Tag Archives: International Politics

Pentagon Admits No Evidence Iran Planned To Attack US, Despite Trump Saying The Opposite

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo joins President Donald J. Trump for a working lunch with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc in Hanoi, Vietnam, on February 27, 2019. [State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public Domain]

[State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public Domain] by Yasmeen Rasidi, Citizen Truth January 14, 2020 “The president didn’t cite a specific piece of evidence. What he said was he believed. I didn’t see one, with regard to four embassies.” U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said over the weekend on CBS’ “Face the Nation” that the Pentagon did not see

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Realism and RealPolitik in International Relations Theory

Realism is a school of thought in international relations that believes that the behaviour of a state in international politics is governed by human nature which is inherently flawed. Classical Realists believe that as human nature is flawed, greedy and insecure, therefore people compete for scarce resources and consequently attack one another. The conflict, therefore, in international politics occurs as

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