World Affairs

An academic journal covering political science and international relations. Contains three to five articles written by professors, scholars, military offices, and government officials worldwide. Published by the American Peace Society (APS).

Articles from Vol. 164, No. 2, Fall

Korea and the Dynamics of Japan's Post-Cold War Security Policy
With the end of the cold war, Japan has "rediscovered" the critical importance of the neighboring Korean peninsula to its security. In recent years, Japan has faced more directly the challenges presented by a divided Korea. It has committed itself...
The Relevance of Perceptions in Foreign Policy: A German-U.S. Perspective
"There is the perception that while France is a complicated country, not posing a problem, Germany is not complicated but can pose a problem."--Representative of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C., 2 February 2001...
The Social and Economic Correlates of Islamic Religiosity
The last three decades have witnessed an explosion in studies of Islam and Islamic fundamentalism. Most have speculated on the causes of an Islamic resurgence that has now become the dominant political force in the Middle East. Although this burst...
U.S. Domestic Politics and the Emerging Humanitarian Intervention Policy: Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo
The 1991 Gulf War was seen at the time as a watershed in international relations. It was the first time that the superpowers--whose rivalry had been the source of so much international friction and violence over the last half century--had cooperated...