Will Brexit Make or Break Great Britain?
Introduction: Brexit Comes From Afar
“In our bones we feel we cannot do it”. So said Anthony Eden , the Conservative shadow Foreign Secy., when, thanks to the Marshall Plan, the idea of European integration began to evolve from the visions of a few . . .
Hybrid Civic Activism as a Tool for Building Social Inclusion
Modern democracies around the world are threatened by growing political populism and intolerance. This fact is prominent especially in the Balkan region, where the effect of violent ethnic conflict is still present. Empirical data from this region registered . . .
The Political Dimension in the Work of the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: ICTY as a Form of Political Justice
In 1961 Otto Kirchheimer published his book Political Justice. The book was trying to illustrate how laws and courts are being used in political struggle. In this article, the author tries to apply this concept to the work of International Criminal Tribunal . . .
Sanctions as an Ambiguous Tool of Economic Statecraft: The Case of Russia Post-2014
Trade and financial sanctions are regularly considered one of the most widely employed tools of economic statecraft, although their efficiency is occasionally disputed. In academic literature and political practice alike, it is often claimed that they can . . .
The Institutional Setting for State Aid Control in Serbia and the Long Road to “Operational Independence”
According to the Stabilisation and Association Agreement concluded with the European Union, the process of the integration of the Republic of Serbia into the European Union includes an obligation to introduce rules on the control of state aid in the country . . .
European Union’s Common Security and Defence Policy Operations in the Mediterranean: Missions Impossible
Arab Spring, Libyan crisis and subsequent explosion of migration created ‘perfect storm’ for the European Union (EU), challenging the EU as security actor. This research apply Christopher Hill’s capability-expectations gap concept on the CSDP, more specifically . . .
Fear of Ideology: Political Theory and Political Practice in Contemporary Russia
The battle of ideas has raged in Russia since the times of Peter the Great and Catharine the Great and continues even today. The front line is between the liberals (Westernisers, Europhiles) and a camp that could broadly be called conservatives (Slavophiles, . . .
On Violence and Nonviolence in Political Theory: Some Conceptual Dilemmas
The aim of this paper is to analyse the relation between the concepts of violence and nonviolence in the political theory. How these two concepts are correlated? Where is the dividing line between violence and nonviolence? By analysing some theoretical presuppositions . . .
King Milan Obrenović: Among the Political Elite, the Masses and Great Powers
After his crowning in 1882, Milan Obrenović became the first king In modern history of Serbia. Given the level and type of Milan’s participation in the government, there are three very different periods of his reign. While in the first period tripartite . . .
Social Problems as Constructs of Social Reality
Social problems are perceived situations incompatible with the values of a significant number of people, which lead to negative social and economic consequences. Their basic characteristics are: that they are predominantly caused by social factors, mass, awareness . . .
Theories of Nations and Nationalism: Old Approaches for the 21st Century
Relying on Rogers Brubaker’s belief that the study of nationalism has survived the erosion of nuanced and sophisticated works offered by the greatest minds in the field, this paper summarizes and reinterprets main Western theories of nations and nationalism. . . .
The Geopolitics of Global Energy: The New Cost of Plenty
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