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I suspect that the crew of the Cheonan might dispute this headline from Reuters: North Korea shells South in fiercest attack in decades I suppose we run into definitional issues, and it’s true that the latest shelling has killed civilians. However, torpedoing a patrol ship without warning (even if the warship was in a disputed […]

Client States

In Robert Farley
On June 4, 2010
Back in the day, a fair amount of the policy oriented literature on international security focused on the question of relationships between patron and client states.  The reasons for this were obvious; the Soviet Union and the United States were in competition for the allegiancefriendship of a variety of states in the first, second, and […]
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