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By Faye Donnelly

This booklet opinions the conceptualization of safeguard present in mainstream and significant theoretical debates, and applies this to the empirical case of the 2003 Iraq struggle.

The Iraq warfare represents probably the most difficult, advanced, and arguable occasions within the post-Cold battle period. the way during which the Bush management eventually determined to carry Saddam Hussein in charge via army intervention provoked a world outcry as a result of narratives they built to justify the "pre-emptive use of strength" and "enhanced interrogation techniques."

Responding to constructivist and post-structuralist students' demands a flip to discourse, and aligning its argument with serious protection stories, relatively the Copenhagen university (CS), this booklet conceptualizes language as a pivotal mechanism of energy. Adopting a Wittgensteinian technique, it strikes clear of considering the nexus among safety and language from a unmarried motion, or speech act, to a chain of activities or interactions. to demonstrate this new strategy, the writer examines situations specifically: the UN inspectors' discovering that there has been no credible proof that Iraq possessed guns of mass destruction (WMD) in early 2003 and the Abu Ghraib scandal in 2004. either occasions express that the limits and kinfolk among securitized ideas and environments aren't pre-given yet produced in a selected language video game.

This e-book may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of serious defense reviews, US overseas coverage, and IR in general.

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