Articles by Felipe J. Cuello

Postmodern Revolution and Ukraine

Since the 2010 earthquake in Haiti birthed a “Republic of NGOs”—in government, this is a much-vaunted case study by international humanitarians—the postmodern revolutionary’s quiver found a new arrow with which to fight power. The “civil society organization,” direct descendants of Gene Sharp’s OTPOR movement in Yugoslavia, has been the organizing method of choice for the […]

For European Action on Iran, Look Beyond Berlin

Mainstream views of European politics very rarely look past the Franco-German motor. President Trump’s verdict on the European Union as “basically a vehicle for Germany” accepts this common view among Western policymakers. But a resurgent European periphery offers Trump’s administration a chance to reshape the power dynamic in Brussels to Washington’s advantage. Major foreign policy […]