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Obscurity: Quebec-quoi? A very brief historical outline of Canada’s nation within a state

By most accounts, Canada- like its fellow English-speaking neighbor, the United States- appears to be a country with a unified culture.  This, however, overlooks one of the country’s most important territories: Quebec, home to global metropolitan hubs like Montreal. For … Continue reading

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Obscurity: Celebrating the Birth of a Microstate

Today’s post will deal with the lighter side of international relations.  Here, I will explore a case study in individualist, independent thinking that makes America great.  In honor of the 31st anniversary of the Conch Republic, I will briefly tell … Continue reading

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Obscurity: Attack of the (Royal Army of the) Sulu

Building on the theme of the “periphery,” I’d like to use this blog space to highlight the unorthodox, the unexpected, and the truly bizarre in international affairs. For the record, this post is NOT about Dennis Rodman’s excursion to the … Continue reading

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