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The Nation-State Reborn

May 31, 2012


“The most powerful political ideology on the face of the earth is nationalism, not democracy.” John Mearsheimer This is a reblog of a post at Project Syndicate by Dani Rodrik Echoing an idea I have been pushing back against in military conceptual work, Rodrik takes issue with the idea that globalization has replaced the nation-state. He […]

Multi-Paradigmatic Conflict Analysis

May 4, 2012


     I just finished a year-long fellowship with MIT’s Seminar XXI. The program “explores key policy issues by examining countries and problems critical to American interests through a variety of paradigmatic lenses.” It intends, “to provide concrete frameworks for examining how different paradigms suggest fundamentally different, even conflicting, answers to the questions American policymakers must […]