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The Nationalized State as an International Actor

I’ve really been wanting to get back to blogging but over the last 12 months I’ve spent a considerable amount of time trying to work through the question of how do public diplomacies fit in to international politics and rather than just start commenting on current events I want to sketch out some of the conclusions of this theoretical work so that I can refer back to it.   1,030 more words

The Arab Revolutions: Five Years On -- Raymond Hinnebusch | American University of Beirut

[Norm’s note: for people who only understand English, Raymond Hinnebusch’s short presentation in the featured and first video begins at the 3 minute mark and ends at the 24 minute and 20 second mark. 78 more words

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