Somewhere Between Great and Small: Disentangling the Conceptual Jumble of Middle, Regional, and 'Niche' Powers
- Note from the Editor--Issue 2 2013. // Baltic Security & Defence Review;2013, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p4
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including Russian soft power, Poland's geopolitical view of the Baltic, and the role of the U.S. in Europe.
- CHINA'S QUEST FOR "SOFT POWER": IMPERATIVES, IMPEDIMENTS AND IRRECONCILABLE TENSIONS? YUEZHI ZHAO // Javnost-The Public (European Institute for Communication & Cultu;2013, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p17
From establishing Confucius Institutes all over the world to mounting an advertising blitz in New York's Times Square, the Chinese state's multifaceted endeavour to strengthen its "soft power" has been highly visible and the subject of much recent political, journalistic, and scholarly...
- TÃœRKÄ°YE'NÄ°N GELECEK SORUNU: STRATEJÄ°K AÃ‡IK. AY, Hakan; ERGÜN, Oğuzhan // Celal Bayar University Journal of Social Sciences / Celal Bayar ;Jun2014, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p206
On the agenda formed by firstly democratic deficit, economic, judiciary, administrative and current deficits, on the return of Prime Minister RT Erdogan's trip to Japan, his statement including that Turkey does not have an aim of being a regional or global power points out that Turkish...
- South Africa in the BRICS. Harrison, Philip // OASIS - Observatorio de AnÃ¡lisis de los Sistemas Internacionale;ene-jun2014, Issue 19, p67
South Africa's membership of the BRICS has stirred controversy. A number of observers have argued that South Africa is too small in terms of economy and population to be considered an authentic member of this group. In this article, the author accepts that South Africa may have no place in the...
- From the Editor's Desk. // Journal of Diplomacy & International Relations;Summer/Fall2013, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p7
An introduction is presented that discusses the issue topic of the role of middle powers in international relations, noting an article on the aspiration of small states to become middle powers.
- The Dynamics of Middlepowermanship. Behringer, Ronald M. // Journal of Diplomacy & International Relations;Summer/Fall2013, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p9
The article discusses the notion of middlepowermanship in international relations in relation to human security endeavors. Topics include the involvement of middle powers in establishing United Nations (UN) peacekeeping forces and institutions, the use of multilateral diplomacy by middle powers,...
- What Went Wrong with the U.S.'s China Policy. Li Ding // Chinascope;Nov/Dec2012, Issue 60, p6
The article discusses five things that went wrong with the China policy of the U.S. One thing that went wrong was reportedly the unfettered opening of the U.S. market to China. Another thing that had gone wrong was allegedly the negligence on China's development of soft power. Other errors in...
- Editor's Message. // Journal of Applied Global Research;Summer2012, Vol. 5 Issue 13, preceding p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the theme of the Issue which offers intellectual contributions and focuses on broadening academic resources.
- LETTER FROM THE EDITORS. Moon, Sarah; Montpetit, Mathilde // Harvard International Review;Summer2014, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the terrorism threat faced by the country hosting both the World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics, the role of sports as a kind of soft power on the international stage, and the use of...