The Foreign Policy’s Shadow World

Don’t miss Laura Rozen’s MoJo feature on the shadow world of foreign policy:

This is a story of the other world, the one whose real power playersnever show up in the CNN headline crawl. It’s the story of a man with ahabit of popping up, Zelig-like, at the nexus of foreign policy and thekinds of businesses that thrive in times of war — security contracting,infrastructure development and postwar reconstruction, influence andintelligence brokering.

Besides being a great read, it shows both the extent to which “official” diplomacy is just the tip of the iceberg, but also how what goes on beneath the surface is both more and less than what we might imagine.

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