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Saturday Afternoon Linkage

December 29, 2012


  • James Scott Linville passes along Anuradha Roy’s comments on the protests engulfing India and the death of the 23-year old victim whose brutal rape galvanized them (via 3QD).
  • Reactions to the Japanese election as covered by the Rising Powers Initiative blog. You know, GWU is much better at Georgetown at establishing a presence for its programs. Just saying.
  • Mark Leon Goldberg on Timor Leste as a “2012 success story” for UN peacekeeping.
  • Nara Pavão explains “attitudes toward corruption.”
  • A neat non-Duck post by PM on the Peloponnesian War.
  • If you haven’t been following CJ Chivers’ blog, THE GUN., you should be.
  • Zack Keck wants to set the record straight on Chuck Hagel. Good luck with that. And here’s Steve Walt on that topic. And Kori Schake on ‘unconsidered’ alternatives. And I’m pretty annoyed by Foreign Policy‘s big box of registration badness.

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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.