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Saturday Morning Linkage

January 26, 2013


  • The Mali campaign continues. As does the Syrian civil war. And the UN is seeking an expanded mandate in the Congo.
  • Anonymous hacks the United States Sentencing Commission’s website in retaliation for aggressive prosecution of Swartz.
  • Jennifer Lind argues that Japanese politicians must confront their country’s past.
  • Anton Stezhnev isn’t so sure about Chris Fair et al.’s new piece in the Atlantic on drone strikes and Pakistani public opinion.
  • Alex Harrowell rounds up some pretty random financial-crisis stuff. There unifying theme, of sorts, is in the title.

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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.