How do political leaders use populist rhetoric to legitimate war ? (article)

« War is not, after all, a malign act of fate – an unexpected volcano eruption or a tornado that spirals up from nowhere » (Carruthers, 2000:16). Indeed the conduct of violence today in a modern society ruled by law relies heavily on psychological mobilisation for its success. Thus, in order to produce clear approval of one’s … Lire la suite How do political leaders use populist rhetoric to legitimate war ? (article)