Reblog: News Conferences…Hate ‘Em…Need ‘Em — edLINES

I’ve had a couple of weeks to think about this whole concept of news conferences after tennis star Naomi Osaka walked away from the French Open rather than face reporters at mandatory sessions. She revealed that for her news conferences are stressful, counter productive and amount to a legitimate mental health issue for her. As […]

News Conferences…Hate ‘Em…Need ‘Em — edLINES

Reblog: ‘Great Expectations’ by Hugh White, in Australian Foreign Affairs #10: Friends, Allies and Enemies, edited by Jonathan Pearlman — ANZ LitLovers LitBlog

The Australian Foreign Affairs journal only publishes three issues each year so there’s no excuse for neglecting it, but as usual, I am really behind with my reading of the journals I subscribe to.  But—six months after its publication—this issue is still very relevant because it raises the viability of our current foreign policy strategy, […]

‘Great Expectations’ by Hugh White, in Australian Foreign Affairs #10: Friends, Allies and Enemies, edited by Jonathan Pearlman — ANZ LitLovers LitBlog