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Two Additional (and Important) Documents on the Stephen Cohen-ASEEES Controversy

Two additional documents are now available for those who have been following the controversy sparked by the refusal of the board of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) to accept funding for a dissertation fellowship program from eminent scholar Stephen F. 6,004 more words


ASEEES Offers Second, More Detailed Response to Cohen Controversy

The Board of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies on Tuesday released a “detailed clarification” of its controversial decision to reject an offer by Professor Stephen F. 711 more words


The Troubling Case of Professor Stephen Cohen and the American Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Recently considerable attention has been paid on this blog and elsewhere to potential threats to academic freedom posed by the undue influence of outside donors on scholarship.  1,874 more words


Patriotic Heresy vs. the New Cold War

Patriotic Heresy vs. the New Cold War

by Stephen F. Cohen, Nation, 2014

What exactly is going on in Ukraine?  I’ve heard on numerous occasions that this is the most dangerous escalation of any situation in the last 30 or so years.  16 more words

Why Some Idiots Can Be Useful

The present decade of a “post-American world” (how some scholars call a system of international relations marked by the relative decline of US global influence) has been seeing its share of highly publicized conflicts – Iraq, Afghanistan, Georgia, Egypt, Libya, Thailand, Syria and Ukraine, along the continuous Israeli-Palestinian struggle. 2,022 more words

Ukranian Nightmare

I’ve written before about the US and the EU combining forces to wreck havoc in Ukraine, to “punish” the country for democratically rejecting the West’s global dominion and World Bank “structural loan agreements.” … 1,302 more words

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