12 Answered Questions for the topic International Relations
Comparative political system
In many societies, political competition is centred on identities such as ethnicity and race rather than ideological or policy distinctions. Please provide at least three major explanations for why... more
In many societies, political competition is centered on identities, such as ethnicity and race, rather than ideological or policy distinctions. Please provide at least three major explanations for... more
Difference between the Scientific and Behavioral approach to International Relations?
As per my shallow research, IR literature and online content intermix Scientific and Behavioral Approach to International Relations. What exactly is the difference between the Scientific and... more
Why is the USA able to damage the Russian economy by imposing sanctions but Russia can't do the same?
Why is the USA able to damage the Russian economy by imposing sanctions but Russia can't do the same?For example see [U.S. tightens sanctions on Russia over... more
Throughout history, how many wars have there been between Russia and Japan?
Do both countries have a particluar hot spot that existed in the past, and if so, does it still exist now? Have their wars historically been bloody or transient, and are they now considered... more
Why was the Jay Treaty so hated by the American public?
Why was the Jay Treaty so hated by the American public? I've read that many people hated it, but I don't understand why. It ensured the United States would get back forts that had been taken by... more
Why did the United States issue the Monroe Doctrine when it did?
Why did President Monroe issue this doctrine when he did? In other words, what "caused" the Monroe Doctrine?
Why did France make an alliance with the Kingdom of Sardinia-Piedmont in the 1850's?
It is clear why Cavour wanted the alliance, but what benefits would France have from allying itself to a relatively weak (as far as I know) kingdom?
Before entering WW II, why was the US so against Japanese aggression in China but did nothing about Germany in Europe?
The US was very vocal against Japanese aggression in China in the 1930's and early 1940's but said nothing against German aggression in Europe. The US finally placed an embargo on sending oil and... more
Did the Pope's crossbow and archery bans have any effect?
One of the more famous and certainly curious decisions at the [Second Council of the Lateran](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Council_of_the_Lateran) in 1139 was a ban on using missile troops... more
What steps were taken at the end of WW2 to prevent a WW3?
I've heard a lot of unofficial stories regarding various steps that were taken at the end of WW2 to prevent a WW3. What were these steps? Did they work? Or is America's status as a superpower a... more