Thursday, February 24, 2011

Gene Sharp: The strategic inspiration behind the current polical upheavals?

One name has been cropping up often, when any analysis of events that resulted in the upheavals in the Middle East and North Africa takes place. The name is "Gene Sharp".
Given below are a few links that take you to the man, introduce you to his works and the impact he has had on the political landscape of our times. He is to me a strategic thinker par excellence!
Who is Gene Sharp?

The BBC on Gene Sharp and world politics

MKGandhi and Gene Sharp

Another take on the North African political upheavals

Gene Sharp's political jujitsu and North Africa

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