggle over Ukraine | The GW Post
The Syrian civil war and now Ukraine. These are only two examples of crises over which the United States and Russia have bumped heads recently. Some might be tempted to call this a “new Cold War,” but it’s really not. What we have now is a primarily intra-systemic, capitalist, geo-economic competition fueled and exacerbated by identity politics, history and national security considerations. Continue reading

Omar Abdullah on BBC Hard Talk

The BBC Hard talk with Omar Abdullah was quite intriguing, interesting and definitely elicits some reflection. I was in fact hoping for it to be one of the milestone talks by Omar Abdullah that would create ripples in India and the world. Continue reading

The Hegemony of Money

Zenonas Tziarras | The Hegemony of Money | The GW Post

A developing world which has only seen misery under the hands of its self-proclaimed saviors, with policies that have not, in 50 years, brought about development. Not only that, but the implementation of these policies have hampered and crushed development in the West as well. Continue reading

Framing Environmental Degradation as a Security Issue: A Theoretical Inquiry

Ioana Cerasella Chis | Framing Environmental Degradation as a Security Issue: A Theoretical Inquiry | The GW Post

Whilst it is acknowledged that there is a lot of debate within security studies, as to its conceptualization of events, it is argued here that the whole paradigm of securitization is fundamentally misconceived. This argument is made in relation to securitization debates and practices concerning environmental degradation. Continue reading