SEN News on Sunday: July 20-28, 2013

  • Russia Beyond the Headlines (28/07/13) reports on Russia’s new 28-point strategy to deal with the country’s ethnic conflict, entitled  “Strategy of the State National Policy of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2025”.
  • New York Times (23/07/13) analyzes the nationalism of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in light of the landslide victory of his Liberal Democratic Party in recent parliamentary elections.

  • EurActiv (23/07/13) offers commentary on the need for swift action by the European Union (EU) to prevent resurgent nationalism in Albania.
  • The Atlantic (23/07/13) reports on the increasingly violent conflict in South Sudan, and what obstacles need to be overcome to become a stable state.
  • Modern Tokyo Times (20/07/13) analyzes the intersection between nationalism and art, in particular works by Japanese artist Yokoyama Taikan, in Japan in the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth century.

Stay tuned for SEN Article Spotlights, which will be posted later in the week.

News compiled by Karen Seegobin.

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