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Volume 133 - Number 2 - Summer 2018

Review: Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics
Deborah Welch Larson


Volume 133 - Number 2 - Summer 2018

Review: Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation
Matthew Fuhrmann


 

Volume 133 - Number 2 - Summer 2018

Review: The Politics of Weapons Inspections: Assessing WMD Monitoring and Verification Regimes
James J. Wirtz


 

Volume 133 - Number 2 - Summer 2018

Humanitarianism, State Sovereignty, and Authoritarian Regime Maintenance in the Syrian War
Reinoud Leenders and KHOLOUD MANSOUR discuss the war in Syria. They argue that since 2011 the Syrian regime has used UN-led humanitarian assistance to bolster its claims on state sovereignty and to support its wider efforts of authoritarian regime maintenance.


Volume 133 - Number 2 - Summer 2018

The South China Sea and U.S.-China Rivalry
Andrew Scobell analyzes why the South China Sea has become a central matter in U.S.–China relations. He contends that geopolitics explains why this body of water has become such a contentious issue.


 

Volume 133 - Number 1 - Spring 2018

The Power and Limits of Compellence: A Research Note
Robert J. Art and Kelly M. Greenhill offer a comprehensive review of the scholarly literature on compellence. They highlight the findings that could be of use to contemporary policymakers and identify gaps that inhibit a comprehensive understanding of the dynamics of compellence.


 

Volume 132 - Number 4 - Winter 2017–18

The Enduring Appeal and Danger of World Order Making by the U.S.: A Review Essay
Ronald R. Krebs reviews Richard Haass’ new book, A World in Disarray, which makes the case for U.S. leadership in constructing a new legitimate world order. He argues that Haass’ vision is driven by nostalgia for a world that never existed and that it warrants caution: world-shaping ambitions have proven extremely costly.


 

Volume 132 - Number 4 - Winter 2017–18

The U.S. Nuclear Umbrella over South Korea: Nuclear Weapons and Extended Deterrence
Terence Roehrig argues that military, strategic, and moral considerations make it unlikely that the United States would use nuclear weapons to defend South Korea. He claims that the U.S. nuclear umbrella has served as a political tool used to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to South Korea.


 

Volume 132 - Number 3 - Fall 2017

The Varieties of Collective Financial Statecraft: The BRICS and China
SAORI N. KATADA, CYNTHIA ROBERTS, and LESLIE ELLIOTT ARMIJO examine the collective financial statecraft initiatives implemented by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa), five emerging powers important internationally and in their respective regions. They argue that BRICS cooperation has been surprisingly successful thus far.


 

Volume 132 - Number 2 - Summer 2017

From De-Nazification of Germany to De-Baathification of Iraq
AYSEGUL KESKIN ZEREN compares and contrasts the design and implementation processes undertaken by the United States during the de-Nazifcation of Germany and the de-Baathifcation of Iraq. She discusses the historical, political, cultural, and economic differences between Germany and Iraq and those between the Nazi and Baath regimes. She argues that de-Nazifcation was an inaccurate analogy for de-Baathifcation.


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