Political science

In this article we take into consideration the experience gained by foreign social institutions on solving of various issues in society. The urgency of this research is determined by the alternative pattern of political system transformation in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The author tries to succeed in identifying principles of nongovernmental organization development as a phenomenon of political system in modern Kazakhstan. Global civil society must be formed according to either a western institutional pattern or have regard to main traditions and institutions in our state.

, 2012

In modern conditions of globalization this theme is actual, because an interest of the West to South-East Asiat is manifested and continues to grow. This article examines the experience of foreign policy of the Republic of Singapore, which is one of the most attractive countries for world powers like the U.S., China and Japan, due to its advantageous geopolitical location. Also paper analyzes the participation of Singapore in regional integration within the framework of organizations such as ASEAN, APEC, ASEM, etc. Singapore's experience is also important for the Republic of Kazakhstan, which is in similar conditions for the conduction of its foreign policy.

, 2013

What is the concept of «unilateralism» in American foreign policy? How useful was it to the George W.Bush administration in advancing U.S. national interests? Unilateralism has had a long history in the United States of America, but took a special place in foreign policy during the presidency of George W.Bush. Much of the unilateral approach to international security had developed from policies pursued by the Republican majori- ties in Congress prior to President Bush's election It was expected that the administration of President George Bush had been pursuing a singularly unilateralist stance since coming to power — a significant change from its predecessor. This article explains the concept of unilateralism and its use in the name of U.S. national in- terests and investigates to what extent was this concept useful.

, 2014