John Feffer

Author Bio

John Feffer

John Feffer is co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies.

He is the author of several books and numerous articles. He has been a Writing Fellow at Provisions Library in Washington, DC and a PanTech fellow in Korean Studies at Stanford University. He is a former associate editor of World Policy Journal. He has worked as an international affairs representative in Eastern Europe and East Asia for the American Friends Service Committee.

He has studied in England and Russia, lived in Poland and Japan, and traveled widely throughout Europe and Asia. He has taught a graduate level course on international conflict at Sungkonghoe University in Seoul in July 2001 and delivered lectures at a variety of academic institutions including New York University, Hofstra, Union College, Cornell University, and Sofia University (Tokyo).

John has been widely interviewed in print and on radio. He serves on the advisory committees of the Alliance of Scholars Concerned about Korea. He is a recipient of the Herbert W. Scoville fellowship and has been a writer in residence at Blue Mountain Center and the Wurlitzer Foundation.

His website is: www.johnfeffer.com

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Islamic Blowback Part Two?

The Bush administration is supporting the reform of Islam from within. But this faith-based approach is undemocratic, ignorant of the complexities of Islam, and ultimately doomed to fail.

Jihad Against Hezbollah

The Bush administration wants to punish the Lebanese for supporting Hezbollah. Who’s next, Syria or Iran?

No Standards, No Accountability

In 1996, the United States designed a law to combat war crimes. That same law has now come back to haunt the Bush administration.

Who’s Arming Israel?

Everyone's talking about the arms suppliers behind Hezbollah. But who's supplying Israel?

A New Frontier of Jihadi Islam?

Is Somalia rapidly turning into this year’s Afghanistan, with the Islamic Courts in the role of the Taliban and Ethiopia as the unilateral invader?
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