Time for a break …

Privacy under siege here in the USA. Turmoil in Turkey. A grinding civil war in Syria. Obama and Xi making nice out in California. Bond markets queasy. The fate of the eurozone is still anyone’s guess. With so much going on, it’s an awkward time to take a break from blogging, but I’m going to ...

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Stephen M. Walt
By , a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University.
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Privacy under siege here in the USA. Turmoil in Turkey. A grinding civil war in Syria. Obama and Xi making nice out in California. Bond markets queasy. The fate of the eurozone is still anyone's guess.

With so much going on, it's an awkward time to take a break from blogging, but I'm going to drop (mostly) off the grid starting tomorrow. I'm spending the next two weeks in Europe, attending conferences and seminars in France, Britain, Norway, and Crete. Not exactly a restful trip, but I'm looking forward to it anyway. I may post occasionally when connectivity allows, and I'm hoping a few guest bloggers weigh in while I'm away, but no promises.

If anyone needs to reach me, just contact the NSA. They'll probably know where I am … (just kidding … I think).

Privacy under siege here in the USA. Turmoil in Turkey. A grinding civil war in Syria. Obama and Xi making nice out in California. Bond markets queasy. The fate of the eurozone is still anyone’s guess.

With so much going on, it’s an awkward time to take a break from blogging, but I’m going to drop (mostly) off the grid starting tomorrow. I’m spending the next two weeks in Europe, attending conferences and seminars in France, Britain, Norway, and Crete. Not exactly a restful trip, but I’m looking forward to it anyway. I may post occasionally when connectivity allows, and I’m hoping a few guest bloggers weigh in while I’m away, but no promises.

If anyone needs to reach me, just contact the NSA. They’ll probably know where I am … (just kidding … I think).

Stephen M. Walt is a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University. Twitter: @stephenwalt

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