Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mar 13 2012

KONY 2012 and the Restrictions of ‘Viral’ Global Public Discourse

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By Simone Datzberger, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of International Relations, LSE When the farthest corner of the globe has been conquered technologically and can be exploited economically; when any incident you like, in any place you like, at any time you … Continue reading

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Mar 12 2012

Russia’s policy on the Syria crisis: sources and implications

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by Ekaterina Stepanova It may be hard to believe it now, but just a year ago Russia found itself enjoying a rather positive and balanced standing in the Middle East. This image could be traced despite, or thanks to, Russia’s … Continue reading

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Mar 11 2012

The U.S. and Iran: A Pathology of Paternalism

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By George Fernee With articles in Foreign Affairs brandishing titles such as: “Time to Attack Iran,” and ”What Happens after Israel Attacks Iran,” it is little wonder why many feel that we are being primed for an eventual showdown between … Continue reading

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