War, as defined in Clausewitzian terms, is “between states for a definable political end [state interest].” Accordingly, the actors are states, the goals are geo-political or ideological, the strategies are based on attrition and territorial control through military force, and financing is derived from state revenues. These wars involve clear distinctions between state and non-state, internal and external, economic and political, civil and military, and legitimate bearers of arms and non-combatants or criminals. W...
... middle of paper ...
...bility of recognizing a legitimate political authority imbedded in Kaldor’s cosmopolitan approach, her analysis of the ineffectiveness of Clausewitzian-based strategies in intervening in wars is accurate. Clearly, the Clausewtzian framework is incapable of recognizing the various complexities of a globalized society and current wars. Furthermore, the cosmopolitan approach is more appropriate for humanitarian intervention by emphasizing the protection of civilians, and resolving the impact of the collapse of an authoritarian state. Ultimately, the international community must construct a policy for addressing conflicts based on identity politics that violate human rights utilizing a framework other than the traditional Clausewitzian model.
Kaldor, mary. 2007. New and Old Wars: Organized Violence in a Global Era. 2nd Edition. Stanford University Press.
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- Frankenstein is a book written by Mary Shelley in 1818, that is revolved around a under privileged scientist named Victor Frankenstein who manages to create a unnatural human-like being. The story was written when Shelley was in her late teen age years, and was published when she was just twenty years old. Frankenstein is filled with several different elements of the Gothic and Romantic Movement of British literature, and is considered to be one of the earliest forms of science fiction. Frankenstein is a very complicated and complex story that challenges different ethics and morals on the apparent theme of dangerous knowledge.... [tags: victor, mary godwin, horror]
1086 words (3.1 pages)
- Welcoming New Saudi Students at St. Mary’s University On Saturday, August 29, I attended an event dedicated to welcoming new students from Saudi Arabia at St. Mary’s University. The event took place in Raymond Russell Park, between 12pm to 4 pm. The event was sponsored by the Saudi Club of St. Mary’s University. The purpose of the event was to greet new Saudi students who just arrived to St. Mary’s University to continue their studies. Some of the students were already familiar with the life in the USA: some of them were exchange student who transferred from other schools, the majority being from San Antonio.... [tags: Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, Arabian Peninsula]
1281 words (3.7 pages)
- Mary Parker Follett’s “The Giving of Orders” in this essay addresses the complexities of given orders and received. She presents that it is apparent through observation and through psychology that you cannot get moderate results with people when orders are given, pressured, influenced or manipulated. She articulates the need for the change in habits and patterns in people and correlates it to administration and organization. She proceeds in her article to further understand through, analysis that consists of three things.... [tags: Management, Psychology, Leadership]
1141 words (3.3 pages)
- The Harlem Renaissance, in the 1920’s, sparked a cultural movement known as the “New Negro”. Along with this movement, an anthology was published by Alain Locke named The New Negro. Within this anthology, the playwright Willis Richardson left his mark in the movement through his play Compromise. Compromise depicted what Alain Locke meant by the New Negro movement. Many plays that were published established ideas similar to Compromise. In the single issue magazine Fire, the play Color Struck had similar agendas but from a different point of view, culturally.... [tags: Harlem Renaissance, African American, Sociology]
1256 words (3.6 pages)
- Little girls or little women, the Disney Princess effect, Author Mary Finucane started to notice her three year old daughter stopped being a child, she no longer cared about running, playing, she only cared to dress up and was “waiting for her prince”. Finucane argues that due to the media little girls are growing up to fast. She uses logos, pathos, and ethos to illustrate the deterioration of youth in little girls today. This topic explores the incline of influences towards young girls by the media on how they perceive the modern “Hot Look”.... [tags: Sexualization, Girls, Media]
837 words (2.4 pages)
- Mary Shelley discusses the themes of birth and creation, appearance and the necessity of companionship, love and acceptance in her novel Frankenstein. The themes that are explored in Frankenstein are relevant to today’s modern world. Shelley challenges readers by endorsing and confronting attitudes and values in her text through the events, circumstances and outcomes that take place in the novel, thus causing the reader to reflect upon their own lives and in turn the society around them. Shelley raises in her text an issue that is on the forefront of discussion in the modern world, that of man taking the place of God and the role of woman in the creation of life.... [tags: Mary Shelley]
1434 words (4.1 pages)
- case file 1 Based on what I saw in the movie I determined I would complete this assignment in the following scenario. Claireece Precious Jones was removed from the physical custody of her mother, Mary Johnston, because of the sexual, physical and emotional abuse occurring in the home. Mary Johnston failed to protect Precious from the sexual abuse by her father, Carl Jones. Ms. Johnston also physically and emotionally abused Precious. In my scenario, Precious was in the custody of New York Department of Child Safety and her teacher, Blu Rain, was fostering her.... [tags: Developmental psychology, Jean Piaget]
1090 words (3.1 pages)
- Queen Elizabeth was born on September 7, 1533 in Greenwich, United Kingdom. (Bio.com) The queen was recognized most by her nickname “The Virgin Queen.” Elizabeth I was the long filling queen of England, the Elizabethan era is actually named after her. Elizabeth governed with relative stability and prosperity for 44 years. (Bio.com) In Elizabeth 's early life she was a princess, but declared illegitimate through political machinations. She was perhaps England 's most famous monarch, but grew up in complex and sometimes difficult circumstances.... [tags: Elizabeth I of England, Mary I of England]
1086 words (3.1 pages)
- Old Testament Final how the Old Testament and New Testament are related. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: One of the ways we know that the Old Testament and the New Testament are related is the both contain the infallible written word of God. (2 Timothy 3:16) (Myers) The affiliation between the Old Testament and the New Testament echoes both the endurance and incoherence amongst the Christian and Israelite.... [tags: New Testament, Bible, Jesus, Old Testament]
1049 words (3 pages)
- ... With the intention to create a better “just” world the old testament creates this image of god as this all mighty powerful being who is to be feared instilling the concept of obedience. In the sense God is to be obeyed rather than shown sacrifice. And he has placed these commandments within our lives to show you the consequences of your wrong actions. It is the concept of an eye for an eye allowing those to be penalized if they have broken his rules. Throughout the bible we begin to see the transition from the idea of an all fearing god and are faced with the concept of grace.... [tags: Bible, Old Testament, Jesus, New Testament]
849 words (2.4 pages)