|Alliances, Shared Identity, and Continued Cooperation
||Realists and liberals dominate the literature on alliances. Realists tend to emphasize the competitive nature of international politics, and therefore are pessimistic about the ability of states to cooperate for long periods of time. Liberals, on the...
|The Relationship Between National Identity and State Borders
||Nations, states, and borders are constructs. They are imagined where they do not truly exist. What a nation is fluctuates as much as the membership of people in said nation. Yet, the nation is the culmination of the culture and beliefs of a people. S...
|International Relations, Biodiversity Loss, And The United States
||Biodiversity is an environmental cache that has been maintained and developed globally over thousands of years. However, biodiversity loss is an international environmental issue that is increasingly threatening the countless ecosystem services and s...