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Sometimes a tie is just a tie

January 11, 2006

At least that’s my impression – and that of others as well – of some recent attempts to prove that the Bush administration was right about the relationship between Hussein and al Qaeda.

I’m impressed, as always, by Dan Darling’s skill at connecting dots… but less so by his implication that the alleged relationships are transitive.

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Daniel H. Nexon is a Professor at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Government and the School of Foreign Service. His academic work focuses on international-relations theory, power politics, empires and hegemony, and international order. He has also written on the relationship between popular culture and world politics.