Saudi Arabia's Appalling History Of Crimes Can No Longer Be Ignored By The West

Khashoggi's disappearance shouldn’t have been the trigger of belated political outrage - years of silence has enabled Saudi Arabia to repeatedly push its luck

The Athenian general Thucydides was one of the founding thinkers of political realism. This regarded international relations as the skirmish of sovereign states driven by self-interests, locked within a permanent state of anarchy and game of power. In History of the Peloponnesian he portrays the international system as one lacking structure in the form of an overarching world government. Every state is in conflict with another, every action either an offensive or defensive measure taken to...
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2018-10-15 12:32
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