The Drone War on Westphalia

By: Monday July 4, 2011 1:58 pm

Drones change the relationship between the state and war

If you think about it, the system of sovereignty established by the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648 has been under increasing threat since World War II, a moment that brought many repressed peoples of the world closer to exercising their own sovereignty. While sovereignty never fully existed in practice, as we began to institute rules to enforce a more humane coexistence among sovereign nations, a number of forces starting chipping away at the concept of sovereignty.

 

The Selling of Greece

By: Thursday June 23, 2011 10:00 am

[I]t looks like the Greek government will agree to crippling austerity measures as well as the selling off of state assets, just to get the cash to pay off the banks.

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