Restraining Great Powers

Soft balancing from empires to the global era

This event examined a crucial element of state behaviour: the use of international institutions, informal alignments and economic instruments such as sanctions, to constrain the power and threatening behaviour of dominant actors.

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Event recorded 16 January 2019


T.V. Paul (@tvpaul1) is James McGill Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at McGill University, Montreal and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Christopher Coker is co-Director of LSE IDEAS.

LSE IDEAS (@lseideas) is LSE's foreign policy think tank. We connect academic knowledge of diplomacy and strategy with the people who use it.

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