All posts in: International system

Carving Up Antarctica?

This week Brendan Borrell suggested in the New York Times that it was time to reconsider the status of Antarctica. Antarctica is now effectively an international, stateless, demilitarized zone, on the basis of the 1959 Antarctic Treaty. Many ...

An End to War?

Radiolab recently asked the question, “Will humans ever stop fighting wars once and for all?” Passerby confronted with this query were skeptical, citing “human nature.” Now, “once and for all” is an extreme ...