The Politics of Narendra Modi

February 9, 2012 by

For past few months, Narendra Modi has been mentioned as the next Prime Minister in India in the event of the ruling UPA coalition government is not in a position to form a unity government due to its involvement in several cases of corruption. India, led by Prime Minister Manmoham Singh, has not mollified his critics and addressed the allegations of corruption against his administration. Although Modi’s name has been appearing frequently since the Godhra case of 2002, his increasing popularity suggests that he might be the suitable choice for the prime ministership.

The Continuation of Unnecessary American Nation-Building Missions

February 9, 2012 by

A common occurrence within the discipline of international relations is various schools of thought being subjected to criticism. A school of thought that has faced a considerable amount of scrutiny in recent years is realism. One of the reasons why realists have been inundated with criticism is because they place so much emphasis on the state. This preoccupation with the state is thought to be unnecessary in the eyes of realism’s detractors since this actor is not as influential as it used to be.