John Feffer

Type: Person
Name: John Feffer
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 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Surveillance Methods Exposed in INTERROGATION at Capital Fringe

Clearly - especially in this city - it isn't very shocking that someone decided to mount a show about the perceived highly intrusive state of surveillance in America today during this year's Capital Fringe. This is especially true because the hot button ... [Published Broadway World - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Immigrants Die to Get in, Europe Has Second Thoughts

Nathan Hale spied on the British in 1776 and was hanged because of it. Before he mounted the scaffold, he reportedly uttered the famous phrase, “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.”His country, the 13 former British colonies ... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mowing the Lawn in Gaza

Israel’s favorite metaphor for its periodic strikes on Gaza—”mowing the lawn”—suggests violence that is routine, indiscriminate, and risk-free. (Photo: United Nations Photo / Flickr)The Palestinians of Gaza are guilty of that new post-Cold War misdemeanor: ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 16 2014]
Entities: HAMAS, Israel, Egypt, Elections
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Is Japan’s Peace Constitution Dead?

Japan has functioned under its “peace constitution” for nearly 70 years. The distinctive Article 9, which prevents the country from conducting war as a means of resolving international conflict, is showing its age.Over the last several decades, after ... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 14 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 Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Japan's peace constitution is dying

COMMENTIs Japan's peace constitution dead?By John FefferWASHINGTON - Japan has functioned under its "peace constitution" for nearly 70 years. The distinctive Article 9, which prevents the country from conducting war as a means of resolving international ... [Published Asia Times Online - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

[Column] Japan’s Stealth Militarization

John FefferBy John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy In FocusSuicide is not unusual in Japan. In fact, the country has one of the top ten suicide rates in the world. But the recent attempt by a man to commit suicide by self-immolation in the busy ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

To Die For

Demonstrators clash with Ukrainian police following the now-ousted government’s rejection of a 2013 EU trade deal. For the EU club to survive, Brussels will have to figure out how to make membership as vital to those on the inside as it is for those on ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Disrupting Hillary

Hillary Clinton will abandon her knee-jerk America Firstism only if she is pushed in that direction by those of us who realize that America the over-armed and under-cooperative doesn’t cut it for the 21st century. (Image: “Vote Different”)In one of the ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

The Revenge of Rural Hungary

Gabor Harangozo talks about Hungary’s decline in the GDP share of agricultural production. (Photo: John Feffer)Cross-posted from JohnFeffer.com .Nearly  one-third of Hungarians live  in rural parts of the country. Surprisingly the rural population in ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jun 20 2014]

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Growing up in Transylvania [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 25 2014]
MH17: Cold War Replay? [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 23 2014]
Surveillance Methods Exposed in INTERROGATION a... [Published Broadway World - Jul 20 2014]
Immigrants Die to Get in, Europe Has Second Tho... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 18 2014]
Mowing the Lawn in Gaza [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 16 2014]
Is Japan’s Peace Constitution Dead? [Published Epoch Times - Jul 14 2014]
Summer Reading: Dan Drezner’s Theories of Inter... [Published ...My heart's in Accra - Jul 10 2014]
Japan's peace constitution is dying [Published Asia Times Online - Jul 10 2014]
[Column] Japan’s Stealth Militarization [Published Hani.co.kr - Jul 07 2014]
To Die For [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 02 2014]
Since Fall of Berlin Wall, East-Central Europe ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jun 27 2014]
Disrupting Hillary [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jun 25 2014]
The Revenge of Rural Hungary [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jun 20 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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Summer Reading: Dan Drezner’s Theories of Inter... [Published ...My heart's in Accra - Jul 10 2014]
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 ...
Obama in Asia: Washington Extracts Rent-Free Ba... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - May 01 2014]
President Barack Obama speaks to troops in Manila, April 29, 2014. (Reuters/Larry Downing) This article is a joint publication of TheNation.com and Foreign Policy In Focus . As US President Barack Obama descended on the Philippines, Manila and Washington ...
Berto Jongman: America’s Homegrown Nuclear and ... [Published Public Intelligence Blog - Apr 07 2014]
America’s Homegrown Terror Plagued by poor infrastructure, climate denialism, and a patchwork of unregulated fracking wells and nuclear waste sites, the U.S. is poised to topple itself with self-inflicted wounds. By Emanuel Pastreich and John Feffer Foreign ...
Czeching in on the Nuclear State of the Republic [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Mar 07 2014]
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. ...
Turkish financial crisis adds to region's chaos... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Feb 06 2014]
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