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Wednesday Morning Linkage

September 5, 2012

  • #DNC2012, day 1 — Biography as Politics: 1, Foreign Policy: 0.
  • What’s up next for drone warfare?
  • BLTN: Colin Kahl debunks the Obama-abandoned-Israel argument. 
  • British scientists claim that “stereotypes ‘evolve like language.'”
  • Steve Walt didn’t like that “leading from the front” manifesto. 
  • Rejoice, for Phil Arena is refining his military-capabilities measurement
  • At zenpundit, J. Scott Shipman reviews Inventing Grand Strategy and Teaching Command, The Classic Works of Alfred Thayer Mahan Reconsidered

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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.