Review – Never-Ending War on Terror

Mohammed A. Salih • Oct 2 2022 • Features

This book focusses on the American military and cultural response to 9/11, and questions whether the campaign will ever have an end in sight.

9/11 and the War on Terror

Stephen McGlinchey • Mar 28 2022 • Online resources

The terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 led to the United States starting its ‘War on Terror’, seeking to rid the world of terrorists and governments that supported or enabled them.

Interview – Ruth Blakeley

E-International Relations • Jan 10 2019 • Features

Ruth Blakeley explains her research exposing the UK’s involvement in the torture of terror suspects, and discusses drones, human rights research and international law.

Huntington vs. Mearsheimer vs. Fukuyama: Which Post-Cold War Thesis is Most Accurate?

Glen M.E. Duerr • Apr 22 2018 • Articles

Scholars cannot discount Huntington because core parts of his arguments still remain relevant to the narratives of today even if he is incorrect in some places.

Introducing Poststructuralism in International Relations Theory

Aishling Mc Morrow • Feb 13 2018 • Articles

The impact of poststructuralism within IR comes from its ability to not only identify and uncover power relations that dictate political events but also make space for alternative discourses.

10th Anniversary Interview – HA Hellyer

E-International Relations • Dec 8 2017 • Features

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

The Golden Age of Special Operations Forces

Abigail Watson • Nov 28 2017 • Articles

Special Operation Forces have been a defining feature of US military engagement in its post-9/11 wars, yet few understand the dangers of their increased use.

Revisiting the Clash of Civilizations Thesis After 9/11

Deepshikha Shahi • Mar 23 2017 • Articles

Afghans believing in the Taliban/al-Qaida discourse will succumb to the intellectual insights of Huntington’s thesis which endorses the same worldview in a reverse guise.

Afghanistan: A Critical Insight into Huntington’s Civilizational Approach

Deepshikha Shahi • Mar 11 2017 • Articles

Understanding 9/11 and the US-led war on terror in Afghanistan as exemplifications of a clash of civilizations seems to be thoroughly misleading and dangerous.

Open Access Book – Understanding Post-9/11 Afghanistan: A Critical Insight into Huntington’s Civilizational Approach

E-International Relations • Feb 24 2017 • Features

A post-Islamic humanist discourse has the potential to carve the way for peace in post-9/11 Afghanistan and vindicate Islam of its denigration in the contemporary world.

Transnational Terrorism

Katherine E. Brown • Jan 19 2017 • Articles

Terrorist groups are products of their time and, just everyday citizens, live in a globalised world. They are both shaped by globalisation and contribute to it by their actions.

Hidden Victims of International Terrorism: Muslim Women in the USA

Serap Gur • Oct 31 2016 • Articles

Muslim women face a dilemma: in some places they are attacked for not wearing a headscarf, in others for wearing one. After every new terrorist attack, they are targeted.

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