Hannah Gurman

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Hannah Gurman

Foreign Policy In Focus columnist Hannah Gurman is an assistant professor at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She writes on the politics, economics, and culture of U.S. diplomacy and military conflict. Her forthcoming book, The Dissent Papers: The Voice of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond, will be published by the University of Columbia Press in fall 2011.

Latest

True Lies About Apple and Foxconn

The Mike Daisey saga has shown that melodrama and sentimental fiction cannot alone change the world, but they have a place in progressive politics.

Beating China, Corporate Style

Why should anyone believe that catering to the interests of U.S. corporations located in or returning from China will make American workers any better off?

The Under-Examined Story of Fallujah

Although you're unlikely to have read about it in the press, the ongoing health crisis in Fallujah shows that the legacy of the U.S. war in Iraq is far from over.

Ten Years and One Month Later

A look at the news after the memorialization of 9/11 reveals an America that systematically attempts to erase its fingerprints from world events.

The CIA’s Selective Secrecy

President Obama praised the CIA for its role in killing Osama bin Laden, but we should not be so quick to hail a shadowy agency hell-bent on shielding its actions from public scrutiny.
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