International relations and security in the digital age by Johan Eriksson, Giampiero Giacomello

By Johan Eriksson, Giampiero Giacomello

Examines the impression of the data revolution on overseas and household safety, trying to treatment either the shortcoming of theoretically expert research of knowledge safeguard and the US-centric tendency within the present literature.

content material: pt. 1. The politics of threats --
pt. 2. The politics of protection.

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At its core this divergent issue reveals the internal debates on whether to focus in the violence against the ‘near’ or ‘far’ enemy. This division of labour has always been the object of debate since Abdallah Azzam, one of the chief ideologues behind alQaeda, advanced the idea of ribat, the need for ‘enlightened’ jihadists to place themselves directly as a spearhead in defence of Muslims under siege. Answering the call for action was a sizeable contingent of foreign mujaheedin fighters flocking principally from Afghanistan and the Arabian Peninsula towards defending Muslims in the Balkan conflict in the early 1990s (Kohlmann 2004).

Some constructivists focus entirely on states and the interstate system (Wendt 1999), while others study, for example, NGOs and transnational communities (Keck and Sikkink 1998) and epistemic communities (Haas 1990; Adler 1992). Adler (2002: 108, 110) has also suggested that constructivists should focus more on the individual. In terms of providing frameworks for understanding world politics, constructivism is clearly much more heterogeneous than realism and liberalism (Checkel 1997; Fearon and Wendt 2002: 56).

Sun Tzu (1963) with his emphasis on surprise, deception, attacking weak points, and ‘unlimited war’ seems to be the theorist of modern times. Clausewitz (a romantic, dialectic, and complicated European) was much more articulate than many readers might IR theory and digital-age security 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 27 imagine, however. His point was that war is policy as well as politics. There is no distinction between politics and war; they are part of the same game. Clausewitz’s conclusion is much more apt for modern network societies than many might expect.

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