Monthly Archives: August 2013

Aug 30 2013

Open Veins of Brazil: Tension, perplexity and the (re)emergence of popular protests

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By Dr Pia Riggirozzi is a Lecturer in Global Politics at the University of Southampton.   Brazil has posed one of the most puzzling dilemmas for politicians and academics alike: how is it possible that in a country where growth … Continue reading

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Aug 29 2013

Enoch Powell and the Cold War

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Paul Corthorn, Lecturer in Modern British History at Queen’s University Belfast and an Associate of the LSE IDEAS Cold War Studies Programme.   Enoch Powell, the British Conservative politician best known for his impassioned call for restrictions on immigration, also … Continue reading

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Aug 20 2013

Drones or No Drones, The Violence Will Continue in Pakistan

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By Harrison Akins, Ibn Khaldun Chair Research Fellow, American University’s School of International Service in Washington, DC.   Speaking from Islamabad, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry recently hinted at the possibility of ending the use of the drone in … Continue reading

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