Kenneth Neal Waltz (born 1924) is an American political scientist who is a member of the faculty at both the University of California, Berkeley and Columbia University and one of the most prominent scholars in the field of international relations alive today. He is one of the founders of neorealism, or structural realism, in international relations theory.
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... In “Structural Realism after the Cold War,” Kenneth Waltz defends realist theory against a cascade of criticism that emerged after the Cold War ... Waltz also takes on the democratic peace theory, which holds that no two democracies will go to war with the other, as one that doesn’t present a proper challenge to realism ... War is rooted in the anarchic structure, or a self-help environment, of the international system, Waltz argues ...
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