- Year of publication: 2020
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- Pages: 3-4
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Russia’s Foreign Policy. Determinants, Interests, and Measures
The paper addresses the conditions, objectives, and measures of the foreign policy of the Russian Federation. The first part of the paper presents - both in theoretical and practical terms - foreign policy’s determinants. In particular, it addresses their following types: internal objective, subjective internal, objective external, as well as subjective external ones. The second part of the paper uses the example of Russia to present interests and foreign policy goals constituting an extension of these interests. The author attempts to answer the question how to identify the interests, goals, and values of modern Russia. The final part of the paper presents - again both in theoretical and practical terms - the instruments for achieving the foreign policy objectives.
Science and Its Role in Modern Society: Epistemological and Social Aspects
The main form of human cognition - science - today has an increasingly significant and significant impact on the real conditions of our life, in which we must somehow navigate and act. A philosophical vision of the world presupposes fairly definite ideas about what science is, how it is structured and how it develops, what it can do and what gives hope, and what is inaccessible to it. Talking about modern science in its interaction with various spheres of society and the individual, we can distinguish three groups of social functions that it performs. These are, first, cultural-worldview functions, second, the functions of science as a direct productive force and, third, its functions as a social force, due to the fact that scientific knowledge and methods are now being used more and more widely to solve a variety of problems arising in the life of society.
The article provides the full insight into the ethical views of Ibn Sina who represented eastern peripatetism. As such, it is a significant contribution to the spiritual heritage of our people.
The China-US rivalry takes place on many areas. In this article, attention is focused primarily on the technological area that plays the largest role during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). In addition, scientific and technical progress is crucial for maintaining an advantage over other countries. A useful concept for the analysis is the rivalry of the powers allows to answer the research question: what is the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), which is currently taking place in the world, potential to contribute to China’s predominance in the race of powers with the US? The study uses a qualitative analysis of available sources and focuses, among others, on the case of Wu61K. Rezmer-Płotka • US-China Rivalry in the Age of Coronavirus han, which became the focus of a pandemic. Modern technologies used in China, allowed to slow down the spread of the virus in a relatively short time. Result: Based on the analysis, it can be assumed that China has accelerated work on artificial intelligence, which may be one of the key factors for gaining a predominance over the US in the power rivalry.
Saudi Arabia: Stories of Selected Epidemics and Royal Prerogative in the Fight against Coronavirus
In the text, the author presents shows a short history of epidemics that took place in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and also discusses political decisions and a possible fight with epidemic of coronavirus. After analyzing the most important sources and information on the topic of coronavirus, the author proposes a thesis that Saudi Arabia is ready for an epidemic of coronavirus diseases.
Hindu-Muslim Relations in Times of Coronavirus
The history of Hindu-Muslim conflicts in India is century-long. Ever mounting hostility of Hindus has been the primary reason why Muslim minorities in India have fallen victim to the increasing levels of systemic violence. COVID-19 has undergone another dangerous mutation and took Islamophobia to the whole new level. Instead of uniting in the face of danger, we are observing the growing social divisions on the Hindu-Muslim line and the galloping increase in distrust between the two. Are Muslims terrorists who are engaged in jihād using the virus as a weapon? Such superficial judgement is not in the interest of anyone. Nuanced understanding of the novel witch-hunt against Muslims is essential before jumping to any hasty conclusion. The present study aims to explore the consequences of the pandemic for Muslim communities in India, as well as conspiracy theories such as corona jihād, bio jihād, love jihād or population jihād that began to flourish amid the coronavirus crisis.
Neo-Ottomanism Policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Its Impact on Ethnic Relations in the Country
Turkish foreign policy for many years has been based on the concept of strategic depth formulated by Ahmet Davutoğlu. Nowadays, the concept remains a base of Turkish softpower diplomacy addressed to many countries, including Bosnia and Herzegovina. The main sources of the foreign policy are the traditional historical experiences of the Ottoman empire and islamic culture. This article analyzes the Turkish softpower diplomacy in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Nowadays, Turkey is focusing on the Ottoman past, as well as on the events of the 1990s: the civil war and genocide. By This way Ankara is gaining just Bosnian-muslim community support. The main question is why Turkey is leading the foreign policy in such a way? And what impact does this have on Bosnian contemporary ethnic relations?
Absence of Law to Protect Civilians during War in The Kite Runner
This paper explores the topic of violence as it is represented in Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner (2003). The aim is to look at the possibilities of representing violence in the fictional context. The novel is analyzed accordingly, through its characters and acts in order to see violence structures in the small narratives of each characters and the main narrative itself. For this purpose, disnarration is applied as a narratological approach.
Sultanate of Oman under the Rule of Haitham bin Tariq Al Said
Sultan Kabus will go down in the history of Oman as a country modernizer, an effective negotiator on the international stage and a ruler with the longest political seniority in the region. His 50-year rule raised questions about a worthy successor as a head of state. The purpose of the article is to present the succession procedure in the Sultanate of Oman and the profile of the new Sultan, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said. In addition, the author indicate, the challenges facing the new sultan in internal and foreign policy. The link between them is the long-term development strategy of Oman Vision 2040 adopted by the Sultanate of Oman.
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