What caused World War 1? Was it the fault of an individual country or was it caused by underlying structural factors?

The causes of World War 1 are a highly debated topic within world politics and international relations. Amongst this debate, many evaluate the causes of the war as either being towards the individual fault of a specific country or through the structural factors that existed within the European nations. This essay will argue that the … Continue reading What caused World War 1? Was it the fault of an individual country or was it caused by underlying structural factors?

Explaining the ‘China Threat’ Thesis

Note: This essay was originally written in 2018. After the end of the Cold War, the US appeared triumphant against its Soviet rival who had now ceased to exist, which redistributed the world’s polarity to the US and its western victors. While it arguably became a multipolar system, it still nevertheless made the US the … Continue reading Explaining the ‘China Threat’ Thesis