Category Archives: Domestic Politics

Thoughts on Ukraine

We briefly talked in class about the disturbing violence in Ukraine. I would like to draw your attention to two aspects of the power struggle in Kiev: a cultural and an institutional one. Let me start on the cultural front. … Continue reading

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North Korea, Leadership, and Institutions

The bellicose rhetoric of North Korea has been grabbing headlines over the past few weeks. What is the driving force behind North Korea’s actions? Andrew Kydd has argued in a blog post that North Korea is motivated to provoke the … Continue reading

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