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1325 + 17 = ?: Filling in the Blanks of the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda  

Kimberly Theidon

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Feb 2018
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Dec 2017
This chapter focuses on the absence of certain marginal groups from the United Nations’ Women, Peace, and Security Agenda and suggests correctives to those exclusions. The chapter ... More

“A Force for Good”?: Paradoxes of Swedish Military Activism  

Lisbeth Aggestam and Adrian Hyde-Price

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Dec 2015
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Jun 2016
This chapter examines the politics of Swedish military activism and the paradoxes they involve. Since the end of the Cold War, Sweden has been involved a range of international military ... More

“A Very British Institution”: The Intelligence and Security Committee and Intelligence Accountability in the United Kingdom  

Mark Phythian

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Mar 2010
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Sep 2010
This article discusses Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) and intelligence accountability in the United Kingdom. It discusses the origins of intelligence oversight in the United ... More

The Absence of Water Conflicts in the Developing World: Evidence from Africa  

Clionadh Raleigh

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Jan 2017
The debate concerning how water access, availability, and change will impact conflict is bolstered by growing evidence that some influence exists, however inconsistent. Clear conclusions ... More

Accountability in Global Economic Governance  

Kate MacDonald

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Mar 2018
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Apr 2018
Contemporary theoretical debates surrounding accountability in global economic governance have often adopted a problem-focused analytical lens—centred on real-world political controversies ... More

Accountable Global Governance Organizations  

Jonathan G. S. Koppell

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May 2014
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Aug 2014
Governance is about creating processes and structures that constrain and regulate behavior. There is a wide variety of global governance organizations. Global governance organizations have ... More

Accountable International Relations  

Michael Goodhart

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May 2014
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Aug 2014
The demand for more accountable international relations is really a demand for greater legitimacy. While many transnational actors are highly accountable, they lack legitimacy because they ... More

Accounting for the Future or the Past?: Developing Accountability and Oversight Systems to Meet Future Intelligence Needs  

Stuart Farson and Reg Whitaker

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Mar 2010
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Sep 2010
This article discusses the development of accountability and intelligence culture. It begins with the contentious issues that have prevailed in the field of intelligence. It defines the ... More

Addressing “Complexities” in Homeland Security  

Gregory F. Treverton

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Mar 2010
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Sep 2010
This article investigates a new category of intelligence problems called “complexities”. These complexities include terrorism, terrorist groups, “sensemaking” in the homeland security, and ... More

Addressing the Gender Gap in R2P  

Sara Davies

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Jun 2016
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Aug 2016
Since its inception, the responsibility to protect (R2P) principle has been progressively narrowed in its scope and application in order to capture widespread support from governments and ... More

Adoption of 1325 Resolution  

Christine Chinkin

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Feb 2019
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Dec 2018
UN Security Council Resolution 1325 was not adopted in a vacuum, but rather can be read with a number of other programs within the Security Council (SC) and UN architecture. These include ... More

Advocacy and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda  

Sarah Taylor

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Feb 2019
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Dec 2018
The women, peace, and security agenda is contested ground for activists, academics, and practitioners. With the issue of women and conflict the locus of tension between feminists, ... More

Affording War: The British Case  

Chris Donnelly, Simon Reay Atkinson, and Julian Lindley-French

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
War is as much a function of affordability as it is strategy, structure, and planning. And, for a balance to be struck between what is needed and what can be afforded, a key and enduring ... More

The African Union  

Kwesi Aning and Frank Okyere

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Jun 2016
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Aug 2016
The African Union has been acclaimed for its effort in adopting policies that seek to protect civilian populations from mass atrocity crimes. It has transited from the principle of ... More

African Union–United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)  

David Lanz

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Jul 2015
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Oct 2014
This chapter focuses on the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), a peacekeeping mission created by the UN Security Council in July 2007 to protect civilians in ... More

Air Warfare  

Frans Osinga

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
Several interrelated technological and doctrinal developments over the past two decades have changed the character of air warfare and indeed of the US-led Western way of war in general. It ... More

Aliens and People of Color: The Multidimensional Relationship of Immigration Policy and Racial Classification in the United States  

Alexandra Filindra and Jane Junn

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article analyzes U.S. immigration policy as both a dependent and an independent variable in the politics of race and ethnicity. It argues that immigration policies at all levels of ... More

Alliances  

Sten Rynning and Olivier Schmitt

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Mar 2018
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Apr 2018
This chapter provides an overview of the literature on alliances. It discusses the classical scholarship dealing with the formation of alliances and their impact on the international ... More

Alliances and War  

Yves Boyer

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
The role and functioning of alliances may range from minimum entanglement, with very few commitments (such as merely diplomatic consultations), to the most compelling set of agreements for ... More

America’s Foreign Policy Traditions  

Henry R. Nau

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Jul 2018
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Dec 2017
There are four standard American foreign policy traditions, and they have existed since the beginning of the republic. The traditions include isolationists/nationalists like George ... More

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