Category Archives: Development Studies

Oil and arms: the US-British-Saudi connection


Letter in the Independent,5th January 2015 Police officers try to disperse protesters in front of the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 AP As expressed compellingly in your editorial (4 January) – “as long as the wells … Continue reading

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Benedict Anderson, who wrote ‘Imagined Communities’, died in his adopted homeland, Indonesia


If Anderson had a homeland, it was Indonesia, which he threw his whole heart and mind into not just studying, but also emotionally inhabiting. (Jeet Heer, New Republic) Benedict Anderson, just two days before his death, discussing his newest book, … Continue reading

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