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Littlefinger: opportunistic, manipulative and knowledgeable

A reason why I enjoy the Game of Thrones may be because the show contains so many international relations issues. Indeed, various concepts of global politics can be tools to analyze particular event or character, for instance, Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish — the most opportunistic and manipulative person in Westeros. 824 more words

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Everyone Missed the Point of Charlottesville

Over the past couple weeks, I’ve been digesting the narratives swirling after the tragic violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. I’ve waited to write about it because I noticed that so many people’s emotions were running so high, even people who usually seem pretty level-headed to me. 1,316 more words


The True Cost of Israel | The American Conservative


Professors Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer to ask, “Why has the U.S. been willing to set aside its own security … in order to advance the interests of another state? 327 more words

Barack Obama and American foreign policy

As President Obama heads off to, well, whatever it is he plans on doing, everybody and their NatSec Granny has been doing foreign policy retrospectives of his administration. 1,347 more words

US Isolationism and Syria's Future

It’s a bizarrely counter-intuitive world we live in nowadays.  Old norms are being constantly ripped up and rewritten.  It’s probably too much of a cliché to invoke a 1984 quotation at this point but, in all reality, who are we now to say that war isn’t peace, freedom slavery and ignorance freedom?  969 more words

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