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Evolution, Not Revolution: The Digital Divide In American And Australian Contexts, Stuart Murray Nov 2015

Evolution, Not Revolution: The Digital Divide In American And Australian Contexts, Stuart Murray

Stuart Murray

Extract: Revolutions in information and communication technology (ICT) can have a profound impact on the relations between people, nations and institutions. Gutenberg’s invention of a printing press with movable type (circa 1439), for instance, meant that European literature could suddeny be mass produced. The technology transformed the speed and volume at which information was gathered, collated and disseminated – information which permeated then changed society. Similarly, the telegraph, telephone, radio and television dramatically altered the way disparate and estranged humans and states interacted with one another. Such changes were far reaching, but none are quite on the scale of the ...


Grand Strategy And China's Search For Prestige, Lukas Danner Sep 2015

Grand Strategy And China's Search For Prestige, Lukas Danner

Lukas K. Danner

No abstract provided.


The Role Of Great Powers In China's Grand Strategy, Lukas Danner Jan 2015

The Role Of Great Powers In China's Grand Strategy, Lukas Danner

Lukas K. Danner

No abstract provided.


Pariah Diplomacy, Huss Banai Dec 2014

Pariah Diplomacy, Huss Banai

Huss Banai

No abstract provided.


The Strategic Logic Of Us-Iran Enmity, Huss Banai Dec 2014

The Strategic Logic Of Us-Iran Enmity, Huss Banai

Huss Banai

No abstract provided.


Reflexive Diplomacy, Huss Banai Dec 2014

Reflexive Diplomacy, Huss Banai

Huss Banai

No abstract provided.


Framing The Issues In Moral Terms Iii: Rights And Right Conduct, Robert Williams Dec 2014

Framing The Issues In Moral Terms Iii: Rights And Right Conduct, Robert Williams

Robert E. Williams Jr.

The development of a global human rights culture has had a profound effect on the way discussions of military ethics are framed. This is most apparent in the development of the “responsibility to protect” norm amid a broader debate concerning military intervention to stop serious human rights abuses. With policymakers and international lawyers, many just war theorists have adopted an understanding of military ethics centered on human rights. This essay describes the development of the rights-based perspective on the use of force and its impact on key questions regarding the resort to war and just conduct in war.


Assessing 'Deacon' Mccormick From The Perspective Of The Intelligence Community, Daniel Baldino Dec 2014

Assessing 'Deacon' Mccormick From The Perspective Of The Intelligence Community, Daniel Baldino

Daniel Baldino

F.A. Hayek (1899-1992), the co-leader of the Austrian free market school, embraced the transparently fraudulent assertion made by Donald McCormick, aka Richard Deacon, in The British Connection which accused A.C. Pigou, the co-leader of the Cambridge market failure school, of being a Soviet spy. [Book]