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Structure and Resources as Harbingers of Authoritarianism in Azerbaijan
Throughout its precarious history as a state, Azerbaijan has faced a number of threats from external powers directly related to its geostrategic position and hydrocarbon resources. From a statistExpand
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Nuclear deterrence, missile systems and the security of Turkey in the 'new' Middle East
This article explores Turkey’s changing regional security and Ankara’s pursuit of a missile defense shield. We assess three options available to Turkey’s strategic policy makers. The first avenueExpand
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Power and Ideas in Australian Foreign Policy
Why do ‘soft’ threats such as asylum-seeking and whaling appear to dominate the domestic content of foreign policy discourse in Australia, rather than potentially higher order security threats suchExpand
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Theorising global politics
Domestic narratives and Turkey’s structural realities
Neoclassical realism and Australian foreign policy: understanding how security elites frame domestic discourses
ABSTRACT This article uses neoclassical realism to explore how foreign policy elites in Australia frame domestic debates so as to prevent certain ideas interfering with security responses. It doesExpand
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How the War on Drugs has intervened in the US-Mexico security relationship
The US-Mexico relationship is problematic when viewed from a security studies viewpoint. Here, US behaviour towards Mexico seems inconsistent. Why, for example, does the ‘war on drugs’ seemingly takeExpand