The events on September 11, 2001, changed the world.
If anyone is worried whether the prospect of a major war, which many of us considered almost inevitable if Hillary Clinton had attained the White House, is back on track, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Moscow was cold comfort.
Historically-speaking, other than their utterly barbaric treatment of their indigenous population, Australia is not a typical nation that comes to mind when it comes to profound hypocrisy as for example Trump’s erratic behavior is now clearly beco
The insouciance of the Western world is extraordinary.
The first liberals (including English politician R. Cobden[i], the US President W. Wilson and the pacifist N. Angell[ii]), in their main theses, oppose realists as to them the political regime (to be more specific, democracy or non-democracy) is crucial in the analysis of IR. If the countries are democratic, they steadily evolve, aiming at the creation of the over-state system and appearance of special over-governmental institutions. Whilst the other countries democratize, they will be joined in these institutions. That’s why the principle of national egoism and “self-help” may be included in democratization process, which may be the basis of the civil societal world and different societies’ integration, being yet divided by national borders, in one democratic civil society.
Wright Mills in his book "The Power Elite" (1956), indicates that the key to understanding the American concern would be in the over-organization of their society.