Essays Tagged: "state actors"

India and Pakistan: a modern history of the antagonistic relationship between nuclear neighbors and what it could mean for the future of the free world.

point where the security of not only South Asia but also the entire world is threatened. The United States' lack of credibility in the region has seriously infringed upon their ability to exercise any ... hus far. Therefore, the best way for Washington to help them resolve it is to work with other major state actors. I propose that the United Nations Security Council enforce a plebiscite to decide the ...

(13 pages) 277 2 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Should students who participate in extracurricular activities be subjected to random drug testing?

the Fourteenth Amendment extends the Fourth Amendment's edict to guarantee the same rights against state actors, state actors includes public school officials (McCray 387). When the public school req ... anines to prevent student drug use, finally the school administrators determined students were in a state of rebellion and that disciplinary problems had achieved epidemic proportions (Roberts 191). A ...

(6 pages) 88 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Terrorism and efforts to fight it.

Terrorism and efforts to fight itINTRODUCTIONTerror has been practiced by state and non state actors throughout history and throughout the world. Terrorism is the tactic of t ... century, terrorism was adopted by adherents of anarchism in Western Europe, Russia, and the United States. They believed that the best way to effect revolutionary political and social change was to a ... rism has also invariably been considered as the "poor man's warfare" or asymmetric warfare in which state and non state adversaries avoid direct engagement with military forces. Instead, they devise a ...

(9 pages) 520 1 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

International Law and its Implication on the Modern State

Law on the international level is dependent on a states acceptance to be subject to the enforcement of laws. States must be willing to subject themse ... ernational law is a fundamental requirement of a modern, increasingly independent, global system of states and non-state actors. They question whether international law hinders and constrains them to ... d. The four sources from which international laws are made up from provide the validity that causes states to accept them without the appearance of biasness towards a certain nation or culture. The fe ...

(6 pages) 238 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Why and how are nuclear weapons relevant to world politics in the late 1990's?

elevant to world politics in the late 1990's?The detonation of the first nuclear bomb by the United States in 1945 totally transformed the nature of military and political relations on the global scen ... could ultimately threaten the existence of the all species. Consequently the actions of traditional State actors concerning this issue have been closely scrutinised over the years and has demonstrated ...

(9 pages) 136 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Meaning of Terrorism

n the victims or objects of an attack.Anthony Valls defines terrorism as "violence committed by non-state actors against person or property for political purposes." I agree that this definition can be ... iscriminately into Kuwait City. Valls definition is a representation of the double standard between states and non-states. I believe the actions of the military in Iraq are no accidents. By bombing in ...

(2 pages) 50 1 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

'Rather than being in decline, diplomacy is still an essential mechanism in managing international crises and conflicts.' Discuss in the context of the post-Cold War developments in global politics.

are enacted". This involves the process of negotiation, both between the representatives of nation states and between those representatives and other non-state actors, such as the United Nations (UN) ... (UN) who are becoming increasingly important to the diplomatic process and its success. The United States' (US) State Department offers a more specific definition, describing diplomacy as "an instrum ...

(9 pages) 74 1 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Are States the Most Important Actors in World Politics?

n, a well-defined territory and governments capable of exercising sovereignty. The modern sovereign state with a supreme authority to manage internal and external affairs was born. For most of its exi ... ence the discipline of International Relations was normally presumed to treat the relations between states, the latter viewed as cohesive social actors driven by their desire for power and prestige. I ...

(10 pages) 95 1 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Great Bear Rainforest Agreement Effectiveness

, a problematic practice for the aboriginals because it renders the land useless and inorganic. The state actors in this scenario being the Liberal Crown and First Nations, there exists a significant ... Rainforest Solutions Project (RSP), which primarily employed discrimination campaigns in the United States and Europe to smear the images of log- ging companies, until the creation of the Joint Soluti ...

(6 pages) 19 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Does the Non-State actor represent a new challenge to nuclear proliferation?

Does the Non-State actor represent a new challenge to nuclear proliferation?Non-state actor is a term widely used ... s a term widely used to mean any actor that is not a government (Willetts, 2005:426). Important non-state actors in international relations include: Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Firms and bu ... ups and International paramilitary and terrorist groups. In this essay, it will discuss whether Non-State actor represents a new challenge to nuclear proliferation by observing with emphasis the relat ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Does the Non-State actor represent a new challenge to nuclear proliferation?

[Type text] Does the Non-State actor represent a new challenge to nuclear proliferation?Non-state actor is a term widely used ... s a term widely used to mean any actor that is not a government (Willetts, 2005:426). Important non-state actors in international relations include: Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Firms and bu ... ups and International paramilitary and terrorist groups. In this essay, it will discuss whether Non-State actor represents a new challenge to nuclear proliferation by observing with emphasis the relat ...

(3 pages) 1863 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory