International Journal on Humanistic Ideology

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 2, Autumn

Approaching Al Qaeda Terrorism and the War on Terror: A Just War Perspective
IntroductionIn December 31, 2000, the world celebrated the passing of a century of bloodshed and the coming of a new century and a new millennium with hope and optimism in a new beginning for humanity. It seemed that the advancements in the fields of...
A Soviet-Yugoslav Ideological War: The Exchange of Letters of April-June 1958
Josip Broz Tito's refusal to accept Moscow's guardianship would start a Soviet-Yugoslav schism in 1948.1 However, after Stalin's death (on March 5, 1953), the new power structure installed in the Kremlin would gradually bring the Soviet-Yugoslav relations...
Economic and Social Security - Defining Factor of Sovereignty. A Case Study - Romania
Expressed at the same time as the Westfalian type state and aiming the exclusive prerogative of the State in the exercise of power, sovereignty becomes in the globalized era an concept increasingly controversial, many authors considering that the sovereignty...
Humanitarian Interventions, Responsibility to Protect versus State Sovereignty. the BRICS Countries Perspectives
Introduction"«Humanitarian intervention» has been controversial both when it happens, and when it has failed to happen" - Report of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty.The world we live in today is in constant change and...
In the Name of Marxism-Leninism: Ideological Debates during the Early '60S 1
At the beginning of the 1960s the condemnation of the "Yugoslav revisionism" within the communist bloc started to lose momentum, although it was never completely eradicated from the ideological debates. This was due precisely to the rise of the Sino-Soviet...
Sovereignty in Terms of Ethics and Morality as Instruments of Humanitarian Interventions
International interactions always challenged the definition and interpretation of morality and ethics. These can be relative concepts and therefore can be interpreted according to state actors and their values. Establishment of common values are able...
Sovereignty in the Current Geopolitical Context. New Meanings and Dimensions
IntroductionThe issue of sovereignty is one of great debate and interests to researchers of International Relations and not exclusively. Over time, the discourse changed and the central issue of this article was analyzed and debated from various perspectives....
States without Power and Power without States
In the spring of 2014, the people of Crimea were the subject of a "selfdetermination referendum", held on March 16th, in which the population was asked to "freely decide" (many will say that the decision was taken with the gun pointed at their heads)...
The European Common Army - between European Unity and National Sovereignty
IntroductionThe dynamics of the international situation in the context of globalization, the economic crisis and especially, the crisis from the Eastern Europe and from the Middle East, generates more heated debate within the EU on its future role. As...
The Islamic State - Aspects of Sovereignty
Terrorism and sovereigntyThe expression of terrorism is triggering many situations that require a reinterpretation of the fundamental principles in international relations. It should be noted that this phenomenon is not temporary due to the extent of...
The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: The Principle of Sovereignty and the Right to Self-Determination
IntroductionWhen we speak about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the opinions are divided and often quite partisan. Taking into account that this conflict traces its roots to the beginnings of the formation of the Soviet system, the data at our disposal...
(Up)Rooting Sovereignty through the Metamorphoses of Migration
In time, the concept of post-Westphalian sovereignty has been embodied in omnifarious Gestalts, sometimes being invoked so as to gain further territories or to engage actors (primarily states) in conflicts against more or less imagined threats of the...
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