Old timers might remember, when we used to run this blog during the 2008/09 US Presidential Election season, we had a blog watch category.

Then as you know the story, my colleague and friend and co-editor of the blog, Mitchell, got busy with journalism as a full time foreign correspondent in China, and my career from being a conflict correspondent took a turn to academia and research and subsequently pursuing a PhD, alongside being a full time research assistant and foreign affairs columnist.

So, since this blog is resurrected, with multiple authors, I have decided that we will end this year with special mentions of a few blogposts, from blogs which I personally have started to read for quite some time now, or fellow academics and senior researchers/Professors who I follow on Twitter.

So here goes the list, in random order. 

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