Author Archives: Jason Ralph

About Jason Ralph

Jason Ralph, Professor of International Relations, University of Leeds

Response to the comments on my Guardian article

This is a rather belated response to the comments on my Guardian article on 2 November.  Unfortunately I couldn’t reply before the comments page closed, in fact I didn’t realise it closed, but still the comments deserve a reply and … Continue reading

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US democracy promotion conference

Nicolas Bouchet kindly forwarded this link to the video of an excellent conference I attended. The video is of the roundtable on US democracy promotion at the Institute for the Study of the Americas. The link is: http://www.sas.ac.uk/820.html

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LOCATING OBAMA IN THE DOMAIN OF FOREIGN POLICY

Tom Farer, Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver Roughly a year and one-quarter into the Obama Presidency it is now possible to identify with some confidence not simply the incumbent’s foreign policy goals (which … Continue reading

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Continuity we have to believe in (part III) – Trials.

Jason Ralph It’s pretty much obvious from my two weeks spent talking and listening to people in DC that the continuities between the Obama and Bush administration outweigh the changes.  This is the third post on some general and incomplete … Continue reading

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Continuity we have to believe in (part II)

Jason Ralph It’s pretty much obvious from my two weeks spent talking and listening to people in DC that the continuities between the Obama and Bush administrations outweigh the changes.  This is the second post setting out some initial, general … Continue reading

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Continuity we have to believe in (part I)

Jason Ralph It’s pretty much obvious from my two weeks spent talking and listening to people in DC that the continuities between the Obama and Bush administrations outweigh the changes.  This is the first post setting out some initial, general and … Continue reading

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Combatants or Criminals?

The New York Times reported yesterday that 5 American citizens from the Washington DC area have been charged by a Pakistan court with “plotting attacks in Afghanistan, raising money to commit terrorism and planning attacks against Pakistani allies and targets within … Continue reading

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