Moral Theory and Policy Science: A New Look at the Gap Between Foreign and Domestic Affairs [Abstract]
This article examines the present bifurcation of policy-making into domestic and foreign components, and urges a theoretical effort aimed at unifying national policy by integrating its various components.
Author(s): Irving Louis Horowitz
Sovereignty Is No Longer Sacrosanct: Codifying Humanitarian Intervention [Abstract]
Chopra and Weiss address perhaps the fundamental issue in international relations today: the sacrosanct sets of sovereignty. The word "sovereignty" explains why the international community has difficulty countering human rights violations.
Author(s): Jarat Chopra, Thomas G. Weiss
Christ and Caesar: Status and the Ethical Dilemma of Statecraft [Abstract]
Farrenkopf argues that Western triumphalism, precipitated by the crisis of Communism, is symptomatic of the failure in the U.S. to reflect upon the prospects for ameliorating the tragic nature of international political developments in the twentieth century.
Author(s): John Farrenkopf
Power and Suspicion: The Perspectives of Reinhold Niebuhr [Abstract]
Diggins brings Reinhold Niebuhr into the post-structuralist dialogue, and demonstates that his writings are the more constructive about the human predicament. "[I]n Niebuhr power and morality meet in one, with a suspicious glance at the disavowal of power and the pretensions of morality."
Author(s): John Patrick Diggins
Remaking the Middle East: The Prospects for Democracy and Stability [Abstract]
Anderson explores the ramifications for the Middle East of the profound transformations in global politics at the end of the Cold War and the birth of a new, American-dominated world order.
Author(s): Lisa Anderson