Articles By James Shinn
 
May 2009
A gritty documentary records the brave protests of bereaved parents after last year's Chinese earthquake
 
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March 2009
A new documentary made in Afghanistan has won two awards at the the Sundance Film Festival. Afghan Star could help the cause of feminism there and encourage a desperately-needed sense of national community
 
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About James Shinn

James Shinn was US Assistant Secretary of Defense from 2007-8, with prime policy responsibility for Afghanistan. He previously served in the Central Intelligence Agency and the State Department, and teaches at Princeton University.

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