Security Studies: Foundations and Key Concepts
Security studies originated in the era of Cold War geopolitics and decolonization. This annotated bibliography introduces readers to scholarship in the field.
The Recipe for a Coup D’État
Why were there so many coups in Latin America?
Is it Smart To Cut Foreign Aid Because of Human Rights Abuses?
Recently, the US denied Egypt nearly $96 million in international aid, as chastisement for the country's abysmal human rights record.
“A refusal by subjects to obey”: Gene Sharp’s Theory of Nonviolence
Gene Sharp, repeatedly nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, has been called the "Machiavelli of nonviolence" and the "Clausewitz of nonviolent warfare."
Who’s Afraid of Killer Robots?
Two recent DARPA projects have sparked fears about killer robots, machines that can decide whether to engage a target without human oversight.
Psy-Q: What Does The Prisoner’s Dilemma have to do with Greenhouse Gases?
Game theory tells us that climate deals are doomed to failure.