International relations - a set of economic, political, legal, ideological, diplomatic, military, cultural and other links and relationships between entities operating in the global arena.
According to the famous French philosopher and sociologist Raymond Aron, "international relations - a relationship between political entities." Thus, for him to international relations - is, first of all, the interaction between states or "diplomat" and "soldier." In the opinion of the American political scientist George. Rosenau, symbolic subjects of international relations are a tourist and a terrorist.