Annals of the Croatian Political Science Association

One Hundred Years of the Washington Naval Conference (1921-2021)
From Washington Naval Conference to AUKUS: Control Over Pacific as a Key to China’s “Closed Doors”
The global power is shifting from the Euro-Atlantic area to Asia-Pacific. This structural transformation was noticed as early as the 1990s, but at the time America could not resist the intoxicating post-Cold War triumphalism and hubris of its supremacy. Only when pax Americana succumbed to the burdens of exhausting wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the global recession of 2008, did the immediate geopolitical importance of the Pacific became fully apparent.
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Political Apathy and Empty Thrones
Is the Old Political Croatia Really Falling Apart?*
The extent of political change in the local elections held in May this year can be analyzed in different ways. To begin with, we can apply to the election results a relatively simple model developed by the German-American economist Albert Hirschman in his study Exit, Voice, and Loyalty...
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The Future of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Penalizing the Srebrenica Genocide Denial
Shortly before the end of his 12-year term as the High Representative of the International Community in BiH, Valentin Inzko intervened in state penal law by banning the denial of the genocide of Serbs against Bosniaks in Srebrenica in 1995. Although it has several dimensions, the essence of Inzko’s decision, based on the invasive Bonn powers of the High Representative, is the legal sanctioning of the denial of the Srebrenica genocide. One can speculate as to why this pale and insignificant Austrian diplomat did so.
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Social Conflicts and Language Games of Politics
Essential Differences or Practical Metaphors? The Secret of the Persistence of the Left-Right Division
The division of political parties and ideological programs into Left and Right is so ingrained in our perception of political reality that it is difficult to find an alternative. But their meaning is not stable and precise. Their meanings changed so much that the distinction between the original Left and Right during the French Revolution and today’s Left-Right parties in Europe was almost completely reversed.
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Online First
Regional Studies: The Middle East
The second bloc of texts previously published online, which will be included in the issue of the Annals for 2021, is dedicated to politics in the Middle East. From the perspective of the secular eschatologies of liberal democracy, the Middle East, with its saturation with religion and conflict, stubbornly resists what is progressively...
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Politics and Democracy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: 25 Years after Dayton
Our initial bloc of online first texts is dedicated to politics and democracy in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Brendan O’Leary questions the phrase normal democracy. In the text, he argues that human rights must be balanced with other values, including peace and stability, and concludes...
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Annals of the Croatian Political Science Association

Croatian Political Science Association
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