The Security Dilemma

The two most famous strands of international relations theory – realism and liberalism – dictate that the international system is characterised by ‘anarchy’. In 1951 John Herz published a book entitled Political Realism and Political Idealism in which¬†he coined the famous term ‘The Security Dilemma’. “A structural notion in which the self-help attempts of states […]

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