Wednesday Links 2.5.07

View from the Daphne Hotel-Istanbul, via Argenberg's photostream

In Washington, Michael Dirda writes about Vermeer's Hat, which describes how at the dawn of globalization, "the lure of China's wealth haunted the seventeenth-century world."

In London, Tom Barnett explains the continental aspirations of U.S. Africa Command.

In New Haven, Chris Blattman lists an excellent African reading list.

In Cambridge, eon: dean of cyberspace gives us something to ponder.

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  • Hey Joshua,

    I stumbled on your blog while doing some research on AFRICOM. I'm trying to see what alternatives we can come up with...if any. I'm an intern at TransAfrica Forum in DC (heard of us?) and would love to hear your thoughts on it.


    By Blogger SK, at 12:18 PM  

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