Janis Chakars has been a contributor at NewsWorks since 2011. He has also contributed to thePhiladelphia Inquirer; Daily News; The Herald-Times (Bloomington, Ind.); Ulaanbaatar Post(Mongolia); Transitions Online (Czech Republic); Diena (Latvia); The Moscow Times; The Baltic Times;Nonviolent Activist; Military History; the Bloomington Independent; and elsewhere. He has written a few book chapters and academic articles as well.

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