John Feffer

Type: Person
Name: John Feffer
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Plague

There are, of course, many differences between a pestilence like Ebola and a movement like IS. But they are both the result of systemic breakdown. They are opportunistic infections. (Image: Snook 8 / Deviant Art)In his novel , Albert Camus describes how ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Flowering of Feminism in Hungary

Judit Acsady was an early feminist in Hungary. (Photo: John Feffer)Cross-posted from JohnFeffer.com .The feminist movement, which gathered strength in the 1960s and 1970s in the West, arrived in East-Central Europe much later. Women’s equality was a stated ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bombing the Caliphate

Ottoman soldiers march through Iraq in 1915, the last time the country was ruled by an organized caliphate. By intervening in Iraq now, the U.S. could be unifying ISIS’ nascent caliphate just as internal divisions were starting to pull it apart. (Photo: ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: Iraq, Bombing, United States
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Pushes Africa Investment as US Corporations 'Drool' over Resources

At a Washington, DC gathering of African state leaders and U.S. corporations, President Obama on Tuesday unveiled a multi-billion dollar drive to promote U.S. business investments in Africa. While the President said the plan will unleash "the next era ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Is Obama Really Adrift in the World?

For all the hands shaken and hamburgers eaten, President Obama has never quite shaken his reputation for detachment.He is the “cool” president who doesn’t lose his temper even when he should. He is the former constitutional law professor who is too “academic” ... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

[Column] Obama’s challenge

John FefferBy John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy In FocusThe world seems to be falling apart. The war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is escalating. Iraq is coming apart at the seams. Thousands continue to die in the Syrian conflict. The civil ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Can the Hungarian Party “Can Politics Be Different” Live up to Its Name?

Katalin Ertsey represents the Lehet Mas a Politika — Politics Can Be Different — party in Hungary’s parliament. (Photo: John Feffer)Cross-posted from JohnFeffer.com .Every few years in East-Central Europe, a new political movement emerges that challenges ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Is Obama Really Adrift in the World?

The United States is not Atlas, and the U.S. president is not a Helmsman. (Photo: Wikipedia)For all the hands shaken and hamburgers eaten, President Obama has never quite shaken his reputation for detachment.He is the “cool” president who doesn’t lose ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Growing up in Transylvania

Life under Ceausescu was not easy for Romanians in general, but it could be particularly harsh for Romanians of Hungarian ethnicity. (Photo: Ville Miettinen / Flickr)Cross-posted from JohnFeffer.com .Agnes Gagyi grew up in the city of Miercurea Ciuc in ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

MH17: Cold War Replay?

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 can serve as a wake-up call to negotiate an immediate truce in Ukraine. Or it can lead to the most serious escalation in tensions between Moscow and Washington since 1983.(Photo: EricFoo / Flickr)The most bizarre ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Summer Reading: Dan Drezner’s Theories of International Politics and Zombies, Colson Whitehead’s Zone One

Much of my summer reading centers on the idea of civics outside of the conventional bounds of the state. I’m interested in understanding reasons why individuals and groups grow frustrated with traditional state-bound politics, and what forms of civics ... [Published ...My heart's in Accra - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

Czeching in on the Nuclear State of the Republic

John Feffer provides an interesting history of nuclear energy in Eastern Europe. This seems a fair summary of what’s happening now: Poland cancelled the four plants under construction in 1990 but has committed to building its first plant by 2022. ... [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Mar 07 2014]

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The Plague [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Aug 27 2014]
The Flowering of Feminism in Hungary [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Aug 22 2014]
Bombing the Caliphate [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Aug 13 2014]
Obama Pushes Africa Investment as US Corporatio... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 07 2014]
Is Obama Really Adrift in the World? [Published Epoch Times - Aug 06 2014]
[Column] Obama’s challenge [Published Hani.co.kr - Aug 04 2014]
Can the Hungarian Party “Can Politics Be Differ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Aug 01 2014]
Is Obama Really Adrift in the World? [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 30 2014]
Growing up in Transylvania [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 25 2014]
MH17: Cold War Replay? [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 23 2014]
Summer Reading: Dan Drezner’s Theories of Inter... [Published ...My heart's in Accra - Jul 10 2014]
Obama in Asia: Washington Extracts Rent-Free Ba... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - May 01 2014]
Berto Jongman: America’s Homegrown Nuclear and ... [Published Public Intelligence Blog - Apr 07 2014]
Czeching in on the Nuclear State of the Republic [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Mar 07 2014]
Turkish financial crisis adds to region's chaos... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Feb 06 2014]
The Empire’s New Asian Clothes – America’s Stra... [Published naked capitalism - Jan 29 2014]
Tomgram: John Feffer, The Empire's New Asian Cl... [Published OpEdNews - Jan 28 2014]
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