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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
When Soft Power Fails
January 22 - "Soft power" doesn't work when it's a fig leaf for military dominance. Published in The Huffington Post.
Where Bulgaria Went Wrong
January 18 - Bulgaria naively embarked upon a ready-made Western model of change: neoliberalism.
Taming the Wild East: Bulgaria
January 16 - Risk Monitor's Stefan Popov is trying to change the image of Bulgaria as the Wild East frontier of the European Union.