The original and the not


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

International Relations

Studying 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.