Stephen Saideman holds the Paterson Chair in International Affairs at Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. In addition to his books, The Ties That Divide: Ethnic Politics, Foreign Policy and International Conflict; For Kin or Country: Xenophobia, Nationalism and War (with R. William Ayres) and Intra-State Conflict, Governments and Security (edited with Marie-Joelle Zahar), he has published articles and book chapters on the international relations and comparative politics of nationalism, ethnic conflict and civil war. Prof. Saideman spent 2001-2002 on the U.S. Joint Staff working in the Strategic Planning and Policy Directorate as part of a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellowship. Saideman is now completing a book on NATO’s experience in Afghanistan while also continuing his work on the international relations of ethnic conflict by focusing on the dynamics of diasporas.
Posts by Stephen Saideman:
- R2P ~ Regime Change, June 5, 2013.
- Comparative Xenophobia, Part III: The Quickening, May 23, 2013.
- Comparative Xenophobia, Part II, May 22, 2013.
- Comparative Xenophobia, Part I, May 16, 2013.
- NATO and Churchill Yet Again, May 7, 2013.
- Thursday Mystery of the Week: Canada the Bold and Sri Lanka, May 2, 2013.
- Pop Prisoner’s Dilemma, April 23, 2013.
- Mything Iraq: Ten Years And Little Learning, March 18, 2013.
- Army Training, Suh!, February 7, 2013.
- Political Violence Today, November 13, 2012.
- Nobel Peace Prize for Indecision, October 18, 2012.
- The New World, Largely Same as the Old One, September 26, 2012.
- Democracy and Coups: Taking Civilian Control of the Military for Granted, August 28, 2012.
- Ethnic Conflict via Science Fiction, July 26, 2012.
- Intervening in Syria? Some Inconvenient Realities, June 12, 2012.