Of Spies and Politicking

When Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff took to the stage for her opening speech at the 68th UN General Assembly in New York last Wednesday (25th), she took the opportunity to deliver a sharp criticism of the spying programs carried out…

Soldiers in Suits (Part 1)

I begin this post with a caveat. For the first week or so of this blog, I’m going to write exclusively on Civil-Military relations theory (cue collective poli-sci groan). The increasingly bizarre world of International Relations as seen through the…