Western Hegemony and Russia’s Eurasian Turn: Probing the Liberal Order’s Place in Contemporary International Society

AbstractAccording to some perspectives, it is difficult to imagine the collective West developing further relations with Russia beyond the regulatory and systemic – rather than the social – so long as their political systems remain…

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Polycentrism in the Era of Great Power Rivalry

When imagining a list of the central norms enshrined in the contemporary international order, the most elementary principles usually come to mind: sovereign equality, the territorial integrity of states, national self-determination, multilateralism, rules-based interaction, and…

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Russia in Transition: Implications for Canada and the International Order

Originally published for GlobalBrief Geo-Blog Following the election of Donald Trump to the White House, Canada’s then newly appointed Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland made a commitment to defending the “rules-based international order” (RBIO) one…

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