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Best of the week - 10 July 2020

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Each week BISA Director, Juliet Dryden, scours the internet for IR-related content that might interest you. Here she brings you this week's best readings and podcasts to keep you up to date with what's happening around the world.

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Middle East

In other news

  • Tariq Ali on Victor Serge’s defective bolshevism. Read ‘Inquisition Mode’ in the London Review of Books
  • Podcast: Listen to Helen Thompson’s History of Ideas from Talking Politics. She asks if our understanding of where political ideas come from is liberating or limiting and asks how many of them were just rationalisations for power.

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