Why do states and diplomacy organisations perform the ""global conflict on terrorism""?  This ebook asks this question inside of a wide framework, exploring the mechanisms and motives for participation in international governance and taking counterterrorism as a pertinent case. demanding the idea of egalitarian buildings of worldwide governance, the writer argues that energy relatives and using strength (influence, coercion and strength) play a extra very important function than formerly advised. offering a serious overview of the counterterrorism rules of ecu, US and ASEAN, the publication identifies a couple of reasons of participation in hegemonic governance, together with uneven interdependence with the USA, open and casual strain in relation to the ecu, and the authority and legitimacy of the major actors.

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