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The original and the not

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Hans Morgenthau’s famous work Politics Among Nations: The Struggle for Power and Peace, here in its English sixth edition (1985) and Indonesian translation.

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Studying Realism

Realism

The standard account of the Great Debate is that the realists emerged victorious, and the rest of the International Relations story is, in many respects, a footnote to Realism.

– Tim Dunne & Steve Smith

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After thoughts: What I didn’t know about Realism

Basically, I’ve been reading a number of references for the study of International Relations (IR) and IR theories for the past few days. And in these same few days I’ve discovered a lot of things I previously didn’t know about Realism – practically the dominant theory of IR – and sort of ‘converting’ me back to being a realist.