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About Robert G Patman

Robert G Patman is professor of international relations at the University of Otago, New Zealand. His book Strategic Shortfall: The Somalia Syndrome and the March to 9/11 was published in 2010. He has a presence on YouTube and Twitter.

Articles by Robert G Patman

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Rethinking the origins of 9/11

As 2013 came to an end ‘9/11’ continued to cast a violent shadow in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet the US response betrayed a failure to understand its origin.

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