What is the problem with realism? Gofrixty

What is the problem with realism

Understanding social, economic, military, and global political power structures is the distinctive task of international relation theory.  Realism is a perspective in IR that argues that states are the primary actors in international relations and that the key to understanding international politics is to focus on the behaviour of states. Critics of realism argue that it overemphasizes state power and ignores the role of non-state actors, as well as the impact of factors such as ideology and economic conditions on state behaviour. Others maintain that realism still has value in…

Human rights violations in Kashmir and the role of international organisations under international law

Human rights violations in Kashmir

The beautiful valley of Kashmir became the place where human rights are being violated since the creation of two independent states, Pakistan and India, out of the British dominion in 1947, and then Kashmir was a princely state. The Kashmir Valley has long been a bone of contention between the two sovereign states of India and Pakistan for its accession into their own territory. Since Kashmir is a Muslim majority region and at the time of partition of subcontinent, they favoured its accession to join Pakistan. On the contrary, though,…

Realism and Liberalism: A guide to the Russia-Ukraine conflict

Realism and Liberalism - Gofrixty Post

The world is infinitely complex because there are an infinite number of variables that can affect any given outcome. In order to make decisions or take actions, we all rely on various beliefs or theories about “how the world works.” These beliefs can be based on our personal experience, on the information we’ve received from others, or on what we’ve read or heard. They may be based on our own observations, or on scientific evidence. But no matter how solid our beliefs may seem, they’re always subject to change. We…

Major Problems of Pakistan

Islamic Republic of Pakistan was established in 1947, having natural resources and 75 years of independence but still going through major problems. It is a nation where financial gap among rich and poor is broadening day by day. Major problems of Pakistan, including load-shedding, terrible economy, less education institutes, less emergency clinics, inflation and no water in many parts of the country. These issues exist in Pakistan right from its freedom which as referenced above was over seventy a long time back. Major Problems of Pakistan Illiteracy Literacy is characterized…

War on Terrorism

The War on Terror is a military campaign launch by the President George Bush in response to the al-Qaeda 9/11 terrorist attacks. President Bush announced the War on Terror on 20 Sep, 2001. Terrorism is the unlawful use of violence, especially against civilians in the rivalry of political aims or own voluntarily. He said in a speech that, it does not end there. ”It will not end until every terrorist group of global reach has been found, stopped and defeated. It also known as the Global War on Terrorism and…

The Power Structure of North Korea

North Korea is home to one of the world’s longest running dynasties. Three generations of the Kim family have ruled with total control, employing harsh repression and a right to privilege to secure elite and military support. Kim Kong-un, the most recent supreme leader, appears to have managed his early years in power deftly, reorganizing the party and military organizations and speeding up the development of nuclear and missile weapons. Experts says Kim’s ties with elites will be tested as North Korea strives to expand its economy and open up…

What happened on 23 March in Pakistan

Pakistan Resolution Day also known as Republic Day, is a national holiday in Pakistan commemorating the Lahore Resolution passed on 23rd March 1940 and the adoption of first constitution of Pakistan. It was the day of hope and determination of thousands of Muslims of the subcontinent. On this day, the head of All India Muslim League Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah passed a resolution for the creation of separate nation for the Muslim majority in British India. The Constitution was enforced with effect from 23rd March 1956, which was…

Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is the collective voice of Muslim world. Its goals to safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and compatibility among various people of the world. Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is an Islamic organization established in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in May 1971. OIC aim is to promote Islamic solidarity by coordinating social, economic, scientific and cultural activities, to strength the struggle of Muslims, the conference pledges to eliminate racial and discrimination. Organization for Islamic Cooperation…

The Government Structure of Pakistan

The Government of Pakistan is a federal government established by the constitution of Pakistan as a constituted governing authority of the four provinces. The government is mainly composed of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches, in which all powers are vested by the Constitution in the Parliament, the Prime Minister and the Supreme Court, the further powers and duties of these branches are defined by acts and amendments of the Parliament. There is a bicameral parliament with the National Assembly as a lower house and the Senate as an upper…

Holi is a greeting and Eid day for Hindus’

A girl celebrating Holi festival

Holi is an Eid day for the Hindu community. It is celebrated with colour, music, and dancing. People usually wear brightly coloured clothes and use celebration powders to make their skin glow. In some places, people also go out into the streets and throw colored water and coloured powder at each other. The name “Holi” is derived from the Sanskrit words “Huli” (to smear) and “Lila” (play). Holi is celebrated on the day after the last full moon of the Hindu month of Phalguna. The date is determined by the…