À propos de Etienne Vioget

Étudiant en troisième année de bachelor en Science Politique à l'Université de Lausanne.

Achieving Justice in International Relations – The case of humanitarian intervention

I. Introduction Throughout history, many people discussed what is a just war, and when is it just to resort to violence. Most of the academic work aimed to come up with a standardized framework regarding the just conditions to use force. In the 21st century, we believe international law is the flag bearer ...

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Naval Power and World Politics

Since the advent of the mercantile era in the 17th century, great powers relied heavily on the oceans and the seas for the pursuit of international trade. Things have not changed much, and, as Margaret Blunden argues, “with the world’s maritime transport system at the forefront of globalization” (Blunden 2012), it is hardly plausible to expect any inflexion ...

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“In times of war, the law falls silent”

UN Security Council Chamber in New York City. Throughout the history of humanity, and all around the globe, civilizations have always oscillated between periods of peaceful prosperity and between darker times, often characterized by war as a main factor entailing the collapse of the social order or of the economic and political structures in place at ...

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