Posts Tagged ‘Karen Dawisha’

  1. 1964–1991–201X


    March 16, 2015 by AK

    Earlier this year, I finished reading Edward Luttwak’s Coup d’État, the dazzling 1968 “practical handbook” that outlined the soon-to-happen 1974 Portuguese revolution and has been recently invoked to explain the 2013 military coup in Egypt. However, Luttwak took care to distinguish between a coup d’état in a strict sense and various violent means of regime change, such as revolutions, pronunciamientos …
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  2. Libel laws as global censorship: the case of Prof. Dawisha.


    October 2, 2014 by AK

    Karen Dawisha, the founder and head of the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies at the Miami University in Ohio, has published a book summarizing years of meticulous research, Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia? It focuses on Putin’s early years in the post-Soviet system, that is his tenure as deputy mayor of St. Petersburg. Some of …
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