Conn Hallinan

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Conn Hallinan

Conn Hallinan is a columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus.

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Divide and Conquer as Imperial Rules

Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh’s recent revelations that the Israeli government is encouraging Kurdish separatism in Iraq, Iran, and Syria should ring a bell for anyone who has followed the long history of English imperial ambitions.

Nepal–Nursing the Pinion

While the U.S., India, and Great Britain have sharply condemned the Feb. 1 coup by King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah of Nepal, the policies of those three governments vis-à-vis the ongoing civil war in the Himalayan nation must share considerable blame for the present crisis.

Cornering the Dragon

When newly appointed CIA Director Porter Goss recently warned that China’s modernization of its military posed a direct threat to the U.S., was it standard budget time scare tactics?

The Dragon & the Chrysanthemum

If you want to understand the antagonism between Beijing and Tokyo, you have to start in Washington and, in particular, Washington State.

The Cross of Iron

With less than a year before the next election, the recent scandal over a sweetheart deal to lease air tankers from the Boeing Corporation underlines the enormous and disturbing power the arms industry exerts on American politics.

Food Bully

The Bush administration seems to be applying its "for us or against us" anti-terrorism formula to trade policy.
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