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Failed Narco-state or a Human Security Failure? Ethical and Methodological Ruptures with a Traditional Read of the Afghan Quagmire

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Facing Global Environmental Change

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In international relations theories, the notion of ‘security’ is primarily codified as the prerogative of states (realism), and of states and institutions (liberalism) to be free from what Buzan, Wæver and de Wilde (1998: 5) call any danger that presents “an existential threat.”

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Tadjbakhsh, S. (2009). Failed Narco-state or a Human Security Failure? Ethical and Methodological Ruptures with a Traditional Read of the Afghan Quagmire. In: Brauch, H.G., et al. Facing Global Environmental Change. Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace, vol 4. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68488-6_94

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