'EU' Category

  • Ukraine: Notes on a Crisis Made in the West

    May 27, 2014

    Last week I was in Izmir, Turkey for the 2nd European Workshops in International Studies, and I was asked to join a roundtable discussion on Ukraine and its implications for “security governance” in Europe. In preparing my contribution I found it quite difficult to find critical accounts of the crisis that adequately acknowledged the West’s […]

  • Monocle 24 appearance on NSA PRISM scandal and Turkey protests

    June 13, 2013

    I was on Monocle 24 again last night to discuss the resurfacing of US whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and what his game plan appears to be, and also international and domestic reactions to the protests in Turkey. You can listen to the show here; the segment starts about 43 minutes in.  

  • Some thoughts on the Burma protests

    September 25, 2007

    As we’ve been seeing in the media over the last week, protests that began in Burma in mid-August have been escalating in recent days as the All-Burma Monks Alliance has pledged to keep marching on the streets until it has “wiped the military dicatatorship from the land”. This has been quite surprising. It all began […]

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