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.
A Young Professional shares her perspective on COP21 and the resulting Paris Accord, after spending two weeks at the heart of the groundbreaking negotiations in Paris earlier this month.