Part three of a four-part series looking at what factors allow states to punch above their weight in international affairs. This segment examines three ideational factors: identity, moral authority, and strategic positioning.
Knights and Rooks: The Role of Geography, Resources, and Asymmetric Capabilities in Attaining Status
Part II of When Pawns Become Queens explores three material factors that allow states to punch above their weight in international relations: geography, control of strategic resources, and the asymmetric projection of power.
Walk through almost any neighborhood in Manhattan and law enforcement can trace your path, tracking your movements on the 8,000-plus cameras that blanket the city. Attend an event at Madison Square Garden and building...