The Foreign Affairs of a State is Based on Its Strength in the International System

  • Burim Mexhuani European University of Tirana, Tirana, Albania


Neorealists say that a country's Foreign Affairs is based on its power or position as the power that has a state in the international system.  Field of International Relations based on international legal policies and norms; It can be defined by different political perspectives and phenomena, depending on certain theories. Theories are the best determinant of defining policies in the International System. For a long time, in the international system have dominated realistic, liberal and radical theories; After the Second World War for the purposes of explaining or defining international policies, other theories, including neo-realism, were listed. As a structured theory versus reality that defined the theory of alignment for defining political theories in the international system. In International Relations there is no central authority or world government, the state and the international environment is in a state of anarchy, which pushes the states to create the conditions to create an environment where they can survive. Special studies of International Relations theory were spurred especially after World War I and World War II. The neorealistic theory itself contains some elements that differ from other theories and that as its base takes the strength or position of power of states in the international system. Responses to the framework of action, the theories are directed as perimeters to solve the problems of the international system. The international relations system may be positioned in other circumstances when a power is not balanced, depending on the different circumstances of politics and politicians

Jul 4, 2017
How to Cite
MEXHUANI, Burim. The Foreign Affairs of a State is Based on Its Strength in the International System. European Journal of Social Science Education and Research, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 4, p. 322-325, july 2017. ISSN 2312-8429. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 06 dec. 2019.